UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɛntərˈteɪnɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(en′tər tāning)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. well that was entertaining!
  2. that was entertaining (to say the least)!
  3. was entertaining to [watch, see, read]
  4. it is always entertaining to
  5. entertaining for [children, everyone]
  6. entertaining and [informative, educational, enlightening, funny]
  7. an entertaining [book, movie, story]
  8. an entertaining [performance, match, contest]
  9. had an entertaining [conversation, meeting, discussion] with
  10. has an entertaining way of [talking, teaching]
  11. the most entertaining [performer, show, program]
  12. an entertaining [radio, live, TV] show
  13. was [hardly, barely] entertaining
  14. [thought it would, expected it to] be more entertaining
  1. the entertaining of the [guests, visitors, kids]
  2. is in charge of the entertaining of the [guests]
  3. one of her hobbies is entertaining
  4. Christmas is a major season for entertaining
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. entertain guests
  2. ways to entertain your [children, kids]
  3. entertained the [audience, spectators]
  4. entertain and inform
  5. were entertained for hours
  6. entertained us with his [music, stories, tales]
  7. let me entertain you
  8. won't even entertain the [thought, idea]
  9. entertain a notion [of, that]
  10. still entertain a hope [of]
  11. entertain hopes [of]
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