tip

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noun
1 pointed end
ADJECTIVE
northern, etc.

We took a bus to the northern tip of the island.

pointed, sharp
very

The cat was black except for a patch of white on the very tip of its tail.

finger (usually fingertip), wing
PREPOSITION
tip of

the tips of your fingers/toes

2 money
ADJECTIVE
big, generous, good, large
small
VERB + TIP
give sb, leave sb

He left the waitress a large tip.

get

We get fewer tips on weeknights.

3 advice
ADJECTIVE
good, handy, helpful, practical, useful
quick, simple
hot

He said he'd been given a hot tip for that afternoon's race.

beauty, fashion, gardening, money-saving, safety, etc.
racing (esp. BrE)
anonymous (AmE)

Police received an anonymous tip from a caller.

VERB + TIP
have
give sb, offer (sb), pass on, provide
take, use

Take a safety tip from me—get that light fixed!

follow

Follow these tips to improve your communication skills.

pick up

I picked up some useful tips from my ski instructor.

PREPOSITION
tip for

some handy tips for gardeners

tip on

Do you have any tips on buying a second-hand car?

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verb (often be tipped) (BrE)
ADVERB
hotly, strongly
widely
PREPOSITION
as

He has been widely tipped as a future CEO.

for

The band is being hotly tipped for the top.

Tip is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑scales
Tip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑balance, ↑cap, ↑chin, ↑election, ↑hat, ↑jug, ↑scales, ↑waiter, waitress

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
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