Meaning of ACTIVITY in English

ACTIVITY

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ frantic , frenetic , heightened , increased , intense

The scene was one of frenetic ~.

▪ criminal , illegal , subversive , suspicious , terrorist

His income was derived from criminal ~.

▪ class ( esp. AmE ), classroom , group

▪ after-school , extra-curricular , leisure , leisure-time , outdoor , recreational , social

Shopping is now a leisure ~.

▪ mental , physical , sexual

They had engaged in sexual ~ in the past three months.

▪ aerobic , strenuous

▪ business , commercial , cultural , economic , industrial , intellectual , political , scientific

▪ government , military , police , union

▪ human

▪ electrical , seismic , volcanic

The islands were formed by volcanic ~.

… OF ACTIVITY

▪ burst , flurry

There was a flurry of ~ as the movie star appeared on the balcony.

▪ level

Newspapers report a higher level of ~ in the foreign-exchange markets.

VERB + ACTIVITY

▪ conduct , do , perform

Here's an ~ you can do with mixed-ability classes.

▪ be involved in , engage in , participate in , take part in , undertake

We suspect he may be involved in illegal activities.

Teachers here are not allowed to engage in any political ~.

▪ stop , suspend , terminate

The party's activities have been suspended.

▪ stimulate

It will only be possible to stimulate business ~ with an injection of public funds.

▪ curb , inhibit

▪ coordinate , regulate

▪ measure , monitor

▪ resume

▪ bustle with , buzz with

The room was buzzing with ~.

PHRASES

▪ a hive of ~ (= a very busy place)

The classroom was a hive of ~ as the children prepared for the concert.

▪ a sign of ~

Police watched the house all day, but there was no sign of ~.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .