Meaning of FROST in English
▪ hard , heavy , killing ( AmE ), severe ( BrE ), sharp ( BrE )
▪ early , late
The young plants all died in the late ~.
▪ first , last
▪ spring , winter , etc.
▪ ground ( BrE )
a heavy ground ~
▪ night ( BrE )
… OF FROST
▪ touch ( esp. BrE )
There was just a touch of ~ in the air.
▪ degree ( BrE )
There were ten degrees of ~ last night.
VERB + FROST
▪ be covered in , be covered with
The windows were covered in ~.
FROST + NOUN
▪ date ( AmE )
▪ line ( AmE )
FROST + VERB
▪ arrive , come , set in ( esp. BrE )
The winter ~s have arrived.
The car was wet with melting ~.
▪ a danger of ~ ( esp. AmE ), a risk of ~ ( esp. BrE )
Frost is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ cake
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012