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serious accident

This page is about the collocation serious accident

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

an accident in which someone is badly injured or killed

For example

  • Have you ever been in a serious car accident?

  • You're lucky. The accident could've been much more serious than it was.

Quick Quiz

A traffic accident's very serious if

a. cars are seriously damaged

b. someone is seriously hurt

c. traffic is seriously delayed

Contributor: Matt Errey