dumping

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WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dumping

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [waste, garbage, tire, litter, nuclear] dumping
  2. the dumping of [waste]
  3. no dumping
  4. dumping is prohibited
  5. [combat, fight, prevent] illegal dumping
  6. the illegal dumping of [nuclear, radioactive, hazardous] waste
  7. [accused of, fined for, involved in] illegal dumping
n as adj
  1. the [town, local, municipal] dumping ground
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dump

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [waste, tire, chemical, refuse, garbage] dump
  2. [bring, take] the [waste] to the dump
  3. the [town, council, municipal] dump
  4. the site [of, for] the new dump
  5. [salvaged, taken, extracted] from the (garbage) dump
  6. need to [make, take] a trip to the dump
  7. [discovered, unearthed, found] an arms dump
  8. looks like it was a body dump
  9. slang: this [house, apartment, place] is a (real) dump
  10. slang: a dump of a [house]
  11. slang: I don't want to [go to, stay at] that dump!
  12. slang: how can you [work, live] in this dump?
  13. slang: I need to [have, take] a dump
  14. slang: hold on, I'm taking a dump
v
  1. dump [waste, chemicals, soil]
  2. dump [files, documents, images, content]
  3. dumped the [body, sack, gun, garbage can]
  4. dumped the [container, wastebasket, waste bag]
  5. [tanker, truck] dumped its load [on, in]
  6. dumped it on the [floor, table]
  7. dump (it) [down, here, there]
  8. dumped in a [ditch, container, canal]
  9. dumped the [work, mess, problem] on me
  10. dump [goods, cars, cheap products] on the market
  11. the company dumped [him, the worker, the manager]
  12. slang: [his girlfriend] dumped him
  13. slang: dumped her for [cheating, insulting]
  14. slang: dumped after [an argument, 5 years]
n as adj
  1. [buy, repair, drive] a dump truck
  2. [collected, gathered, transported] by a dump truck
  3. take [it] to a dump site
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