era collocations and examples

 UK /ˈɪərə/

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a period of time with a particular quality or character


Adjectives frequently used with era
new or present: current, modern, new, presentIn this modern era of electronic publishing the printed book is still as popular as ever.old: bygone, long-gone, pastThe Victorian dolls’ house is a wonderful record of a bygone era.great or greatest: golden, greatThe Electric Picture Palace is a re-creation of the golden era of cinema.exciting: excitingWe’re looking forward to an exciting new era in translation technology.
Verbs frequently used with era
be the start of an era: begin, herald, inaugurate, mark, open, signal, usher inCompletion of the human genome sequence heralded a new era in medicine.enter an era: enter, move intoWe’re moving into an era of renewable energy.be typical of an era: characterize, define, epitomise, reflectThese classic songs define a golden era in pop music history.remember an era: evoke, recall, recapture, recreate, reliveThe house has been decorated in a style that recalls the graceful Edwardian era.
Verbs that frequently follow era
begin: arrive, begin, come, commence, dawn, emerge, open, startA new era dawned with the accession of Queen Victoria in 1838.end: end, passThe Puritan era had passed and religious fervour died down.
Nouns + of frequently used before era
beginning: beginning, dawn, startWith the dawn of the new era of technology, anything seems to be possible.end: end, passingWe wanted to do a big charity gig to mark the end of an era for the band.
 
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