class


class
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noun
1 lesson/group of students
ADJECTIVE
big, large
small
advanced, beginners' (BrE), beginning (AmE), elementary, intermediate, introductory, remedial
master (usually masterclass)
biology, history, etc.
acting, creative-writing, dance (AmE), dancing (BrE), etc.
evening, night (esp. AmE)
college, high-school, kindergarten, undergraduate (all AmE)
entering, incoming (= the students starting a school or college in a particular year) (both AmE)
VERB + CLASS
attend, go to, take

He's taking classes in pottery.

enrol/enroll in, sign up for
cut (AmE), miss, skip (AmE)
disrupt, interrupt
hold

The institute holds evening classes throughout the year.

offer

The college offers classes in many subjects.

conduct, give, lead (AmE), run (esp. AmE), take, teach

Who's taking the class today?

address
dismiss

Class dismissed!

fail, flunk (both AmE)
pass (AmE)
ace (AmE, informal)
drop
cover
observe, sit in on
CLASS + VERB
be easy, be hard
be available
graduate (AmE)
CLASS + NOUN
member, teacher
size
discussion
work
reunion
schedule (AmE)
period (AmE)
PREPOSITION
in (a/the) class

We'll start the exercise in class.

Which history class are you in?

class in

She's going to evening classes in Italian.

PHRASES
the back of the class, the front of the class

He sat at the back of the class.

be top of the class, come top of the class

She came top of the class in English.

the class of …  (= a group of students who finish their studies in a particular year)

the class of 2008

the entire class, the whole class
2 social/economic group
ADJECTIVE
leisure (= rich people), lower, lower-middle, middle, upper, upper-middle, working

sections of the working class

chattering (BrE), educated, elite, governing, political, privileged, professional, ruling, wealthy

topics being discussed at the breakfast tables of the chattering classes

capitalist, entrepreneurial, merchant
labouring/laboring, peasant
landed, landowning
dominant
social, socio-economic

Membership of the club is drawn from all social classes.

CLASS + NOUN
structure, system
consciousness
interests
conflict, differences, divisions, struggle, war, warfare
issue
3 group of things
ADJECTIVE
large, small
distinct
special
rare
age, weight
VERB + CLASS
constitute, form

These writers form a distinct class in Russian literature.

PREPOSITION
class of

a rare class of neurological diseases

PHRASES
be in a class of your own, be in a different class (= to be much better than others)
4 high quality/style
ADJECTIVE
great, real

a player of great class

VERB + CLASS
have

She has real class.

PHRASES
a touch of class

The musical entertainment added a touch of class to the occasion.

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adj.
Class is used with these nouns: ↑act, ↑registration, ↑test

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of persons) / (as of pupils pursuing the same studies) / (of animate or inanimate objects, including orders, genera, and species), / , , , , , , , , , , ,


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