WordReference English Collocations © 2020
bellⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- the [church, clock-tower] bells
- the bells in the [church, clock] tower
- The bells rang out.
- The bells [ring, toll] every [hour].
- the bells were ringing to [celebrate, remember, mark]
- rang the bell for last orders
- the [chime, ringing] of a bell
- a [brass, bronze] bell
- The [cat, cow] wore a bell (on its neck).
- slang: I need to put a bell on you!
- slang: was saved by the bell
- idiom: The [name, place] rings a bell.
- slang: I'll be there with bells on!
- set an alarm bell
- ring the service bell (for)
- the Liberty Bell
- can hear the sound of bells ringing
- rang (on) the door bell
- Did you ring the bell?
- heard the bell ring
- Did someone ring the bell?
- plays (the) hand bells
- can [hear, detect] wedding bells
- boxing: (The) bells (are) out for the [third] round.
- a bell pepper
- the bell ringer
- up in the bell tower
- a bell choir
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