Meaning of BOWL in English

BOWL

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ deep , shallow

▪ empty , full

▪ ceramic , china , crystal , cut-glass , earthenware , enamel , glass

▪ food

▪ cereal , dessert ( AmE ), pudding ( BrE ), salad , soup

▪ fruit , punch (usually punchbowl ) , sugar

▪ water

I refilled the dog's water ~.

▪ mixing , serving

▪ washing-up ( BrE )

a washing-up ~ full of dirty dishes

▪ finger (= for washing your fingers at the table)

I put down the chicken bone and rinsed my fingers in the finger ~.

▪ begging ( figurative )

The school is always having to get out the begging ~ for books and basic equipment.

▪ goldfish

▪ lavatory ( BrE ), toilet

VERB + BOWL

▪ fill , pour (sb) , pour sth into

He poured himself a ~ of soup.

▪ empty

▪ eat

I ate a ~ of cereal.

BOWL + VERB

▪ contain sth , hold sth

a ~ containing flour

This ~ holds about four pints.

▪ overflow

The ~ was overflowing.

PREPOSITION

▪ from a/the ~

I helped myself to an apple from the ~.

The cat drank some milk from the ~

▪ out of a/the ~

The boy was drinking milk out of a ~.

▪ in a/the ~ , into a/the ~

Mix the ingredients in a deep ~.

Sieve the flour into a ~.

▪ ~ of

a ~ of cherries

II.

verb

Bowl is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ bowler

Bowl is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ ball , ↑ side

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .