deadly collocations and examples

 UK /ˈdedli/

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able or likely to kill people

Adverbs frequently used with deadly
potentiallyCheap deals are fuelling the popularity of holidays to countries where this potentially deadly disease is endemic.
Nouns frequently used with deadly
attack, disease, poison, threat, virus, weaponThese deadly weapons could end up in the hands of terrorists.
Verbs frequently used with deadly
be, proveThe aim is to collect debris and rubbish from the beach that would prove deadly to new-born seal pups and other marine wildlife.
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