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Noun + Of + Noun Collocations part-3

🔴 COLLOCATIONS:
3. Noun + Of + Noun Collocations
🔹01. a string of beads / pearls
🔹02. a tuft of hair / grass
🔹03. a volley of bullets / arrows/stones
     a volley of insults / criticisms / abuse / questions (Fig.)
🔹04. a board of directors / governors / trustees / advisers / examiners
🔹05. a breath of (fresh) air
     a breath of suspicion / scandal (Fig.)
🔹06. a bundle of nerves
🔹07. a cloud of dust / (toxic) gas / smoke / steam
     a cloud of flies / mosquitoes / locusts
    a cloud of suspicion / anxiety /​ misery /​ uncertainty (Fig.)
🔹08. a dose of medicine / cough mixture / penicillin
    a dose of radiation / poison
    a dose of flu/bronchitis
    a dose of bad luck / bad news (Fig.)
     a dose of flattery / reality
🔹09. flight of fancy / imagination / fantasy
🔹10. a flush of anger / embarrassment / excitement / enthusiasm / pleasure
🔹11. a surge of anger / fear / excitement / emotion / desire / anxiety
🔹12. a galaxy of stars / artists / singers / actors / actresses / beautiful women (Fig.)
🔹13. a hail of bullets / arrows / stones / missiles
     a hail of abuse / insults / curses / criticism / protest / questions
🔹14. a length of rope / wire / string / fabric / pipe
🔹15. a pack of hounds / (wild) dogs / wolves
     a pack of reporters / journalists / thieves
    a pack of cards
     a pack of cigarettes / gum (Amer.)
     a pack of lies
🔹16. a pinch of salt / pepper
🔹17. a pride of lions
🔹18. a herd of cattle / elephants / goats

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