Meaning of EXTERIOR in English
1 outside of a building
VERB + EXTERIOR
▪ clean , decorate , paint
▪ ~ of
the ~ of the building
▪ behind an/the ~
Hidden behind a plain ~ is a wonderful hotel.
▪ on the ~
There is an abundance of fine sculpture, both on the ~ and inside.
2 way sb appears or behaves
▪ calm , placid
Her calm ~ hides very passionate feelings.
▪ cool , icy
▪ bluff ( BrE ), gruff , rough , tough
EXTERIOR + VERB
▪ belie , conceal , hide
His bluff ~ belied a connoisseur of antiques.
▪ behind sb's ~
Behind his cool ~ lurks a reckless and frustrated person.
▪ beneath sb's ~ , underneath sb's ~
Beneath her charming ~ lies a very determined woman.
Exterior is used with these nouns: ↑ finish , ↑ lighting , ↑ paint , ↑ shot , ↑ surface , ↑ wall , ↑ woodwork
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012