UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈbærəst/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. am (so) embarrassed for her
  2. should be embarrassed
  3. always makes me (feel) embarrassed
  4. would be embarrassed if...
  5. am embarrassed to [admit, ask, say, show, tell, talk]
  6. am a [little, bit] embarrassed to [admit]
  7. am embarrassed about [what, how, being, saying, doing]
  8. am embarrassed for [forgetting, ruining, doing]
  9. felt embarrassed [asking, talking] (about)
  10. felt too embarrassed to [ask]
  11. embarrassed in public
  12. embarrassed in front of the [crowd, class, audience]
  13. embarrassed on [stage, live TV]
  14. tried to hide that he was embarrassed
  15. am embarrassed at [myself, my behavior]
  16. am embarrassed with [myself]
  17. embarrassed and [ashamed, humiliated, uncomfortable]
  18. am embarrassed because...
  19. have never [been, felt] so embarrassed (before, in my life)
  20. am embarrassed by [her, my son's] behavior
  21. why are you so embarrassed?
  22. what are you so embarrassed about?
  23. there's no need to [be, feel] embarrassed (for)
  24. you shouldn't [be] embarrassed (that)
  25. is too embarrassed to admit it, but...
  26. gets embarrassed easily
  27. always gets embarrassed when [we talk about sex, she goes to the doctor]
  28. [was, got] so embarrassed she started blushing
  29. always blushes when she gets embarrassed
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. embarrassed [her, himself, their friend, the teacher, her parents]
  2. his [actions, poor singing, behavior] embarrassed them
  3. embarrassed him by [making, saying, doing, telling]
  4. don't embarrass me (in front of my friends)
  5. were embarrassed by his [crying]
  6. stop embarrassing yourself
  7. embarrassed myself by [singing, trying]
  8. embarrassed themselves [by, when, with]
  9. the [results, findings, comments] have embarrassed the [government]
  10. the [results] have embarrassed the [firm, company, team]
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