Meaning of GULF in English
▪ big , deep , enormous , great , huge , unbridgeable , vast , wide , yawning
▪ growing , widening
a growing ~ between the prosperous south and the declining towns of the north
▪ cultural , ideological
the ideological ~ that separated the two branches of the movement
VERB + GULF
This atrocity has created a huge ~ between the two groups.
Other factors widened the ~ that separated rich from poor.
▪ emphasize , illustrate
The documentary illustrated the ~ between industrialized and developing countries.
The new degree course aims to bridge the ~ between education and industry.
GULF + VERB
▪ divide sb/sth , separate sb/sth
the yawning ~ that separates the two cultures
▪ open , open up
A ~ had opened up between the former friends.
▪ ~ between
an unbridgeable ~ between home and school life
▪ ~ in
the huge ~ in level between professional and amateur teams
▪ ~ of
A ~ of mistrust still exists between them.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012