Meaning of MICROPHONE in English
▪ boom , cordless , headset , radio , underwater , wireless
There's a place to plug in an external ~.
▪ directional , omnidirectional
▪ concealed , hidden
▪ live , open
Unfortunately we were near an open ~ and all his colleagues heard what we said.
VERB + MICROPHONE
▪ speak into , use
▪ check , test
He was wearing a hidden ~.
MICROPHONE + VERB
▪ pick sth up , record sth
The ~ picks up the surrounding sounds.
▪ amplify sth
MICROPHONE + NOUN
▪ input ( esp. AmE ), jack
▪ behind a/the ~
Alex Jones is back behind the ~ for a new series.
▪ in front of a/the ~
Interviewees are placed in front of the ~ and grilled.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012