cold collocations and examples

 UK /kəʊld/

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a minor illness that blocks your nose and may make you cough


Adjectives frequently used with cold
bad, feverish, heavy, nasty, slight, stinking, streamingHe had a heavy cold and a bad cough, but he managed to keep working.
Nouns frequently used before cold
headI had a streaming head cold.
Verbs frequently used with cold
catch, get, have, suffer fromShe was hardy and never caught a cold, even in the winter.I didn’t usually suffer from colds.
 
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