visitor


visitor
noun
ADJECTIVE
frequent, regular
occasional
seasonal
rare
casual
first-time

First-time visitors to Spain are often surprised by how late people eat.

welcome
surprise, unexpected
uninvited, unwanted, unwelcome
potential, prospective

The latest crime figures are likely to put off prospective visitors to the city.

foreign, international, overseas
important
annual
business (esp. BrE), holiday (BrE)
museum, park
home, hospital, prison (all esp. BrE)
health (BrE)

The baby's weight is monitored by the health visitor.

site, website
VERB + VISITOR
get, have, receive

Do you get many visitors?

expect

I could see he was expecting visitors.

greet, welcome
entertain

The front room was used mainly for entertaining visitors.

attract, bring, bring in, draw, lure

The festival brings 5 000 visitors to the town every year.

want
deter (esp. BrE)

The lack of facilities in the town may deter the casual visitor.

admit

The college only admits visitors in organized groups.

VISITOR + VERB
come, flock, turn up (BrE)

Visitors flocked to see the show.

be interested in sth
VISITOR + NOUN
bureau (AmE), centre/center

Pick up a free map of the town from the visitor centre/center.

attraction
information
experience
numbers
PHRASES
encourage visitors to do sth, invite visitors to do sth

Visitors are invited to browse around the farm site.

give visitors sth, offer visitors sth

The museum gives visitors a glimpse of the composer's life.

PREPOSITION
visitor from

Visitors from Ireland will find much that reminds them of home.

visitor to

visitors to the museum


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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