UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfləʊɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(flōing)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the sound of flowing water
  2. the sound of a flowing [river, stream]
  3. a [fast, slow] -flowing [river]
  4. free-flowing [currents, speech, traffic]
  5. has flowing (golden) [locks, hair]
  6. with flowing movements
  7. a flowing [robe, dress]
  8. flowing [shirt, pants] sleeves
  9. a flowing [essay, article]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [river, water, stream] flowed
  2. flowed over the [rocks, rapids, dam]
  3. flowed [towards, through]
  4. the [river] flows to the [sea]
  5. blood flowed [down, out of, from]
  6. tears flowed (down her face)
  7. the [words] flowed from his [mouth, pen]
  8. flows when he [talks, sings]
  9. flowing like honey
  10. [hair] (was) flowing in the [wind, breeze]
  11. flowed through his [hair, fingers, veins]
  12. thoughts were flowing through my [mind, brain]
  13. [money, capital, investments] flowing [from, into]
  14. [everything] is flowing [smoothly, well, nicely]
  15. the [work, project, class] was flowing [smoothly]
  16. [information, research, data] flowing freely
  17. [orders, commands, insults] flowed from the office
  18. flowed over [into, onto]
  1. a [hard, lazy, slow, rapid] flow
  2. [water, data, blood, traffic, work] flow
  3. [positive, negative] cash flow
  4. a [steady, regular, decent] cash flow
  5. a [steady] flow of income
  6. the [minimum, maximum] flow
  7. slang: (just) go with the flow
  8. the [player, actor, presenter] was in full flow
  9. get (back) [in, into] the flow of things
  10. [stop, control, change] the flow of [information]
  11. turn [off, on] the flow (of)
  12. the flow of the music
  13. the flow of [information, blood, traffic, the river]
  14. the flow from one [place, side] to the other
  15. the rate of flow
  16. [tampons, pads] for [heavy, regular, light] flow
  17. your [monthly, menstrual] flow
n as adj
  1. a flow chart
  2. the flow rate
  3. flow control
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