WordReference English Collocations © 2020

### estimate

*ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.*n

- [a rough, an approximate, an accurate, a conservative] estimate
- a [cost, price, time, distance] estimate
- an estimate [on, of] costs
- an estimate for [repairs, building, construction]
- an estimate for [car, home, structural] repairs
- an estimate of [four weeks, $5,000]
- a [high, low] -end estimate
- an estimate for each [shipment, unit, item]
- give me your best estimate
- what's your best estimate?
- it's just an estimate, but
- an estimate on how [long, much, far]
- can you give me a rough estimate?
- [sent, gave, offered] the customer an estimate
- get estimates from [two, several] [firms, companies, contractors]
- gave me a [lower, higher] estimate
- get different estimates to [compare, evaluate, lower] costs
- the estimate is [based, dependent] on
- the estimate includes [taxes, fees, labor]
- current market estimates [suggest, indicate] that
- official estimates put the [value, damage] at [$1 million]
- an [incorrect, erroneous] estimate of character

- estimate the [cost, damage, profit, distance, speed, time]
- estimate the [total, potential, likely, overall] [cost]
- estimate the [repair, maintenance, transport] costs
- estimate the time of [arrival, departure death]
- [arrival] is estimated for [3:00 PM]
- estimate the [maximum, highest, average]
- estimated his chances at [50%]
- estimated that [hundreds] were [killed, stranded, left homeless]
- estimate [based on, going by, according to]
- estimated her [attitude, behavior, manner] was
- [possible, impossible, hard, tough, difficult, easy] to estimate

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**estimate**' also found in these entries:
accurate
- approximately
- conservative
- data
- hazard
- latest
- likelihood
- optimistic
- provisional
- realistic
- rough
- size
- tentative
- total
- upward
- value