Collocations with Equipment
An important step to improving your vocabulary is to not only learn the appropriate terms, but to learn the words that commonly go together with those terms. These word combinations are often, adjective + noun, verb + noun, and noun + verb pairs. Each of these collocation sheets provide collocations for commonly used words arranged into categories. Each collocation is illustrated with an example sentence.
Adjectives + "Equipment"
The following list are adjectives that are commonly used with the noun 'equipment'. Each adjective has an example sentence to illustrate usage.
He always buys the latest fishing equipment to make sure he catches the most fish.
ot quite a bit of modern computer equipment in the house.
The lab uses only state-of-the-art equipment.
Our equipment is up-to-date, but not state-of-the-art.
I love browsing in stores with lots of high tech equipment.
We use sophisticated equipment to track weather across the region.
Our technical equipment is equal to any task.
Be careful when you use that equipment. It's very sensitive.
Be sure to gather all the essential equipment before you begin the experiment.
We need to get rid of that faulty equipment and buy the latest.
The school bought state-of-the-art gym equipment this year.
Office equipment manufactures do billions in business each year.
The laboratory employs a wide range of scientific equipment.
The studio provides a wide range of electronic equipment for your needs.
Verbs + "Equipment"
I've been saving to purchase the new equipment.
Best Buy sells a wide range of audio equipment.
Our company supplies a number of leading hospitals with medical equipment.
You'll need to ask a specialist to install this equipment.
We need to upgrade our scientific equipment.
You don't need to be a genius to operate this equipment.
This profession requires a wide range of equipment.
"Equipment" + Verbs
consist of something
The required equipment consists of two transformers and a switch.
The equipment is working now.
Unfortunately, the equipment is malfunctioning at the moment.
"Equipment" + Nouns
There are a number of high tech equipment manufacturers in the area.
The best computer equipment vendor is down the street.
It's best to go with equipment rental for that project. Buying that technical equipment is far too expensive.
Phrases + "Equipment"
Don't try that experiment without the right equipment.
Make sure to have all the proper equipment before you begin