Meaning of NEWS in English
1 new information
▪ brilliant ( BrE , informal ), excellent , fantastic , good , great , happy , marvellous/marvelous ( esp. BrE ), terrific , tremendous ( esp. BrE ), welcome , wonderful
The good ~ is that we've all been given an extra day's leave.
Great ~! We've bought the house.
▪ encouraging , positive
▪ awful , bad , devastating , disappointing , grim , sad , terrible , tragic , unwelcome
▪ disturbing , shock ( BrE ), shocking
▪ big , dramatic , important , major ( esp. AmE ), momentous ( esp. BrE )
▪ breaking , hot , late , latest , recent
Some late ~ has just come in.
▪ exciting , interesting
▪ front-page , headline
It was front-page ~ at the time.
▪ domestic , local , national , regional
▪ foreign , international
▪ business , City ( BrE ), economic , financial
▪ football , etc.
▪ shipping ( AmE ) ( shipping forecast in BrE )
… OF NEWS
▪ bit , item , piece
We've had a bit of good ~.
VERB + NEWS
▪ catch , get , have , hear , learn , receive
You can catch all the latest ~ on our website.
Have you heard the latest ~?
▪ catch up on
I want to catch up on all your ~.
I follow food industry ~ fairly closely.
▪ announce , break , bring (sb) , convey , deliver , give sb , relay , reveal , tell sb
The police had to break the ~ to the boy's parents.
The company refused to confirm the ~.
▪ share , spread
He shared his good ~ with everyone else in the office.
She ran from office to office, spreading the ~.
▪ print , publish
News of their engagement was leaked to the press.
The actor's family released ~ of his death last night.
The ~ was posted on the band's website.
▪ bury , suppress
Drug companies tend to bury ~ of drug failures.
I don't really have any ~ to report.
▪ carry , cover
‘The Daily Nation’ carried ~ of the event.
▪ gather , get
It's the reporter's job to go out and gather ~.
▪ await , expect , wait for
They are waiting for ~ of their relatives.
He took a moment to digest the unbelievable ~.
▪ greet , react to , welcome
The ~ was greeted with astonishment.
Mrs Trowsdale will be celebrating the ~ with her family.
▪ hit , make
It was a very minor incident and barely made the ~.
California's energy crisis dominated the ~.
NEWS + VERB
▪ come , come in , come through
News is coming in of a large fire in central London.
▪ break , emerge , leak out
The ~ broke while we were away.
▪ arrive , reach sb
▪ filter through (sth)
▪ spread , travel
The ~ spread like wildfire.
NEWS + NOUN
▪ broadcast , bulletin , flash , programme/program , show
The schedules were interrupted for a ~ flash.
▪ article , clip , exclusive ( esp. BrE ), footage , headlines , item , release , report , round-up , story , update
a downloadable ~ digest
News coverage of the fighting was extremely biased.
He gave his first ~ briefing since being appointed.
(see also news conference )
▪ agency , organization , outlet , service
▪ desk , room
▪ channel , network , station
Every ~ channel covered the story.
▪ anchor ( esp. AmE ), broadcaster , crew ( esp. AmE ), editor , journalist , presenter , reporter
▪ junkie ( informal )
If you're a ~ junkie, you can get updates mailed to you.
▪ alert , ticker
You can get ~ alerts through your cellphone.
▪ at the ~
She went completely to pieces at the ~ of his death.
▪ in the ~
She's been in the ~ a lot lately.
▪ with the ~
Joan came in with the ~ that a pay rise had been agreed.
▪ ~ about
I'm not interested in ~ about celebrities.
▪ ~ from
And now with ~ from the Games, over to our Olympic correspondent.
▪ ~ of
~ of fresh killings
▪ ~ on
Is there any ~ on the car bomb attack?
▪ ~ to
It was ~ to me that they were married.
2 the news on TV or radio
▪ radio , television , TV
▪ evening , lunchtime ( BrE )
▪ ten o'clock , etc.
▪ prime-time ( esp. AmE )
▪ local , national
VERB + THE NEWS
▪ hear , listen to , see , watch
▪ turn on
The ~ is read by Katie Daly.
▪ in the ~
Our school was mentioned in the ~.
▪ on the ~
I heard it on the evening ~.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012