Meaning of NIGHT in English

NIGHT

noun

1 when it is dark and most people sleep

ADJECTIVE

▪ last , tomorrow

▪ the next , the previous

▪ the entire , the whole

▪ Friday , Saturday , etc.

▪ early , late

I think I'll have an early ~ (= go to bed early) .

▪ long

▪ winter , etc.

▪ bad , fitful , restless , rough , sleepless

▪ restful

▪ lonely

▪ black , dark , moonless , pitch-black

▪ clear , moonlit , starlit , starry

▪ beautiful

▪ cloudy

▪ chilly , cold , foggy , freezing , rainy , snowy , stormy

▪ humid , muggy , warm

▪ wedding

VERB + NIGHT

▪ have

▪ spend

They spent the ~ in a hotel.

▪ stay

Ask your mother if you can stay the ~.

NIGHT + VERB

▪ come , fall

The ~ fell quickly.

▪ progress , wear on

As the ~ wore on, it grew colder.

NIGHT + NOUN

▪ air , sky

▪ breeze

▪ duty , patrol , shift

▪ sight , vision

▪ sweats , terrors

PREPOSITION

▪ at ~

I lie awake at ~ worrying.

▪ by ~

Paris by ~

▪ during the ~ , in the ~

I woke in the ~.

▪ for a/the ~ , on Friday, etc. ~ , per ~

The hotel costs €265 per person per ~.

▪ through the ~ , throughout the ~

PHRASES

▪ all ~ long

▪ at this time of ~

▪ day and ~ , ~ and day (= all the time)

▪ a good night's sleep

▪ good ~

She kissed him good ~.

▪ in the dead of ~ (= in the middle of the night)

▪ morning, noon and ~ (= all the time)

2 time between late afternoon and when you go to bed

ADJECTIVE

▪ last , tomorrow

▪ Friday , Saturday , etc.

▪ weekday

▪ the other

I saw her the other ~ ( = a few nights ago ).

▪ the next , the previous

▪ lonely

He spent another lonely ~ in front of the television.

▪ busy , eventful

▪ quiet

He had plans to spend a quiet ~ at home.

▪ fateful

One fateful ~ he was involved in an accident that changed his life forever.

NIGHT + NOUN

▪ school

PREPOSITION

▪ at ~

She doesn't like to walk home late at ~.

▪ by ~

▪ on Friday, etc. ~

3 evening when a special event happens

ADJECTIVE

▪ first , opening

▪ last

the last ~ of the play's run

▪ big , eventful , fun , great , memorable

▪ drunken

a drunken ~ of partying

▪ dance , election , karaoke , prom ( AmE ), quiz ( esp. BrE )

▪ Halloween

PHRASES

▪ make a ~ of it

They decided to make a ~ of it and went on to a club.

▪ a ~ out

I was getting myself ready for a ~ out.

a girls' ~ out

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .