US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di lād)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a delayed [flight, train, bus, service]
  2. a delayed [answer, response]
  3. delayed acceptance [to, of]
  4. delayed (childhood) development
  5. a delayed [child, student, walker, speaker]
  6. the delayed effects of the [drug, pill, medication]
  7. the delayed shock of the [news, results]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [a significant, an unexpected, a severe] delay
  2. an [unreasonable, acceptable] delay
  3. weather-related delays
  4. [a travel, an arrival] delay
  5. was a delay in the [delivery, production, completion] of
  6. was a delay in [delivering] (the order)
  7. caused a delay
  8. was the cause of the delay
  9. the delay caused (by)
  10. is responsible for the delay
  11. [expect, anticipate] a delay
  12. [expect] further delays
  13. [further, severe] delays are [expected]
  14. a delay which resulted in
  15. sorry for the delay
  16. delays and [setbacks, disruption]
  17. a delay of [five minutes]
  18. an estimated delay of [five minutes]
  19. [began, resumed] after a short delay
  20. [do, finish] it without delay!
n as adj
  1. a delay [effect, pedal]
  1. delay [delivery, shipping, shipment]
  2. [delivery, shipping, shipment] was delayed
  3. the [flight, train, bus, conference] was delayed
  4. delay it for [one hour]
  5. delay the game
  6. [the game, departure] was delayed for [one hour]
  7. a [fault, storm, drunk passenger] delayed the [flight]
  8. delayed by [10 minutes]
  9. we were delayed by [heavy traffic, fog]
  10. we were (unavoidably) delayed
  11. delayed to allow for (injuries)
  12. delay (the progression of) the [disease, illness]
  13. delayed [opening, answering, holding]
  14. (cannot) delay the inevitable
  15. delay your actions until
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