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

From the verb type: (⇒ conjugate)
typing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. needs practice (at) typing
  2. need to work on my typing
  3. my typing needs [work, practice]
  4. am [great, terrible] at typing
  5. trying to improve my typing
  6. increase your speed at typing
  7. hired [an assistant, a secretary] to do (all) the typing
  8. were [several, many] errors in the typing
  9. check your typing for errors
  10. learned typing [at school, in college]
  11. the typing up of [notes, drafts, minutes]
  12. a course in typing
n as adj
  1. need some typing practice
  2. take a typing [course, test]
  3. there were [several, many] typing errors
  4. measure your typing speed
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [product, material, display, job, property, business] type
  2. your [blood, body, personality] type
  3. a [criminal, kind, loving] type (of person)
  4. people of a [criminal] type
  5. a type of [fruit, dog, insect]
  6. a [small, natural, local, big, Asian] type of [fruit]
  7. this must be some type of [fruit]
  8. what type of [fruit] is it?
  9. he's not (really) my type
  10. [not, that's] my type of [man, woman, music, movie]
  11. I've met his type before
  12. or something of the type
  13. [headlines, writing, text] in [large, small] type
  14. in [bold, italic, underlined] type
n as adj
  1. in [bold, italic, underlined] type font
  1. type [well, quickly, fast, correctly]
  2. can type [80 words per minute]
  3. type up a [proposal, resume, essay]
  4. type out the [proposal]
  5. type in the [search terms, keywords]
  6. type it into the [search engine, navigation bar]
  7. typed and [printed, signed]
  8. typed on a [QWERTY keyboard, word processor, vintage typewriter]
  9. typed his blood at the [clinic, medical center, Red Cross]
  10. type [molecules, a kidney, blood]
  11. always typed as a [hero, villain, criminal]
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