COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a comfortable chair (also a comfy chairinformal)
▪ The hotel had a TV room with some nice comfy chairs.
a comfortable existence (=with plenty of food and money)
▪ He left behind his comfortable existence to become a monk.
a comfortable lead (=a big lead)
▪ The Wildcats had a comfortable lead in the first half.
a comfortable lifestyle (=in which you have enough money to buy things you want)
▪ He enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle in his retirement.
a comfortable position
▪ She wriggled into a more comfortable position.
a comfortable win (=one that you win by a large amount, so that you do not have to worry about winning)
▪ Chelsea had a comfortable win against Crystal Palace.
a smooth/comfortable ride
▪ The new suspension produces a smoother ride.
feel fine/good/comfortable etc
▪ I’m feeling a little better today.
▪ Marie immediately felt guilty.
▪ Have a good flight!
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ A modern chair, for instance, is about as comfortable and as practical as sitting on a spike.
▪ Four other abandoned children whose final days had not been as comfortable were buried that same day.
▪ Nick was just as comfortable on the back as the front nine.
▪ The family moved in everything they needed to make their stay as comfortable as possible.
▪ Give care and attention without hurrying, so that the resident is kept as comfortable as possible until the end.
▪ Perhaps not as comfortable or as durable as it could be, but good value for money, none the less.
▪ But we may expect in the long run to become as comfortable in the new clothes as we were in the old.
▪ I find the seats just as comfortable as the highly acclaimed Rover items, while rear passengers enjoy greater legroom.
▪ Some parents, partners or friends are more comfortable with you the way you are, needing them still.
▪ The Templars first built it as a fortified manor but later generations had embellished it to make it more comfortable.
▪ A vaudevillian, Bailey had a different, more comfortable sense of her relationship with the audience than did the director.
▪ Swivel/lockable Wheels are easier to manoeuvre in a busy shopping area while fixed wheels are probably more comfortable over bumpy ground.
▪ Certain types of touch or sound, for example, may become more comfortable.
▪ Hospital was more comfortable than home, Nigel decided.
▪ Somehow he had assumed the old man would have found more comfortable lodgings.
▪ Recorders are most comfortable in sharp keys and simple key signatures like G or D major.
▪ Use the most comfortable structure, too-those numerals and letters.
▪ What is the easiest, the most comfortable thing for a writer to do?
▪ The most comfortable position was to stand up.
▪ The most comfortable and efficient way is to use the heel-toe method.
▪ The grass-grown graves looked the most comfortable.
▪ Being short-scale in a Gibson EB3 sort of way, the Hamer is quite comfortable to wear.
▪ They were all quite comfortable in their evening club, the Family Planning Clinic.
▪ December, January and February are comparatively cool months in Calcutta, and it is quite comfortable out of doors.
▪ The youngster was taken to Bishop Auckland General Hospital where his condition last night was said to be quite comfortable and improving.
▪ It made me feel quite comfortable about the hospital.
▪ He was quite comfortable as he was.
▪ Again, this is virtuoso music, and the first three movements on this occasion didn't always seem quite comfortable.
▪ However the main disadvantage seems to be that current digitising tablets are not quite so comfortable and natural to use.
▪ And I grew so comfortable with Bob that I began to grill him a bit myself.
▪ It was armchair diving - so comfortable, so relaxed, so delightfully lazy.
▪ The normally comfortable marriage outside London, between paid worker and volunteer, is evidently not so comfortable within London.
▪ It's lovely and friendly and so comfortable.
▪ It sounded so comfortable and reassuring, like the drone of a distant mowing machine through the class-room window at school.
▪ Because we were so comfortable together, in a way it was pleasant to be alone again.
▪ Once again I could not understand why some of my older colleagues felt so comfortable with our so-called counterpart.
▪ She liked him, never thought of him as a boyfriend, he was too comfortable.
▪ The restaurant space also gives the sense of a genuine, if somewhat too comfortable, desert experience.
▪ If you make college too comfortable nobody will ever want to leave it to do proper work.
▪ That a young boy of none too comfortable means would be impressed by all this worldly expertise is not difficult to imagine.
▪ The old structures are too entrenched and too comfortable.
▪ Evidently there was some feeling that life at Elpis Lodge was too comfortable.
▪ The place itself should be conducive to study without being too comfortable.
▪ And you can't get too comfortable with where you are because you could be a nobody tomorrow.
▪ Not that we're idiots, we're just very comfortable in being very blissful.
▪ He said he felt very comfortable during the long journey.
▪ It will not be very comfortable for you there, but we have nowhere else to put you.
▪ I feel very comfortable when the ball is hit to him.
