coffee

noun
ADJECTIVE
strong
weak
black, dark

a mug of strong black coffee

milky (esp. BrE), white (BrE)

She drinks very milky coffee with lots of sugar.

frothy (esp. BrE)
sweet
bitter
hot, steaming

a pot of piping hot coffee

He brought in two mugs of steaming coffee.

lukewarm
cold
iced
flavoured/flavored, hazelnut
fresh

The others will be back soon—I'll go and make some fresh coffee.

excellent, expensive, good
gourmet, organic, specialty (AmE)
decaf, decaffeinated
filter (esp. BrE), ground, percolated, real
instant

Would you prefer instant coffee?

Irish (= with whiskey added), Turkish (= very strong, black and sweet)
afternoon, morning
… OF COFFEE
cup, mug, pot
VERB + COFFEE
drink

Do you drink coffee?

have

I had two coffees while I waited.

take

‘How do you take your coffee?’ ‘Milk, no sugar, thanks.’

sip, take a mouthful of, take a sip of

He took a sip of his coffee.

down, drain, drink up, finish
stir
pour (sb)
go for (esp. BrE), go out for

Let's go out for a coffee when you've finished work.

brew, make

freshly brewed coffee

I'll make some coffee for breakfast.

grind

freshly ground coffee

COFFEE + VERB
get cold, go cold
be laced with sth

coffee laced with cognac

keep sb awake
COFFEE + NOUN
cup, mug
machine, maker, percolator, pot
grounds
bean
break, klatch (AmE)
bar, shop
PREPOSITION
in your coffee

I have milk but no sugar in my coffee.

PHRASES
an aroma of coffee, a smell of coffee

An inviting smell of coffee wafted into the room.

coffee-making facilities (esp. BrE)

Tea and coffee-making facilities are available in the rooms.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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