Meaning of MIST in English

MIST

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ dense , heavy , thick

A heavy ~ rolled over the fields.

▪ faint , fine , light , slight , thin

▪ swirling

▪ hazy

▪ cold , cool

▪ grey/gray , red , white

There was a red ~ in front of his eyes.

▪ dawn , evening , morning

an early morning ~

▪ autumn ( esp. BrE )

▪ sea

VERB + MIST

▪ be covered in , be shrouded in

The mountain was covered in a thick ~.

▪ disappear into , vanish in , vanish into

The little town had vanished in the ~.

▪ emerge from , loom out of ( esp. BrE )

A figure emerged from the ~.

▪ break through , shine through

Soon the sun would break through the ~.

▪ peer into , peer through

▪ be lost in ( figurative )

The origins of language are lost in the ~s of time.

MIST + VERB

▪ cover sth , hang , hover , lie , surround sb/sth

A faint ~ hung over the valley.

▪ come down ( esp. BrE ), descend

When the ~ descends it comes quickly and covers everything.

▪ clear , lift

The ~ had cleared by mid-morning.

▪ drift , float , rise , roll , swirl

A fine ~ floated over the fields.

a swirling ~

a thin ~ rising from the river

▪ cling to sth

Early morning ~ still clung to the hollows.

▪ fill sth

▪ cover sth , hide sth , obscure sth , shroud sth

A white ~ obscured the top of the hill.

PREPOSITION

▪ in the ~ , into the ~

It was hard to make out the path in the ~.

▪ through the ~

The house was scarcely visible through the ~.

▪ ~ over

the ~ over the lake

PHRASES

▪ a curtain of ~ , a veil of ~

II.

verb

Mist is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ eye

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .