post


post
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noun
1 (BrE) postal system ⇨ See also ↑mail
ADJECTIVE
first-class, second-class
registered
inland
PREPOSITION
by post

I sent it by first-class post.

in the post

My application for the job is in the post.

PHRASES
by return of post

Orders will be sent by return of post.

2 (BrE) letters, parcels, etc. ⇨ See also ↑mail
ADJECTIVE
first, last

If you hurry you'll just catch the last post.

VERB + POST
check, open

She arrived at the office early and checked her post.

POST + NOUN
box (usually postbox)
3 job
ADJECTIVE
senior
full-time, part-time (esp. BrE)
permanent, temporary
vacant
managerial (esp. BrE), teaching

He took up a teaching post at Basle University.

government, university
diplomatic (AmE) (diplomatic posting in BrE)
overseas (AmE) (overseas posting in BrE)
hardship (= a job abroad where conditions are difficult) (hardship posting in BrE)
VERB + POST
apply for
get
take, take up
hold
leave, quit, resign
appoint sb to, fill
dismiss sb from, relieve sb of (esp. BrE)

He was dismissed from his post when he was found to have accepted bribes.

PREPOSITION
post as

He quit his post as chief executive.

post of

She applied for the new post of training officer.

4 place where sb is on duty
ADJECTIVE
army, police
command, observation
border, frontier
VERB + POST
take up

The guard took up his post at the gate.

desert

The sentries had deserted their posts.

PREPOSITION
at your post

The gun crew were at their posts.

5 upright piece of wood, etc.
ADJECTIVE
fence
finishing (BrE), winning
goal (usually goalpost)
far, near (both in football/soccer)

He steered a shot between the goalkeeper and the near post.

high, low (both in basketball)
PHRASES
be pipped at the post, pip sb/sth to the post (both BrE)

She led for most of the way before being pipped at the post.

6 message sent to a discussion group on the Internet
ADJECTIVE
blog
earlier, original, previous
last, new, recent
good, great, interesting
long
VERB + POST
make, write

I want to apologize for not making a post on Friday.

read, see

To respond to your comments, please see my previous post.

POST + VERB
be entitled sth, be titled sth (esp. AmE)

Seth made a blog post titled ‘Rules of Engagement’.

PREPOSITION
post about, post on

a post about Billy the Kid

More info can be found in my first post on the subject.

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verb
Post is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑index
Post is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ad, ↑article, ↑bail, ↑ballot, ↑blog, ↑comment, ↑coupon, ↑curriculum vitae, ↑earnings, ↑email, ↑entry, ↑envelope, ↑guard, ↑image, ↑increase, ↑information, ↑letter, ↑link, ↑list, ↑mail, ↑memo, ↑message, ↑news, ↑notice, ↑package, ↑page, ↑parcel, ↑photograph, ↑postcard, ↑profit, ↑query, ↑résumé, ↑reply, ↑response, ↑review, ↑sign, ↑text, ↑transcript, ↑update, ↑victory, ↑video, ↑warning, ↑watch, ↑win

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