Meaning of TREND in English

TREND

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ strong

▪ consistent , steady

▪ accelerating , growing , increasing

▪ underlying

Despite this month's disappointing figures, the underlying ~ is healthy.

▪ big , dominant , main , major , prevailing

▪ current , latest , new , recent

▪ long-term

▪ gradual

▪ clear , marked , significant

▪ important

▪ general , overall

▪ apparent , discernible

▪ global , international , national , worldwide

▪ larger , wider

The increase in crime in the capital was just part of a wider ~.

▪ positive , upward

▪ downward , negative

▪ opposite

▪ healthy , welcome

▪ adverse , dangerous , disturbing , unfortunate , worrying

▪ fashion

▪ demographic , population

▪ cultural , social

▪ evolutionary , historical

▪ economic , market

▪ growth , inflationary

The latest figures show a clear growth ~ in the service sector.

VERB + TREND

▪ begin , create , set , start

In the 1960s, Britain set the fashion ~s.

▪ continue

▪ follow

We are following the ~ for more flexible working conditions.

▪ reinforce

▪ buck , counteract , go against

efforts to buck the current downward ~ in sales

▪ reverse

▪ halt

▪ detect , identify , notice , observe , see

I can see a worrying ~ in these results.

▪ indicate , reflect , show , suggest

The data indicates a ~ towards/toward earlier retirement.

TREND + VERB

▪ develop , emerge

▪ continue

▪ indicate sth , reflect sth , show sth , suggest sth

Current ~s suggest that cities will continue to grow.

▪ grow

PREPOSITION

▪ on ~

Linen is on ~ again this summer.

▪ ~ away from

a ~ away from narrow specialization

▪ ~ for

A ~ for nostalgia has emerged.

▪ ~ in

future ~s in the volume of employment

▪ ~ towards/toward

the ~ towards/toward privatization

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .