Meaning of NEWS in English

NEWS

noun

1 new information

ADJECTIVE

▪ brilliant ( BrE , informal ), excellent , fantastic , good , great , happy , marvellous/marvelous ( esp. BrE ), terrific , tremendous ( esp. BrE ), welcome , wonderful

The good ~ is that we've all been given an extra day's leave.

Great ~! We've bought the house.

▪ encouraging , positive

▪ awful , bad , devastating , disappointing , grim , sad , terrible , tragic , unwelcome

▪ disturbing , shock ( BrE ), shocking

▪ big , dramatic , important , major ( esp. AmE ), momentous ( esp. BrE )

▪ breaking , hot , late , latest , recent

Some late ~ has just come in.

▪ old

▪ exciting , interesting

▪ hard

▪ front-page , headline

It was front-page ~ at the time.

▪ online

▪ domestic , local , national , regional

▪ foreign , international

▪ business , City ( BrE ), economic , financial

▪ celebrity

▪ sports

▪ football , etc.

▪ shipping ( AmE ) ( shipping forecast in BrE )

… OF NEWS

▪ bit , item , piece

We've had a bit of good ~.

VERB + NEWS

▪ catch , get , have , hear , learn , receive

You can catch all the latest ~ on our website.

Have you heard the latest ~?

▪ catch up on

I want to catch up on all your ~.

▪ follow

I follow food industry ~ fairly closely.

▪ announce , break , bring (sb) , convey , deliver , give sb , relay , reveal , tell sb

The police had to break the ~ to the boy's parents.

▪ confirm

The company refused to confirm the ~.

▪ share , spread

He shared his good ~ with everyone else in the office.

She ran from office to office, spreading the ~.

▪ print , publish

▪ leak

News of their engagement was leaked to the press.

▪ release

The actor's family released ~ of his death last night.

▪ post

The ~ was posted on the band's website.

▪ bury , suppress

Drug companies tend to bury ~ of drug failures.

▪ report

I don't really have any ~ to report.

▪ carry , cover

‘The Daily Nation’ carried ~ of the event.

▪ gather , get

It's the reporter's job to go out and gather ~.

▪ await , expect , wait for

They are waiting for ~ of their relatives.

▪ digest

He took a moment to digest the unbelievable ~.

▪ greet , react to , welcome

The ~ was greeted with astonishment.

▪ celebrate

Mrs Trowsdale will be celebrating the ~ with her family.

▪ hit , make

It was a very minor incident and barely made the ~.

▪ dominate

California's energy crisis dominated the ~.

NEWS + VERB

▪ come , come in , come through

News is coming in of a large fire in central London.

▪ break , emerge , leak out

The ~ broke while we were away.

▪ arrive , reach sb

▪ filter through (sth)

▪ spread , travel

The ~ spread like wildfire.

NEWS + NOUN

▪ broadcast , bulletin , flash , programme/program , show

The schedules were interrupted for a ~ flash.

▪ article , clip , exclusive ( esp. BrE ), footage , headlines , item , release , report , round-up , story , update

▪ digest

a downloadable ~ digest

▪ coverage

News coverage of the fighting was extremely biased.

▪ event

▪ briefing

He gave his first ~ briefing since being appointed.

(see also news conference )

▪ agency , organization , outlet , service

▪ desk , room

▪ channel , network , station

Every ~ channel covered the story.

▪ magazine

▪ anchor ( esp. AmE ), broadcaster , crew ( esp. AmE ), editor , journalist , presenter , reporter

▪ source

▪ media

▪ junkie ( informal )

If you're a ~ junkie, you can get updates mailed to you.

▪ alert , ticker

You can get ~ alerts through your cellphone.

▪ website

▪ blog

PREPOSITION

▪ at the ~

She went completely to pieces at the ~ of his death.

▪ in the ~

She's been in the ~ a lot lately.

▪ with the ~

Joan came in with the ~ that a pay rise had been agreed.

▪ ~ about

I'm not interested in ~ about celebrities.

▪ ~ from

And now with ~ from the Games, over to our Olympic correspondent.

▪ ~ of

~ of fresh killings

▪ ~ on

Is there any ~ on the car bomb attack?

▪ ~ to

It was ~ to me that they were married.

2 the news on TV or radio

ADJECTIVE

▪ radio , television , TV

▪ evening , lunchtime ( BrE )

▪ ten o'clock , etc.

▪ nightly

▪ prime-time ( esp. AmE )

▪ local , national

VERB + THE NEWS

▪ hear , listen to , see , watch

▪ turn on

▪ broadcast

▪ read

The ~ is read by Katie Daly.

PREPOSITION

▪ in the ~

Our school was mentioned in the ~.

▪ on the ~

I heard it on the evening ~.

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