arch

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noun
ADJECTIVE
pointed, round, rounded
brick, steel, stone, etc.
monumental (esp. BrE), triumphal
Gothic, Romanesque, etc.
proscenium

a performance space with a traditional proscenium arch

railway (BrE)

Homeless people slept under the railway arches.

graceful

the graceful arches of the bridge

VERB + ARCH
build, erect

This huge triumphal arch was erected at the beginning of this century.

form, make

The branches of the trees formed an arch over the bench.

PREPOSITION
beneath an/the arch, through an/the arch, under an/the arch

He rode under the arch.

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verb
Arch is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑back, ↑eyebrow
Arch is used with these nouns as the object: ↑back, ↑brow, ↑eyebrow

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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