Meaning of MIRROR in English

MIRROR

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ bathroom , bedroom

▪ compact , dresser ( AmE ), make-up , pocket , shaving

▪ hand ( BrE ), hand-held ( AmE )

▪ full-length , tall

▪ framed , ornate

▪ antique

▪ two-way

He watched them through a two-way ~.

▪ concave , convex

▪ oval , round

▪ rear , rear-view , side-view ( AmE ), wing ( BrE )

Always check your ~ before pulling out to overtake.

▪ funhouse ( AmE )

▪ broken , cracked

VERB + MIRROR

▪ use

▪ glance in , look in , look into

▪ admire yourself in , examine yourself in , look at yourself/your face in

He was busy admiring himself in the ~.

▪ face , sit at , stand in front of

▪ check

▪ catch sight of sb/sth in , see sb/sth in

▪ hang

We hung a ~ over the fireplace.

▪ break , crack , smash

MIRROR + VERB

▪ reflect sth , reveal sth , show sth

▪ hang

a large ~ hanging on the wall behind him

MIRROR + NOUN

▪ image , reflection ( esp. AmE )

Art can be seen as a ~ image of society.

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~

She stared at her face in the ~.

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ closely

The trends here closely ~ those in America.

▪ exactly , faithfully , perfectly

▪ almost

VERB + MIRROR

▪ seem to

PHRASES

▪ be ~ed by sth , be ~ed in sth

The jump in business confidence has been ~ed by the increase in employment.

▪ be ~ed in sb's face , be ~ed on sb's face

The shock was ~ed on her face.

Mirror is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ eye

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .