UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'north': /ˈnɔːθ/; 'North': /nɔːθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nɔrθ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nôrth)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [flee, run, escape] to the North
  2. is from the North
  3. was born in the North
  4. grew up in the North
  5. has an accent from the North
  6. the North fought against the South
  7. is [common, customary] in the North
  8. is a tradition of the North
  9. comes from the North
  10. [won, claimed, conquered] by the North
  11. lives in the north
  12. the north and the south of the [country, state]
  13. from the north to the south
  14. the north of [France]
  15. to the north of [the city, New York, London]
  16. (lives) in the far north
  17. [drive] towards the north
  18. [look, head, drive] to the north
  19. [strong, gusty, gale-force] wind from the north
  20. [lives, works] in the north (of the city)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. (lives) in the north- [east, west]
  2. [drove, sailed, walked, went] north
  3. [drive] (due) north for [10 miles]
  4. is twenty kilometers [straight, due] north
  5. [live, vacation] up north
  6. a north-facing [side, building, property, house]
  1. the north [gate, face, entrance, side, shore]
  2. the [troops, tanks, soldiers] took a north course
  3. North [Atlantic, America, Korea]
  4. [in, to] the North Pole
  5. a North American [tradition, citizen, league]
  6. a [strong, gentle] north wind
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