trailing

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtreɪlɪŋ/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020

trailing

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. trailing [wind, cloud]
  2. trailing or climbing plants
  3. trailing plants for [pots, hanging baskets]
  4. the trailing [candidate, runner]
  5. the trailing end of the [pack, race, runners]
  6. the trailing [point, tip, blade] of
  7. [lifted, hoisted] the trailing end of her dress
  8. the trailing end [dragged along the floor, got wet]
  9. sport: [landed, fell, slid] on his trailing leg
  10. [injured, hit, gouged] by the trailing blade
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

trail

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. went off the trail (and got lost)
  2. go skiing off trail
  3. stick to the trails
  4. a trail through the [forest, mountains]
  5. a [forest] trail
  6. followed the [forest] trail
  7. a trail [along the river, around the lake]
  8. a [10-km] trail
  9. the trail is [ten kilometers] long
  10. a map of the trails
  11. a guide to the trails
  12. a trail leading up to
  13. a [wide, narrow, dirt, paved] trail
  14. a [hiking, mountain bike, cross-country] trail
  15. a beautiful nature trail
  16. the trail went cold
  17. are on the trail of the [murderer, criminal]
  18. a trail of tears on her [cheek, face]
  19. a trail of [ants, breadcrumbs] (on the floor)
v
  1. trail the [deer, leader, suspect]
  2. trailed [him, the car] by [a distance, ten yards, five seconds]
  3. [the sound, his words, the car] trailed off
  4. trailed off in [the distance, the sunset, the dark]
  5. trailed (off) into [silence, darkness, the distance]
  6. trailed from the [door, entrance, beginning]
  7. [blood, oil, paint] trailed from [the, his]
  8. trailed along the [road, river, hall]
  9. trailed over the [field, hill, bridge]
  10. trailed through the [forest, hallway]
  11. trailed across the [road, field, floor]
  12. her [dress, ribbons] trailed across the [floor]
  13. trailed behind [him, the train, their mother, the leader]
n as adj
  1. off-trail skiing
  2. check the trail map
  3. go trail running
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