American

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WordReference English Collocations © 2019

American

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. American [Indians, natives, people, children, men, citizens]
  2. American [citizenship, passport, government, rights, liberties]
  3. American [food, culture, movies, history, shows, cars]
  4. an American [academy, institute, organization, company, charity, college]
  5. the American [war, civil war]
  6. the American [people, flag]
  7. (live) the American dream
  8. American values
  9. the American way of life
  10. is not the American way
  11. is American
  12. wants to [be, become] American
  13. has an American passport
  14. is [eligible, ineligible, applying] for American citizenship
  15. [speaks] American English
  16. [has, speaks with] an American accent
  17. [typically, exclusively, mainly] American
  18. [native, north, central, south] American
  19. American cheese
n
  1. a [typical, stereotype, proud] American
  2. the [stereotype] American
  3. a [North, South, Central] American
  4. my [good, dear, fellow] Americans
  5. am proud to be an American
  6. am an American
  7. married an American
  8. [represent, defend] all Americans
  9. the Americans won [gold, the race, the competition]
additional examples
  1. a [typical, stereotype, proud] American
  2. American [Indians, natives, people, children, men, citizens]
  3. the [stereotype] American
  4. American [citizenship, passport, government, rights, liberties]
  5. a [North, South, Central] American
  6. American [food, culture, movies, history, shows, cars]
  7. my [good, dear, fellow] Americans
  8. an American [academy, institute, organization, company, charity, college]
  9. am proud to be an American
  10. the American [war, civil war]
  11. am an American
  12. the American [people, flag]
  13. married an American
  14. (live) the American dream
  15. [represent, defend] all Americans
  16. American values
  17. the Americans won [gold, the race, the competition]
  18. the American way of life
  19. is not the American way
  20. is American
  21. wants to [be, become] American
  22. has an American passport
  23. is [eligible, ineligible, applying] for American citizenship
  24. [speaks] American English
  25. [has, speaks with] an American accent
  26. [typically, exclusively, mainly] American
  27. [native, north, central, south] American
  28. [an, he's] American- [Cuban, Italian, Argentinian]
  29. is (an) [Afro, African] -American
  30. is (a) Cuban-American
  31. American cheese
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