▪ And it's also very comfortable so you can sink into the sofa and watch television.
▪ I feel very comfortable walking around.
▪ This model of faith is clearly very comfortable for the believer.
▪ It was exciting to be here, but I felt very comfortable.
▪ Having a comfortable bed to sleep in is a luxury that most of us take for granted.
▪ Afterward, they each slept the night in a comfortable bed.
▪ I've got a comfortable bed to sleep on, a desk and a comfortable chair.
▪ I walked five miles up Colfax to my comfortable bed in the apartment.
▪ There is a full sized double bed plus a comfortable bed settee which will sleep two children.
▪ If I send them off they might find a comfortable bed.
▪ At the moment I am sitting in a very comfortable chair bought for me by my family some years ago.
▪ A comfortable chair, a rug on the deck, and a favorite picture made it my home.
▪ A comfortable chair, or maybe a bean-bag for the salon.
▪ A television set is in the center of comfortable chairs and sofas.
▪ He saw a child's head peer round the wing of the comfortable chair, the child from last night.
▪ He went to his room-to his oak desk, comfortable chair, and his high-intensity study lamp.
▪ It was a delightful, careless room, untidy and rather deficient in comfortable chairs.
▪ Lie down or sit in a comfortable chair that supports your head.
▪ With your advice we now have an eye-catching and comfortable home.
▪ Stay at her comfortable home as long as possible.
▪ They come from many backgrounds, some from comfortable homes, and have found their various routes to inner and outer darkness.
▪ Have you converted a barn into a comfortable home?
▪ The only difference was that the Guides could look forward to returning to comfortable homes.
▪ The Tolstoys have a comfortable home with extensive gardens, a swimming pool and tennis court.
▪ This is a well-equipped and comfortable hotel, offering good value for money.
▪ Older or better-heeled visitors have a choice of comfortable hotels, where rooms go for about $ 50 per night.
▪ The elegant Regency buildings provide comfortable hotel accommodation to suit every taste and pocket.
▪ After two rounds, Duvergel had a comfortable lead on points with the gold medal plainly in sight.
▪ With his comfortable lead, Dole has pulled back on some of his campaign plans for the state.
▪ While Clinton has a comfortable lead over Dole in recent national surveys, the Kansas senator is expected to win Texas.
▪ Moira had turned his comfortable life on its head.
▪ We realize that the average auto worker leads a comfortable life.
▪ He has a comfortable life in west Los Angeles; he dates a movie mogul's ex-wife; he wants for nothing.
▪ Although she was from a well-to-do family and could have led a very comfortable life, Judith had chosen otherwise.
▪ Until that happy day, the only way to achieve an enjoyable and comfortable life is to work for it.
▪ To pace yourself, doing enough to pay for a comfortable life and little enough to stay invisible.
▪ Paying Your Way made for a comfortable life, with plenty of unsolicited adventure on the way.
▪ Breakfast is taken on a pleasant terrace, or in a large room which doubles as a comfortable lounge during the evenings.
▪ There are two comfortable lounges with open fires, one with a large collection of books for guests to read.
▪ She led them down a narrow corridor and into a comfortable lounge.
▪ Public rooms include a spacious reception with comfortable lounge and bar area and a fresh, spacious breakfast room.
▪ Environmental impacts have been minimised by using local woods and grasses to build the huts and the comfortable lounge and bar area.
▪ The Lido Palace facilities include comfortable lounges, a breakfast room, a spacious dining-room and a well-stocked bar.
▪ There is a comfortable lounge and bar and the bedrooms have views over the village and valley.
▪ Guests have a choice of two comfortable lounges, as well as a cheerful taverna bar where regular barbecues are held.
▪ He strolled home by a comfortable margin thanks to some good body work early on.
▪ Nice solid belay, comfortable place to sit, nice view and most of all that warm, smug feeling.
▪ Is the artistic interior actually a comfortable place to live?
▪ It was a comfortable place to spend your weekday evenings, that was for sure.
▪ With soft leather upholstery and the careful design that typifies Toyotas, the interior is a comfortable place to be.
▪ They felt that it was ultimately their responsibility to see that homes were clean and comfortable places for all the family.
▪ It wasn't a comfortable place to be.
▪ Little Billy found a comfortable place where two big branches came together and he sat down to rest.
▪ It was traditional, highly people oriented, somewhat paternalistic, and a comfortable place to work.
▪ These are specially designed to cradle the fish securely in a comfortable position without wiping away a great deal of their protective mucous.
▪ He left his comfortable position as spiritual advisor to Madame de Gondi and began to work as a minister to galley slaves.
