Meaning of BASKET in English

BASKET

noun

1 container

ADJECTIVE

▪ bamboo , plastic , straw , wicker , wire , woven , etc.

▪ laundry , sewing

▪ bread , food , fruit , shopping

▪ waste ( AmE ), waste-paper ( BrE )

She threw the letter into the waste ~.

I decided to empty the waste-paper ~.

▪ cat , dog

▪ bicycle

She was cycling along with her bicycle ~ full of groceries.

▪ picnic

▪ flower , hanging

hanging ~s full of summer flowers

VERB + BASKET

▪ make , weave

▪ fill , load (sth into) , pack (sth into) , put sth in

▪ take sth from , take sth out of , unpack

▪ carry , heave , pick up

She heaved the huge ~ onto the table.

▪ swing

▪ put down , set down

BASKET + VERB

▪ be filled with sth , be full of sth , contain sth

a ~ filled with delicious fruit

PHRASES

▪ in a/the ~ , into a/the ~

The cat lay curled in its ~.

▪ ~ of

a ~ of flowers/fruit

2 in basketball

VERB + BASKET

▪ shoot

▪ make , score , sink

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .