cup

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noun
1 container
ADJECTIVE
empty
full
half-empty, half-full
broken, chipped, cracked
china, porcelain
disposable, Dixie™ (= paper cup) (AmE), drinking (AmE), paper, plastic, polystyrene (BrE), Styrofoam™ (AmE)
tin
coffee, tea
egg
yogurt (AmE)
measuring (AmE)
sippy (= for babies) (AmE)
VERB + CUP
fill, refill
drain, empty

She was so thirsty that she drained her cup.

lift, pick up, raise

She raised her cup to her lips.

place, put down, replace, set down
drink from, drink out of

Customers don't like drinking out of plastic cups.

CUP + VERB
contain sth
CUP + NOUN
holder
PHRASES
a cup and saucer
2 drink
ADJECTIVE
strong

I like a good strong cup of tea first thing in the morning.

fresh

My coffee was cold, so I ordered a fresh cup.

hot, steaming, warm
VERB + CUP
offer sb
make (sb)
pour (sb)

I'm making tea. Can I pour you a cup?

buy, order
help yourself to
stir

Enrique stirred his fourth cup of coffee of the day.

drink, enjoy, have

I drink about ten cups of coffee a day.

sip
finish
PREPOSITION
cup of
PHRASES
a nice cup of tea (BrE)

You sit down and I'll make you a nice cup of tea.

3 in a competition
ADJECTIVE
challenge
knockout
American, European, World, etc.
gold, silver
VERB + CUP
win

Who won the cup?

lose
present (sb with)

The cup will be presented to the winning team by the president.

lift, raise

He lifted the cup for the sixth time this year (= it was the sixth time he had won).

CUP + NOUN
competition

They were the first Turkish team to win a major cup competition.

the Ryder Cup competition

clash (BrE), match (esp. BrE)

The team are ready for next week's World Cup clash with Italy.

race
final, quarter-final, semi-final (all BrE)
victory, win
winner
holder
contender, hopeful
PHRASES
the first, etc. round of the cup
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verb
Cup is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hand
Cup is used with these nouns as the object: ↑chin, ↑hand, ↑mouth, ↑palm

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cup — (k[u^]p), n. [AS. cuppe, LL. cuppa cup; cf. L. cupa tub, cask; cf. also Gr. ky ph hut, Skr. k[=u]pa pit, hollow, OSlav. kupa cup. Cf. {Coop}, {Cupola}, {Cowl} a water vessel, and {Cob}, {Coif}, {Cop}.] 1. A small vessel, used commonly to drink… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cup — (englisch Tasse) bezeichnet: Cup (Raummaß), ein angloamerikanisches Raummaß für Flüssigkeiten Körbchengröße als Bestandteil der Größenangabe für Büstenhalter Cup Dämpfer, einen Dämpfer für Blechblasinstrumente eine schalenförmige Vertiefung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cup — [kap], der; s, s: a) Pokal als Preis für den Sieger eines sportlichen Wettkampfs: nach dem Gewinn der Meisterschaft küssten alle den gewonnenen Cup. b) sportlicher Wettkampf, Wettbewerb mit einem Pokal als Preis für den Sieger: der Cup für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cup — cup; cup·fer·ron; cup·ful; cup·less; cup·man; cup·pen; cup·py; cup·stone; tea·cup·ful; cup·pa; cup·board; hic·cup; cup·pin; …   English syllables

  • Cup — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. CUP, sigle composé des trois lettres C, U et P, peut faire référence à : Code universel des produits, pour l utilisation des code barres dans la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cup — [kup] n. [ME & OE cuppe < LL cuppa, altered < L cupa, tub < IE * keup , a hollow < base * keu , to bend, arch > COOMB, HUMP] 1. a small, open container for beverages, usually bowl shaped and with a handle 2. the bowl part of a… …   English World dictionary

  • cup — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}wykrz. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} wyraz oddający stłumiony, tępy odgłos powstający przy uderzeniu; najczęściej powtarzany dla naśladowania rytmicznych uderzeń (np. w połączeniu łup cup);… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • cup — ► NOUN 1) a small bowl shaped container for drinking from. 2) a cup shaped trophy, usually with a stem and two handles, awarded as a prize in a sports contest. 3) a sports contest in which the winner is awarded a cup. 4) chiefly N. Amer. a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Cup — Cup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cupped} (k[u^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cupping}.] 1. To supply with cups of wine. [R.] [1913 Webster] Cup us, till the world go round. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cup — Sm Siegespokal erw. fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. cup Tasse, Trinkgefäß, Pokal , aus spl. cuppa (Kopf). Da solche Pokale besonders bei Wettkämpfen nach der Regel Sieger gegen Sieger als Preis ausgesetzt wurden, bezeichnet das Wort… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • CUP — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda CUP puede referirse a: Cambridge University Press, una editorial inglesa; Candidaturas de Unidad Popular, unas candidaturas catalanas independentistas y de izquierdas que operan en el ámbito municipal de la Comunidad …   Wikipedia Español

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