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give way (2)

This page is about the collocation give way (2)

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to yield, or let another vehicle go first, when driving in traffic

For example

  • In Australia, you have to give way to cars coming from your right.

  • The guy driving the truck should've given way, but he just kept on going.

Quick Quiz

If you don't give way, you could

a. cause a defeat

b. cause an illness

c. cause an accident

Contributor: Matt Errey