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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Hot Collocation


hot adj.
1 of the weather
verbs
be
become , get , grow , turn
The sun shone fiercely down and it grew hotter and hotter.
adverb
extremely , fairly , very , etc.
baking ( esp. BrE ) , blazing , boiling , exceptionally , extremely , incredibly , intensely , oppressively , really , scorching , stiflingly , swelteringly , unbearably , uncomfortably , unusually
a boiling ~ summer day
It was unbearably ~ in the car.
a little , slightly , etc.
This weather's a little ~ for me.
2 of a person
verbs
be , feel , look
Don't you feel ~ so close to the fire?
get , grow , turn
She was beginning to get uncomfortably ~.
His face grew ~ at the memory of his embarrassment.
adverb
extremely , fairly , very , etc.
boiling , burning , uncomfortably
I was boiling ~ and sweaty.
His forehead was burning ~.
a little , slightly , etc.
3 of a thing
verbs
be , feel , look , seem
get
keep , stay
The food should stay ~ until we're ready to eat.
keep sth
The containers keep the food ~ for five hours.
eat sth , serve sth
Serve ~ or cold accompanied by bread and a salad.
adverb
extremely , fairly , very , etc.
Wash the tablecloth in fairly ~ soapy water.
scalding
piping , sizzling , steaming (all used about food)
a bowl of piping ~ soup
Make sure the fat is sizzling ~.
a little , slightly , etc.
moderately
Bake in a moderately ~ oven.
enough
The ground was ~ enough to fry an egg.
4 spicy
verbs
be , taste
adverb
extremely , fairly , very , etc.
I love really ~ food.
That was a pretty ~ curry!
a little , slightly , etc.
Hot is used with these nouns: afternoon , air , ash , bath , biscuit , blast , blood , breakfast , breath , broiler , cheek , chilli , chocolate , cider , cinder , climate , coal , coffee , commodity , country , cup , curry , date , day , desert , destination , dish , drink , fat , favourite , fire , flame , flash , flush , food , furnace , gas , glare , grill , guy , iron , key , lunch , meal , metal , milk , month , mouth , mug , mustard , news , nightclub , oven , pan , pepper , pink , prospect , restaurant , room , sand , sauce , sensation , sex , show , shower , snack , soup , spell , spot , spring , starter , steam , sting , stove , streak , summer , sun , sunlight , sunshine , supper , tap , tea , tear , temper , temperature , tip , topic , towel , tub , water , weather

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