WordReference English Collocations © 2020
batteryⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- needs [new, fresh] batteries
- The batteries are dead.
- takes [AA, 9-volt] batteries
- can be used with rechargeable batteries
- Do you have any [AA] batteries?
- The battery lasts [a long time, forever].
- The battery dies [too fast, immediately].
- have to [change, replace] the batteries
- Put in a fresh set of batteries.
- My [phone, camera, laptop] battery is dying.
- My [phone's] battery is going to die.
- My phone has run out of battery.
- need to plug in my battery
- need to replace [my watch, the alarm] battery
- [proprietary, nonreplaceable, standard] batteries
- (how to) jump (start) your car battery
- left the [lights, radio] on, and the battery died
- a [break, vacation] to recharge your batteries
- was [arrested for, charged with, convicted of] battery
- [arrested for] the battery of [his wife]
- battery and assault
- battery is a serious [offense, charge]
- batteries of [anti-aircraft fire, jet-fighters]
- has [good, poor, low, long] battery life
- has a battery life of [five hours]
- can I borrow your battery charger?
- plug in the battery charger
- change the battery pack
- the [car] runs on battery power
- [arrested for, convicted of] battery charges
- is battery operated
- a battery-operated [toy, remote]
- a battery-powered [car, bike]
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