native country

This page is about the collocation native country

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

the country in which you were born

For example

  • Her native country's England, but Jane's been living in Singapore since 1989.

  • Brad wouldn't be so proud of his native country if he knew more about its history.

Quick Quiz

His native country is

a. the U.S.A.

b. California

c. Los Angeles

Contributor: Matt Errey