- nounADJECTIVE▪ air, field, land▪
He had to be flown by air ambulance to a Las Vegas hospital.▪ emergency (esp. BrE)▪ waiting▪
I was put straight into a waiting ambulance and rushed to the hospital.VERB + AMBULANCE▪ call (for), get, phone (for) (esp. BrE), ring (for) (BrE), telephone (for) (BrE)▪
Quick, call an ambulance!▪ send▪
An ambulance was sent to the scene of the accident.▪ load sb into (esp. AmE), put sb in, put sb into▪
He was put into an ambulance and taken away.▪ driveAMBULANCE + VERB▪ be on its way▪
Don't worry—the ambulance is on its way.▪ arrive, come▪
When the ambulance came, I carried her out to it.AMBULANCE + NOUN▪ service (esp. BrE)▪ crew, personnel (BrE), staff (BrE)▪ driver▪ man, paramedic, technician, worker (all BrE)▪ chief, spokesman (both BrE)▪ station (BrE)▪ trust (BrE)▪
the region's three ambulance trusts▪ chaser (figurative, esp. AmE)▪
Her attorney is nothing more then an ambulance chaser.PREPOSITION▪ by ambulance▪
She was rushed to hospital by ambulance.▪
Eloise was taken by ambulance to St Mary's Hospital.▪ in an/the ambulance▪
He went in the ambulance with Louise.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.