Collocations beginning with U. Select a collocation for more details.
the hidden reason or purpose behind an action
a future that's likely to be worse than the present
love that isn't based on conditions or requirements
to have a surgical procedure or operation
to have treatment for a medical condition
a regular payment from the government to help someone who can't find a job
an advantage that isn't fair or hasn't been earned
unjust or unfair firing of a worker
love you feel for someone who doesn't love you
much wealthier than other people in the same position or with the same job
deck of a ship that's above lower decks and open to the sky
the highest ranks in a society or organization
the highest level or amount allowed
If something upsets your stomach, it causes a stomach problem that makes you feel sick.
If you've got an upset stomach, you feel sick in the stomach.
the building or development of towns and cities
the renewal of poor parts of a city by improving services and attracting investment
the poorly-regulated spread of urban development into the countryside near a city
to make a call on somebody else's phone
a car that's already been owned by someone
completely ridiculous or unreasonable