WordReference English Collocations © 2020
beltⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [leather, woven, rope] belt
- a belt to hold your [pants, shorts] up
- a belt to hold up your [pants]
- went [up, down] a notch on my belt
- need a new notch in my belt
- a [black, brown] belt (in martial arts)
- [hit, struck, whipped] her with his belt
- [hit, punched] below the belt
- No punching below the belt!
- [That, The comment] was (a bit) below the belt.
- a [product, car] fresh off the conveyor belt
- The [fan, timing, drive] belt [snapped, broke].
- need to replace the [fan] belt
- [get, have] experience under your belt
- sports: [won, retained] the [heavyweight] belt
- in the [Bible, grain, rust] belt
- lives in the [green, commuter] belt
- he can belt out a [song, tune]
- belt him [across his face, in the stomach]
- belt [out of, along, down]
- belt up [for safety, before you start driving]
- UK: just belt up, would you!
- a [silver, gold, brass] belt buckle
- the belt loops on his pants
- a belt drive [motor, system]
- use a belt sander
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