course

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔːrs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɔrs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôrs, kōrs)


Inflections of 'course' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
courses
v 3rd person singular
coursing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
coursed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
coursed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

course

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [college, high school, professional, university] course
  2. a course in [college]
  3. [a lower, an upper, an advanced] level course
  4. an [advanced, introductory] course (on)
  5. [a difficult, an important, a required] course
  6. am taking a course on [design, organic chemistry, the history of Vietnam]
  7. am taking a course in [math, art, history]
  8. take an online course
  9. the course is [designed, intended] to
  10. the course will [focus on, provide, examine, introduce]
  11. need to get back on course
  12. have [gone, flown] off course
  13. have lost our course
  14. our course took us over [the Grand Canyon, the Alps]
  15. take a course of action [on, towards]
  16. need a new course of action
  17. let [nature, time] run its course
  18. on the [golf, training, downhill] course
  19. over the course of a few [days, years]
  20. over the course of the [day, meeting, class]
  21. we will [reply, respond, be with you] in due course
  22. all in due course
  23. as a matter of course
  24. a treatment course
  25. a course of [medication, treatment]
  26. is the best course of treatment for
  27. (for) the [first, main, dessert, cheese] course
  28. the main course is [vegetable lasagne, roast beef, lobster]
  29. [plot, chart] the course of the ship
  30. [plot] the ship's course
  31. follow the river's course
  32. the course of the [river, stream, flow]
  33. of course I'll [come, help, pick you up]!
  34. yes, of course!
  35. no, of course not!
n as adj
  1. read the course [description, syllabus]
  2. [do, finish] your course work
  3. a three-course meal
v
  1. [anger, excitement, fury, passion, pleasure, fear] coursed through her
  2. feel the [blood, anger] coursing through [my veins, my body, me]
  3. [power, blood, water] coursed (through)
  4. [water, blood, liquid] coursed over her (body)
  5. [tears, rivulets, beads of sweat] coursed down his face
  6. course [stone, bricks, tiles]
  7. the [water, river] coursed [swiftly, strongly]
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