belongings


belongings
noun
ADJECTIVE
personal
meagre/meager
VERB + BELONGINGS
collect, collect together, collect up, gather, gather together, gather up, pack, pack up

She collected up her personal belongings and left.

retrieve

Kyle came back out to retrieve his belongings.

grab

She grabbed her belongings and shoved them in her bag.

steal
lose
go through, look through, rifle through, search

In her absence, someone had gone through her belongings.

sort through

He was trying to sort through his belongings.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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