Collocation – Sound

1. A high / loud / strong noise woke me up from my nap.

 
 
 

2. His cell phone makes an angering / annoying / incessant noise every time he gets a text
message.

 
 
 

3. I could tell Dan was still mad, as he glared at me in stony / strange / stunned silence.

 
 
 

4. I wasn’t able to relax on the beach because some teenagers had a stereo with music blaring /
crashing / deafening
.

 
 
 

5. It was extremely / hardly / perfectly silent inside the old, abandoned house.

 
 
 

6. It’s eerily / oddly / sullen quiet in that classroom – are the students taking a test?

 
 
 

7. My neighbor’s dogs start barking / chirping / whistling whenever someone walks past their
house.

 
 
 

8. She sang a lullaby lightly / muffled / softly to help put the baby to sleep.

 
 
 

9. The complete / constant / long noise in the office makes it difficult to concentrate.

 
 
 

10. The conversation on their first date was full of awkward / ominous / uncharacteristic silences.

 
 
 

11. The conversation on their first date was full of awkward / ominous / uncharacteristic silences.

 
 
 

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