Meaning of MIST in English
▪ dense , heavy , thick
A heavy ~ rolled over the fields.
▪ faint , fine , light , slight , thin
▪ cold , cool
▪ grey/gray , red , white
There was a red ~ in front of his eyes.
▪ dawn , evening , morning
an early morning ~
▪ autumn ( esp. BrE )
VERB + MIST
▪ be covered in , be shrouded in
The mountain was covered in a thick ~.
▪ disappear into , vanish in , vanish into
The little town had vanished in the ~.
▪ emerge from , loom out of ( esp. BrE )
A figure emerged from the ~.
▪ break through , shine through
Soon the sun would break through the ~.
▪ peer into , peer through
▪ be lost in ( figurative )
The origins of language are lost in the ~s of time.
MIST + VERB
▪ cover sth , hang , hover , lie , surround sb/sth
A faint ~ hung over the valley.
▪ come down ( esp. BrE ), descend
When the ~ descends it comes quickly and covers everything.
▪ clear , lift
The ~ had cleared by mid-morning.
▪ drift , float , rise , roll , swirl
A fine ~ floated over the fields.
a swirling ~
a thin ~ rising from the river
▪ cling to sth
Early morning ~ still clung to the hollows.
▪ fill sth
▪ cover sth , hide sth , obscure sth , shroud sth
A white ~ obscured the top of the hill.
▪ in the ~ , into the ~
It was hard to make out the path in the ~.
▪ through the ~
The house was scarcely visible through the ~.
▪ ~ over
the ~ over the lake
▪ a curtain of ~ , a veil of ~
Mist is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ eye
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012