row

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noun
ADJECTIVE
bottom, middle, top
back, front
first, second, etc.
horizontal, vertical
double, single
neat

She arranged the chairs in two neat rows.

long
endless

endless rows of identical houses

PREPOSITION
in a/the row

The children stood in a row.

It rained for five days in a row (= without a break).

We have seats in the front row.

row of

a long row of houses

PHRASES
the end of the row, the middle of the row
rows and rows, row upon row

He looked down at row upon row of eager faces.

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noun (informal, esp. BrE)
ADJECTIVE
almighty, awful, big, bitter, blazing, fearful, ferocious, fierce, flaming, furious, great, huge, major, serious, terrible, tremendous, unholy (BrE), violent

We had a blazing row over who should do the cooking.

domestic, family
stand-up

A couple was having a stand-up row in the street.

public
drunken
long-running
diplomatic, political
VERB + ROW
have
kick up (BrE)

I'm going to kick up a row if I don't get my money back.

cause
get into
ROW + VERB
blow up, break out, develop, erupt

A row blew up over salary increases.

go on, rage, rage on
PREPOSITION
in a/the row

He came to prominence in the row over defence policy.

row about, row over

Carol and I had a terrible row about how much money she spends.

row between

a row between the left and right wings of the party

row with

a row with my mother

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verb
Row is used with these nouns as the object: ↑boat, ↑dinghy

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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