gasoline

(also gas) noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑petrol
ADJECTIVE
leaded, unleaded
high-octane
regular
… OF GASOLINE
gallon, tank
VERB + GASOLINE
run on, use

My car runs on unleaded gasoline.

guzzle

Smaller cars don't guzzle so much gasoline.

run out of

We ran out of gasoline and had to walk.

pump

During high school he pumped gasoline to make some money.

douse sb/sth in, douse sb/sth with, pour

They can't resist pouring gasoline on a raging fire. (figurative)

smell

Can you smell gasoline?

smell of
GASOLINE + NOUN
engine, tank
pump
station
tanker
fumes, vapor
prices
tax
shortage
additive

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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