Meaning of GUIDE in English

GUIDE

I.

noun

1 sth that helps you plan what you are going to do

ADJECTIVE

▪ approximate , general , rough

▪ accurate

VERB + GUIDE

▪ give (sb) , provide (sb with)

▪ use sth as

Use the table below as a ~ to how much detergent to use.

PHRASES

▪ be just a ~ , be only a ~

Remember, this chart is only a ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ as to

These figures give a rough ~ as to the sales we can expect.

▪ ~ to

2 book that gives information about a subject

ADJECTIVE

▪ excellent , good

▪ essential , handy , helpful , informative , invaluable , practical , reliable , useful , valuable

▪ basic , brief , quick , short , simple

▪ complete , comprehensive , definitive , in-depth

This book is the definitive ~ to world cuisine.

▪ step-by-step

a step-by-step ~ to creating your own website

▪ illustrated

▪ pocket

▪ how-to , study , survival

a survival ~ for business managers

▪ media ( AmE )

▪ pronunciation , reference

The book contains a quick reference ~ to essential grammar at the back.

▪ resource ( AmE )

▪ curriculum ( AmE )

▪ voter ( AmE )

▪ TV

▪ field

▪ electronic , interactive , online

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

a ~ to British birds

3 person

ADJECTIVE

▪ tour , tourist

Our tour ~ showed us around the old town.

▪ experienced , professional

▪ local , native

▪ mountain , river

▪ spiritual

VERB + GUIDE

▪ act as , be

He agreed to go with them and act as their ~.

4 book for tourists

ADJECTIVE

▪ holiday ( BrE ), travel

▪ hotel , restaurant

▪ city , street

VERB + GUIDE

▪ consult

I consulted my ~ as I walked around the cathedral.

▪ write

▪ publish

II.

verb

1 influence sb's actions

VERB + GUIDE

▪ help (to)

the information and data which help ~ the affairs of the business

▪ serve to

This book will serve to ~ you in the fulfilment of a successful relationship.

▪ try to

PREPOSITION

▪ into

the ways in which young people are ~d into employment

▪ on

Schools were firmly ~d on the details of the curriculum

2 explain sth/help sb

ADVERB

▪ carefully

Their teacher carefully ~s them through rehearsals.

▪ expertly

They ~ you expertly through the whole process.

VERB + GUIDE

▪ help (to)

PREPOSITION

▪ in

He ~d me in my research.

▪ on

a document guiding teachers on how to maintain discipline

▪ through

He ~d us through the intricacies of the divorce law.

3 help sb move

ADVERB

▪ carefully , gently

He took her arm, gently guiding her.

PREPOSITION

▪ across, along, etc.

She ~d him across the busy road.

▪ to , towards/toward

He ~d her hand to his face.

Guide is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ conscience , ↑ instinct , ↑ philosophy

Guide is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ boat , ↑ choice , ↑ decision , ↑ design , ↑ development , ↑ practice , ↑ process , ↑ traveller

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .