UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstɒkɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈstɑkɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(stoking)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. hang (up) your (Christmas) stockings
  2. hang your (Christmas) stockings (up)
  3. hang your (Christmas) stockings [over the fireplace, on the wall]
  4. the (Christmas) stockings are hanging [over the fireplace]
  5. what did Santa put in your stocking?
  6. my stocking is [bursting, full]
  7. filled her stocking with [toys, chocolate, goodies]
  8. got up early to check her stocking
  9. she was wearing [lace, silk, knee-high, fishnet] stockings
  10. tore her stockings
  11. her stockings tore
  12. wear [compression, support] stockings
n as adj
  1. make good stocking stuffers
  2. buy stocking stuffers for Christmas
  3. went outside in her stocking feet
  1. went outside stocking footed
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [large, huge, plentiful, healthy, complete] stock (of)
  2. [common, shared, public, private] stock
  3. [extra, spare, surplus] stock
  4. [extra] stock of [food, ammunition]
  5. [beef, chicken, fish, vegetable] stock
  6. [gravy, soup] made with stock
  7. a [liter, carton, glass] of stock
  8. the [products, items] are [in, out of] stock
  9. the [store, warehouse, pantry] is low on stock
  10. there are [five, none] [left, available] in stock
  11. keep [parts, components, accessories] in stock
  12. we do not [have, keep] them in stock
  13. on [offer, sale] while stocks last!
  14. [invest, trade, buy, sell] (in) stocks (and shares)
  15. [have, own, transfer] stocks in the company
  16. need to [replenish, fill] my stock of [eggs, bolts, oil]
  17. need to (sit down and) take stock
  18. take stock of the [damage, situation, loss, inventory]
n as adj
  1. a stock [photo, image] (of)
  2. [free, royalty-free, public domain] stock [photos]
  3. that was a stock [answer, question, excuse]
  4. stock [sizes, colors, materials, wheels, parts, items]
  5. a [chicken, beef, vegetable] stock cube
  6. invest in the stock [market, exchange]
  7. stood stock-still
  1. stock [a wide, an extensive, a complete] range of
  2. stock the shelves (with)
  3. stock up on [groceries, vegetables]
  4. stock up for the [storm, game]
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