dislike collocations and examples

 UK /dɪsˈlaɪk/

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a feeling of not liking someone or something

Adjectives frequently used with dislike
strong: deep, great, intense, strongShe had an intense dislike of cats.immediate: instantThe two take an instant dislike to one another, but have to find ways to coexist.between two people: mutual, personalThese allegations could have been motivated or exaggerated by personal dislike.
Verbs frequently used with dislike
feel dislike: have, share, takeIt seems that my new boss has taken a dislike to me.show dislike: express, showSome boys actually expressed a strong dislike of reading.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with dislike
likesShe went out off her way to find out his likes and dislikes.

Usage note

Dislike is always plural in this combination.

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