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

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  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


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  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)
  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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