WordReference English Collocations © 2020
heelⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- the heel of my [foot, shoe]
- the heel is too [loose, tight]
- the heel is rubbing too much
- the heel is giving me a blister
- am getting a blister from the heel
- the heel doesn't fit right
- the heel should hug your foot
- my [right, left] heel
- think I sprained my heel
- was standing on his heels
- landed on his heels
- drags her heels when she walks
- figurative: is dragging his heels with the [project, work]
- figurative: stop dragging your heels!
- figurative: is always dragging his heels (with)
- is wearing (high) heels
- the heels are [huge, enormous]!
- am [tired, sore] from walking in (high) heels
- can I borrow a pair of heels?
- has a [three-inch] heel
- turned on her heel and [left, ran off, walked away]
- the [dogs, animals] were snapping at his heels
- following them hot on their heels
- idiom: has always been his Achilles heel
- idiom: under the heel of the [tyrant, dictator]
- suffers from heel pain
- high-heel shoes
- tell your dog to heel
- make your dog heel
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