Meaning of RESPONSE in English
▪ affirmative ( esp. AmE ), encouraging , enthusiastic , favourable/favorable , good , positive
▪ lukewarm ( esp. BrE ), muted , tepid ( esp. AmE )
▪ aggressive , angry , negative
▪ adequate , appropriate , correct , proper , satisfactory
This is a normal ~ to feeling abandoned.
He was not getting the desired ~ from the audience.
That's the only logical ~.
▪ individual , subjective
▪ inadequate , inappropriate , incorrect
incorrect ~s in a multiple-choice test
These images are likely to evoke a strong ~ in the viewer.
▪ prompt , quick , rapid
▪ automatic , immediate , instinctive , knee-jerk
my knee-jerk ~ to the story
▪ measured , thoughtful
My initial ~ was one of anger.
his delayed ~ to the event
The World Bank has postponed an official ~ to the report.
These are just a few of the possible ~s to this question.
▪ behavioural/behavioral , conditioned , emotional , fight-or-flight , physiological
▪ verbal , written
▪ allergic , antibody , immune
the immune ~ to viral infections
VERB + RESPONSE
▪ give , make
▪ get , have , receive
Have you had any ~s to the advertisement yet?
▪ bring forth , call forth , draw , elicit , evoke , generate , induce , produce , prompt , provoke , stimulate , trigger , yield
His comments drew an angry ~ from the crowd.
▪ await , wait for
The immune system springs into action to mount a ~ against the virus.
▪ exhibit , show
Dawn showed no ~ at all.
We'll coordinate emergency ~s from now on.
▪ affect , influence
▪ assess , examine , gauge , observe
He has posted his ~ on the organization's website.
RESPONSE + NOUN
▪ rate , time
We sent out over 100 letters but the ~ rate was low (= few people replied) .
▪ in ~ (to)
In ~, she stormed out of the room.
▪ ~ from
The ~ from local businesses has been muted.
▪ ~ to
What was their ~ to the question?
▪ (a) lack of ~
Due to lack of ~ we have had to cancel the event.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012