noun (BrE)
classified, front-page, full-page
magazine, newspaper, television, TV
chocolate, job, etc.
banner, pop-up

How can I block those annoying pop-up adverts?

place, put, take out

I put an advert in the local newspaper.

She took out a full-page advert in a magazine.

carry, publish, run, show

The paper ran our advert last week.

find, see, spot

I saw the advert in ‘The Times’.

answer, reply to, respond to

The advert appeared in ‘The Guardian’.

say sth, show sth, state sth
feature sb/sth

The advert featured a dolphin swimming around a goldfish bowl.

in a/the advert

A lot of claims are made in the advert.

advert for

an advert for jeans

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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