Meaning of HUNTING in English
▪ big-game , deer , fox (usually fox-hunting ) , etc.
He was killed by a lion while big-game ~ in Africa.
commercial ~ of minke whales
VERB + HUNTING
Local people go ~ in the woods.
We went ~ for bargains at the antique market. ( figurative )
Should fox-hunting be banned?
HUNTING + NOUN
▪ knife , rifle
These waters are a ~ ground for sharks.
The king built a large ~ lodge in the mountains.
▪ ~ of
the ~ of deer
▪ happy ~ ground ( figurative )
Crowded markets are a happy ~ ground for pickpockets.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012