Collocations beginning with L. Select a collocation for more details.
skills related to using a language
a night when you go to bed later than usual
to laugh audibly, or laugh aloud so people can hear you
public order that police or military forces maintain
to do preliminary work in preparation for future work
to go first to show others the way
to do something first or best
to be the most successful or advanced in the world
to encourage somebody to believe something, or to hint that something might happen
the most important role in a film, play or TV show
to leave information for someone you haven't been able to meet or talk to
to move out from the home you grew up in
to stop annoying, bothering or criticizing somebody
to not touch, change or use something
advice from a lawyer, a solicitor, or any other a legal expert
to allow somebody or something to go free
to stop holding on to something
to tell or inform somebody
a situation that's fair for everyone, or in which everyone has the same opportunities
a teaspoon filled to the level of the sides of the spoon
If something lies ahead, it's going to happen in the future.
alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks
younger brother, younger sister
to live in the home you grew up in, or with the people who raised you
music played on instruments in front of an audience
physical conditions in which people live
all things that are alive, incl. microorganisms, plants, animals, etc.
should have been done, or should have happened, a long time ago
appear attractive, pleasant, enjoyable, delicious, etc.
to be told you no longer have your job
to no longer be in control of something
to no longer have faith in something you once believed in or trusted
to no longer be interested in something
to have less money after gambling, investing, starting a business, etc.
to become lighter in weight
to die because of an accident, war, illness, crime, etc.
to love very much, esp. of family members and friends
someone you love, esp. a family member or partner
If you had a lucky escape, you came close to being killed or badly injured.