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free spirit

This page is about the collocation free spirit

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a person who doesn't behave in a conventional way

For example

  • There are always a few free spirits around, but most people lead conventional lives.

  • Artists and musicians tend to be free spirits, but not many bankers or accountants are free spirits.

Quick Quiz

Joanne's a free spirit. She does whatever

a. she's meant to do

b. she's told to do

c. she wants to do

Contributor: Matt Errey