weekend


weekend
noun
ADJECTIVE
long

I took Friday off, and spent a long weekend visiting friends.

last, next
rainy, wet (esp. BrE)

I spent the last rainy weekend cleaning the kitchen.

It will be a wet weekend for much of England and Wales.

VERB + WEEKEND
spend

We spent the weekend in Paris.

have

Did you have a nice weekend?

WEEKEND + NOUN
break, getaway (esp. AmE), trip, visit
home, house, retreat
PREPOSITION
at the weekend (BrE)

What are you doing at the weekend?

at weekends

What do you usually do at weekends?

on a weekend (BrE, informal)

The children play there on a weekend.

on the weekend (esp. AmE)

He called me on the weekend.

over the weekend

The office is closed over the weekend.

PHRASES
a weekend away, a weekend off

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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