Meaning of HUNTING in English

HUNTING

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ big-game , deer , fox (usually fox-hunting ) , etc.

He was killed by a lion while big-game ~ in Africa.

▪ commercial

commercial ~ of minke whales

▪ illegal

VERB + HUNTING

▪ go

Local people go ~ in the woods.

We went ~ for bargains at the antique market. ( figurative )

▪ ban

Should fox-hunting be banned?

HUNTING + NOUN

▪ knife , rifle

▪ ground

These waters are a ~ ground for sharks.

▪ lodge

The king built a large ~ lodge in the mountains.

▪ trip

▪ season

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

the ~ of deer

PHRASES

▪ happy ~ ground ( figurative )

Crowded markets are a happy ~ ground for pickpockets.

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