Meaning of BOWL in English
▪ deep , shallow
▪ empty , full
▪ ceramic , china , crystal , cut-glass , earthenware , enamel , glass
▪ cereal , dessert ( AmE ), pudding ( BrE ), salad , soup
▪ fruit , punch (usually punchbowl ) , sugar
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.
▪ lavatory ( BrE ), toilet
VERB + BOWL
▪ fill , pour (sb) , pour sth into
He poured himself a ~ of soup.
I ate a ~ of cereal.
BOWL + VERB
▪ contain sth , hold sth
a ~ containing flour
This ~ holds about four pints.
The ~ was overflowing.
▪ 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
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 . 2012