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welcome change

This page is about the collocation welcome change

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


a pleasant or long-awaited change

For example

  • It was a cold winter, so the warm weather made a welcome change.

  • After working there for twenty years, a change was more welcome than ever.

Other collocations with "welcome" as an adjective include "welcome sight", "welcome relief", "welcome addition", "welcome news", "welcome surprise", etc.

Quick Quiz

Having nothing to do made a welcome change. I

a. hadn't been welcoming enough

b. had been working too much

c. hadn't been busy for ages

Contributor: Matt Errey