booking


booking
noun
1 (esp. BrE) arrangement that you make in advance to buy a ticket, etc.
ADJECTIVE
advance, early
late
priority
double (= two bookings for the same time)
block (= a large number of seats booked together)
hotel (BrE, AmE), travel (esp. AmE)
online (BrE, AmE), postal (BrE), telephone
VERB + BOOKING
make

I made the booking through a travel agent.

cancel
confirm
change
accept, take

We also accept telephone bookings.

BOOKING + NOUN
fee, form, system
office
agent (BrE, AmE)
PREPOSITION
booking for

a booking for the Saturday performance

2 (BrE) punishment in football/soccer
VERB + BOOKING
collect, earn, pick up

Drummond earned a booking for arguing with the official.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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