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heavily armed

This page is about the collocation heavily armed

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

having or carrying many weapons

For example

  • All the terrorists were heavily armed.

  • If the police had been as heavily armed as the criminals, they could have arrested them.

Quick Quiz

Who would you expect to be heavily armed?

a. a soldier in battle

b. a criminal in jail

c. a bodybuilder

Contributor: Matt Errey