Meaning of CRASH in English

CRASH

I.

noun

1 sudden loud noise

ADJECTIVE

▪ almighty , deafening , great , huge , loud , resounding , thunderous

▪ sickening , terrible

There was a sickening ~ as her head hit the ground.

VERB + CRASH

▪ hear

▪ make

The bike hit the street and made a loud ~.

CRASH + VERB

▪ come from

A loud ~ came from the kitchen.

PREPOSITION

▪ with a ~

The plates fell to the floor with an almighty ~.

▪ ~ of

a distant ~ of thunder

the ~ of the waves

2 accident involving a car, plane, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ horrific , major , serious ( esp. BrE )

a major air ~

▪ fatal

▪ head-on

▪ high-speed

▪ airplane ( AmE ), automobile ( AmE ), bus , car , coach ( BrE ), helicopter , plane , train

▪ air , highway ( in the US ), motorway ( in the UK ), rail , road

▪ alcohol-related

▪ spectacular

He had survived a spectacular ~ in a truck race.

▪ fiery ( AmE )

a fiery ~ which killed the pilot

VERB + CRASH

▪ cause

▪ have

In thirty years of driving she had never had a ~.

▪ survive

He had survived a plane ~.

▪ avoid , prevent

She swerved to avoid a ~.

CRASH + VERB

▪ happen , occur

▪ involve sth

a ~ involving two cars and a bus

▪ kill sb

▪ claim sth

The ~ claimed three lives.

CRASH + NOUN

▪ victim

▪ site

▪ landing

▪ barrier ( BrE )

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

He was killed in a train ~.

3 business failure

ADJECTIVE

▪ financial

▪ bank , dotcom , property ( BrE ), stock-market

the stock-market ~ of 1987

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ in

a ~ in share prices

II.

verb

Crash is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ aircraft , ↑ bank , ↑ car , ↑ computer , ↑ cymbal , ↑ helicopter , ↑ jet , ↑ market , ↑ pilot , ↑ plane , ↑ program , ↑ shell , ↑ surf , ↑ system , ↑ thunder , ↑ train , ↑ vehicle , ↑ wave

Crash is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ car , ↑ computer , ↑ gear , ↑ party , ↑ plane

III.

adj.

Crash is used with these nouns: ↑ course , ↑ diet

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .