squeak

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noun
ADJECTIVE
little, small
high, high-pitched
frightened, terrified
VERB + SQUEAK
give, let out
hear
PREPOSITION
with a squeak

The door opened with a squeak.

squeak of

She gave a little squeak of surprise.

PHRASES
not a squeak (BrE, figurative)

‘Have you heard from them?’ ‘Not a squeak since yesterday.’

a squeak of protest (figurative, esp. BrE)

The situation was allowed to continue without a squeak of protest from the government.

a squeak of surprise
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verb
Squeak is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑bat, ↑mouse, ↑shoe

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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