subject

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations noun: /ˈsʌbdʒɪkt/, verb: /səbˈdʒɛkt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n., adj. ˈsʌbdʒɪkt; v. səbˈdʒɛkt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n., adj. subjikt; v. səb jekt)



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subject

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [academic, school] subjects
  2. what is your [favorite, least favorite, worst, best] subject?
  3. my [favorite] subject is [math, music, Spanish]
  4. [questions, tests, evaluations] on the subject of [math]
  5. studies [eight, 10] subjects at school
  6. teaches [two, several, different] subjects
  7. a [difficult, tricky, taboo, hard, delicate] subject to [discuss, approach]
  8. an [inappropriate, appropriate, interesting] subject for
  9. that's a [completely, totally] different subject
  10. [while, now] we're on the subject
  11. [can, could] we (please) change the subject
  12. stop changing the subject!
  13. the subject [under discussion, being discussed]
  14. [think of, suggest, find] a subject of conversation
  15. [debate, speak, argue, talk] on the subject of [the economy]
  16. they [became, found themselves] the subject of [hate, ire, animosity]
  17. (on) the subject of [space travel, immigration, the economy]
  18. the subject of [a phrase, the sentence, this question]
  19. the subject of [an email, a letter, a message]
  20. is the subject of a [documentary, short film]
  21. the subject for a [painting, song, book]
  22. a [trial, foreign, medical, psychological] subject
  23. a [UK, US, Canadian] subject
  24. become a naturalized subject of [the State, Great Britain]
  25. are subjects of the [Queen, King, Crown]
  26. the [Queen's] loyal subjects
  27. [a human, a non-human, an animal, an alien] subject
  28. [voluntary, willing, terminally ill] subjects
  29. [50] subjects [underwent, received] the [treatment, trial]
  30. the subject in a [medical, social] experiment
  31. a subject for [divorce, complaint, dismissal]
  32. the subjects [concerned, in question, under study]
n as adj
  1. the [book's, movie's] the subject matter
  2. what is your subject area?
  3. in his (chosen) subject area
  4. [described, written] in the subject line
v
  1. subjected him to [torture, questioning, interrogation]
  2. subject the patients to [treatment, a procedure, an examination]
  3. subject himself to [pain, death, illness]
  4. subject your [children, body, employees] to
  5. have been subjected to [discrimination, racism]
  6. subjected to [such, cruel, unnecessary] humiliation
  7. subjected to [starvation, poor working conditions]
  8. subject the [tribes, protesters, factions]
  9. subjected by the [leader, dictator, military forces]
  10. subject [metal, your skin] to [heat, cold]
adj
  1. is subject to [approval, scrutiny] by
  2. subject to your [approval]
  3. [prices, the terms] are subject to change
  4. the [road, store] is subject to closure
  5. (is) subject to the [regulations, stipulations] of
  6. flights are subject to delays due to [fog, poor weather conditions]
  7. and is therefore subject to
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