WordReference English Collocations © 2017


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a sparrow's [nest, feather, tail]
  2. could hear the sparrows [chirping, singing]
  3. heard a [chirping, singing] sparrow
  4. the sparrows in the tree
  5. the sparrows sitting on the telephone line
  6. sparrows perched on the [branches, eaves, ledge]
  7. sparrows eating from the bird feeder
  8. the [tree, sky] was full of sparrows
  9. the sparrows migrated (for winter)
  10. has a pet sparrow
  11. has a sparrow as a pet
  12. feed the sparrows
  13. a [little, tiny, cute] sparrow
  14. a [lark, field, house] sparrow

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