WordReference English Collocations © 2019


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. let's take it up a notch
  2. it's time to take it up a notch
  3. the [quality, service] has gone [up, down] a notch (since)
  4. it's time for another notch in the belt
  5. need another notch in the belt
  6. [tighten, loosen] your belt a notch
  7. [brought, took] him down a notch
  8. he needs [taking] down a notch or two
  9. carve a notch in the [tree, doorframe] each year
  10. is a notch above [the rest, its competitors]
  11. is a notch [quicker, better, faster] (than)
  12. UK: a top notch [meal, performance, play]
  1. notched up [another victory, 5 wins, 10 points]
  2. notch the [days, kills] on a [wall, stick]
  3. the temperature has notched [up, down] a degree
  4. notch the [arrow, sword, belt]
  5. the [arrow] was notched
  6. notched to [allow, provide, ensure, fit]
n as adj
  1. a top-notch [meal, performance, play]
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