motorway

noun (in the UK) ⇨ See also ↑freeway
ADJECTIVE
busy
four-lane, three-lane, etc.
orbital, urban

the M25 London orbital motorway

VERB + MOTORWAY
join
leave, turn off
build
MOTORWAY + NOUN
driving, traffic
network, system
bridge, junction
service area, service station
crash, pile-up

Five people have been killed in a motorway pile-up.

PREPOSITION
along the motorway, down the motorway, up the motorway

She was driving along the motorway.

He sang as he rattled down the motorway.

off the motorway
on the motorway, onto the motorway
motorway from, motorway to

We were on the motorway to London.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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