WordReference English Collocations © 2020
cheekⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- (has) [rosy, red, flushed] cheeks
- her cheeks blushed [from, when]
- kissed her on [both, the] cheeks
- gave her a kiss on the cheek
- got (some) [chocolate, lipstick, cream] on your cheek
- put blush on your cheeks
- [wipe, rub, clean] your cheek
- My grandmother would [squeeze, pinch] my cheeks.
- injected Botox in her cheeks
- took a [blow, hit, punch] to the cheek
- was [hit, punched] in the cheek
- [apply, add] [makeup, blush] to your cheeks
- His cheeks [went red, reddened, blushed] in embarrassment.
- Her cheeks were [red, burned] from the [sun, wind, cold].
- were dancing cheek to cheek
- eat [pig, cow, animal] cheeks
- idiom: [lived, worked, walked] cheek by jowl (with each other)
- idiom: is cheek by jowl with the [boss, president]
- vulgar, slang: your [ass, butt] cheeks
- UK: you've got [a, some] cheek [asking, saying] that!
- idiom: said it with tongue in cheek
- idiom: the [comment, remark, observation] was (very) tongue in cheek
'cheek' also found in these entries:
bare - beard - bloody - breathtaking - bruise - brush - clip - cork - crumb - dimple - drool - feel - fist - freckle - gently - glitter - graze - kiss - knuckle - lick - lip - lipstick - lump - mark - mist - mole - nick - peck - pinch - plant - razor - rest - roll - scar - scratch - slap - slash - smack - sock - some - spank - spot - tear - texture - tongue - touch - trail - wart - wasp