Meaning of CORRESPONDENCE in English
1 letters exchanged
▪ confidential , personal , private
▪ business , diplomatic , official
▪ email , written
▪ extensive , voluminous
… OF CORRESPONDENCE
▪ item ( BrE )
Numerous items of ~ have been received on this subject.
▪ pile ( esp. BrE )
He was leafing through piles of ~.
VERB + CORRESPONDENCE
▪ enter into , exchange , have
It would be foolish for a doctor to enter into ~ with a patient.
I have had ~ with the company director on this matter.
▪ carry on , keep up , maintain
We kept up a ~ for many months.
▪ address , send
Please send ~ to ‘Money Monthly’.
▪ answer , deal with , handle
The secretary deals with all the ~.
▪ catch up on
I would spend the time reading or catching up on my ~.
The department intercepted the ~ of foreign diplomats.
CORRESPONDENCE + NOUN
▪ course , school ( AmE )
I did a ~ course in economics.
▪ column ( esp. BrE )
the ~ columns of the ‘London Review of Books’
▪ by ~ , through ~
All our business is conducted by ~.
▪ in ~ with
I have been in ~ with the manager of the store.
▪ ~ about , ~ concerning , ~ on , ~ regarding , ~ relating to
files full of confidential ~ relating to the company's expansion plans
▪ ~ between
I have seen the ~ between the company and the college.
▪ ~ from
The editor welcomes ~ from readers on any subject.
▪ ~ with
copies of her ~ with the composer
▪ direct , exact , one-to-one
The child can see the one-to-one ~ of the buttons and buttonholes.
▪ ~ between
a close ~ between theory and practice
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012