Chinese English Dictionary

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1. collection collection

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Ömer has a CD collection.
Americans who sent a message to the world that we have never been a collection of Red States and Blue States: we are, and always will be, the United States of America.
Pleased with The Pilgrim's Progress, my first collection was of John Bunyan's works in separate little volumes.
Even if the collection is not what I expected, I must be appreciate his effort.
I don't have a stamp collection, but I have a Japanese postcard collection that I could use as an excuse to invite him.
But a collection of facts is not science any more than a dictionary is poetry.
The collection was very successful. It raised £ 3.500.
If you ever decide to sell your old record collection, I want first dibs!
In the official question collection it is explained as being "passive voice of the present continuous tense".
He organized the university's butterfly collection so meticulously that it is now fully machine-searchable.
Moreover it's difficult to get rubbish out for garbage day because the collection time is too early.
Seeing my collection of frogs would make your hair stand on end.
Imogen of the Internet, having seen Flickr's entire photo collection, will never take the scenic route again.

2. gather gather

I'd like you to help me gather some firewood.
The berries were ripening almost as fast as we could gather them.
gather materials
Institutional and assembly: Serving a place where many people gather.
The neighborhood has been gentrified. Now it's teeming with pretend hipsters slurping skinny lattes at Starbucks. They gather round coffee and free Wi-Fi like bees round a honeypot.
if people gather, or if someone gathers them, they come together in one place to see or do something
The children from the village would often gather up on top of the hill and from there watched the trucks and automobiles going back and forth to the city.
Spirits are to be found all over the world. This school was built upon the site of a shrine and thus there is a particular tendency for them to gather.
And every day the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and make them into crowns and play king of the forest.
Ladies and gentlemen, gather around. All our friends gathered close around us
Hoarders continually gather objects
Can you all gather round? I've got something to tell you. The kids were gathered together in one room.
when market reasoning and market thinking have gathered force and gained prestige
and from what I can gather, it was rather a raucous affair.
Giving and receiving advice is a way to gather knowledge