▪ She eased to a more comfortable position against the angle of the ground and schooled herself to wait.
▪ Before you put your key in the ignition, make sure you are seated in a comfortable position for driving.
▪ The most comfortable position was to stand up.
▪ She patted a pillow behind her, trying to arrange it in a more comfortable position.
▪ But after Gaveston's execution in June 1312 he returned to a more comfortable position at the king's side.
▪ All day long, boys and girls sat on the buffaloes' backs, lounging in expertly comfortable positions.
▪ He'd looked forward to a comfortable retirement with his wife Audrey.
▪ Key among them is the problem facing most developed countries of how to fund reasonably comfortable retirements for an increasingly long-lived population.
▪ Jean had looked forward to a comfortable retirement after a lifetime of work.
▪ In the 1980s he was living in comfortable retirement in a suburb of Buenos Aires, still convinced that his experiment worked.
▪ John Tyzack provided for his comfortable retirement in Oxford by selling the business to Henderson Administration, the well-known investment trust.
▪ One of the most important topics is how to plan your finances for a comfortable retirement.
▪ The hydraulics, in theory, separate the chassis from the body to provide firm suspension yet a comfortable ride.
▪ In fact, the comfortable ride was our most pleasant surprise.
▪ And in both cars passengers will get a firm comfortable ride.
▪ The six-cylinder model has a firmer and lower suspension, though it still produces a comfortable ride.
▪ Springing was provided only on the bolsters and above the axle boxes giving a comfortable ride but a tendency to roll.
▪ The unusually smooth driveline and comfortable ride add to a general sense of well-being.
▪ All the comfortable rooms sleep two and are of a high standard with private shower and W.C; most have a balcony.
▪ Economy hotels offer clean, comfortable rooms and front desk services without costly extras like restaurants and room service.
▪ They saw a warm, comfortable room with a good fire burning in the fireplace and a few papers on the big table.
▪ We visited one day in her comfortable room at the Research Center.
▪ The comfortable rooms all enjoy an en-suite shower/WC.
▪ The kitchen was a homely, comfortable room.
▪ The quiet, comfortable rooms are beautifully decorated to an individual style and all have private bathroom, television &038; radio.
▪ Eleven comfortable rooms and a friendly atmosphere.
▪ Take strong and comfortable shoes - you will find cobbled streets everywhere. all summer long!
▪ They gave her dresses and stockings, comfortable shoes.
▪ She was dressed in a tan skirt, comfortable shoes and a sweater.
▪ The platform had won a comfortable victory in the afternoon's debate on policy.
▪ Morrell went on for a comfortable victory over three seconds clear of the defending champion, Mark Kirk, of Ballymena.
▪ It sealed a comfortable victory and sent Rovers soaring into third place in the table.
▪ It was at the village of Bampton, and Grye had a comfortable win.
▪ It will be a major shock if Northern Ireland, despite losing skipper Alan McDonald, do not achieve a comfortable win.
▪ But with Rangers comfortable win over Dundee yesterday, Walter Smith's men erased some of the memories of last week.
▪ McCluskey, a summer recruit from Portadown, scored two tries as Instonians came from behind for a comfortable win.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ "Did you have a good flight?" "Yes, very comfortable thank you."
▪ comfortable shoes
▪ Can you wait for a moment while I change into something more comfortable.
▪ He had supposed Mrs Mack to have been in comfortable circumstances, so he was surprised when he saw her tiny apartment.
▪ Japanese is the language he's most comfortable with.
▪ Joyce has a comfortable apartment in Portland.
▪ My wife and I are very lucky, really, we're comfortable, even though we're both retired.
▪ Our new sofa is really comfortable to sit on.
▪ She has a big comfortable apartment overlooking Central Park.
▪ Sit down and make yourselves comfortable while I get us some coffee.
▪ The Austins aren't rich, but they're comfortable.
▪ The bill should pass in the House by a comfortable margin.
▪ The truck gives you a surprisingly comfortable ride.
▪ They've had a much more comfortable life since she started her new job.
▪ Thomas can sleep on the sofa, but I'm afraid it's not as comfortable as a bed.
▪ You'll probably be more comfortable if you tilt the seat back.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ At fifty-two he had long ago found his style, and was more than comfortable with it.
▪ But we must own it and feel comfortable with it or nothing will happen.
▪ He said he felt very comfortable during the long journey.
▪ Last night, he was said to be in a comfortable condition.
▪ My presence in the government is quite logical, and I feel comfortable where I am...
▪ Since the flues were not used to heat the rooms in the summer, he could be made reasonably comfortable.
▪ They usually focus on one of three areas: normal eating; comfortable exercise; or improved body image.