encouragement collocations and examples

 UK /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒmənt/

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words or actions that give someone confidence or hope, or that help something to happen


Adjectives frequently used with encouragement
great: active, considerable, constant, great, much, strong, tremendousThe School offers great encouragement for boys to develop an interest in the arts.a little: gentle, a littleWith a little encouragement she could achieve much better grades.shared with other people: mutualIn situations like this you can provide mutual encouragement to each other.
Verbs frequently used with encouragement
give someone encouragement: give, lend, offer (someone), provide (someone with)I have not been given any encouragement whatsoever.shout encouragement: scream, shout, yellCrowds lined the bank and shouted encouragement.need encouragement: need, requireWhether we write or draw, sing or dance, we all need encouragement.get encouragement: draw, gain, get, receive, takeHe received very little encouragement from his parents, even though he was obviously a natural performer.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with encouragement
advice, assistance, guidance, help, hope, inspiration, praise, reassurance, supportI would never be where I am today without your support and encouragement.
 
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