abandoned

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 [əˈbændənd]


WordReference English Collocations © 2019

abandoned

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the [house] is now abandoned
  2. has been abandoned for [five years]
  3. has been abandoned since [1989]
  4. is [largely, completely, seemingly, entirely] abandoned
  5. was [considered, deemed] abandoned
  6. an abandoned [house, building, town, factory]
  7. [search, demolish, renovate] the abandoned [house]
  8. an abandoned [vessel, ship]
  9. an abandoned [child, baby]
  10. [rescued, adopted, found] an abandoned [kitten, puppy]
  11. found the [kitten] abandoned
  12. abandoned [projects, ideas, dreams, hopes]
  13. was [dancing, singing, waving] in an abandoned fashion
WordReference English Collocations © 2019

abandon

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [drink, sing, dance, play] with wild abandon
  2. [drink] with careless abandon
  3. [drink] with reckless abandon
  4. was acting with (complete) abandon (when)
  5. [an act, behavior] of total abandon
  6. a [feeling, sense] of [complete] abandon
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