crash


crash
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noun
1 sudden loud noise
ADJECTIVE
almighty, deafening, great, huge, loud, resounding, thunderous
sickening, terrible

There was a sickening crash as her head hit the ground.

VERB + CRASH
hear
make

The bike hit the street and made a loud crash.

CRASH + VERB
come from

A loud crash came from the kitchen.

PREPOSITION
with a crash

The plates fell to the floor with an almighty crash.

crash of

a distant crash of thunder

the crash of the waves

2 accident involving a car, plane, etc.
ADJECTIVE
horrific, major, serious (esp. BrE)

a major air crash

fatal
head-on
high-speed
airplane (AmE), automobile (AmE), bus, car, coach (BrE), helicopter, plane, train
air, highway (in the US), motorway (in the UK), rail, road
alcohol-related
spectacular

He had survived a spectacular crash in a truck race.

fiery (AmE)

a fiery crash which killed the pilot

VERB + CRASH
cause
have

In thirty years of driving she had never had a crash.

survive

He had survived a plane crash.

avoid, prevent

She swerved to avoid a crash.

CRASH + VERB
happen, occur
involve sth

a crash involving two cars and a bus

kill sb
claim sth

The crash claimed three lives.

CRASH + NOUN
victim
site
landing
barrier (BrE)
PREPOSITION
in a/the crash

He was killed in a train crash.

3 business failure
ADJECTIVE
financial
bank, dotcom, property (BrE), stock-market

the stock-market crash of 1987

PREPOSITION
crash in

a crash in share prices

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verb
Crash is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑aircraft, ↑bank, ↑car, ↑computer, ↑cymbal, ↑helicopter, ↑jet, ↑market, ↑pilot, ↑plane, ↑program, ↑shell, ↑surf, ↑system, ↑thunder, ↑train, ↑vehicle, ↑wave
Crash is used with these nouns as the object: ↑car, ↑computer, ↑gear, ↑party, ↑plane
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adj.
Crash is used with these nouns: ↑course, ↑diet

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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