UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈiːvnɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈivnɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ēvning)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [last, yesterday] evening
  2. [on, every] [Wednesday] evening
  3. on [Wednesday] evenings
  4. [seven, early, late] in the evening
  5. good evening, [sir, madam, miss]
  6. have a good evening!
  7. had a [lovely, wonderful, pleasant] evening
  8. had an enjoyable evening
  9. an evening of [entertainment, fun, live music]
  10. an evening with [friends, the in laws, your parents]
  11. an evening out [on the town, in the city]
  12. (have) an evening [in, at home]
  13. [was, will be] an evening to remember
  14. want to spend the evening together
  15. spend the evening [watching movies, eating pizza]
  16. how should we spend the evening?
  17. [worked, watched TV] all evening
  18. the rest of the evening
  19. what are you doing this evening?
  20. have a date this evening
  21. see you this evening
  22. [cook, watch TV] every evening
  23. works in the evenings
  24. are [open, closed] on evenings
  25. the evenings are [drawing in, getting longer]
n as adj
  1. the evening news
  2. the evening [mist, sun, sunset]
  3. during the evening rush hour
  4. an evening [dress, shirt]
  5. is taking evening classes (at)
  6. an evening [snack, stroll]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. an even [road, surface, table]
  2. even with the [table, ground, side]
  3. on an even [level, footing] (with)
  4. even [pressure, sound, force]
  5. an even [temper, temperament, voice]
  6. an even [match, contest, game, exchange]
  7. an even [number, amount, spread, portion] (of)
  8. even amounts of [flour and sugar, oil and vinegar]
  1. even more [people, money, laws, suitable, solid] (than)
  2. even [worse, better] than before
  3. it's so easy; even [a fool, an idiot, I] can do it!
  4. even the slightest [rain, light, noise] disturbs me
  5. even if you do, it might not [be enough, work]
  6. if I could even just [have, say, do]
  7. (and) I'm not even joking
  8. can't even [spell, drive, ride a bike]
  1. even the playing field
  2. evened the [score, odds, series, match]
  3. even out the [groups, division of labor, table, color, land, road]
  4. even it (out) by [removing, adding]
  5. even the [groups] out
  6. evened out the [wrinkles, creases, surface]
  7. the [wrinkles] evened out
  8. even up your [skin tone, eyebrows]
  9. chance to even (up) the score
  10. even up the [debt, accounts]
  11. even up with him
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