COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a band leader (=the conductor of a brass band, a military band, etc)
a community leader
▪ Community leaders meet regularly to discuss local problems.
a gang leader
▪ Gang leaders used cellphones to order the attacks.
a group leader
▪ There were three groups of eight people, each with a group leader.
a political leader
▪ a strong political leader
a project manager/leader
▪ The project manager is responsible for sorting this out.
a team leader
▪ The team leader will co-ordinate the work.
an industry leader (=one of the most successful companies in a particular industry)
▪ We are now a mature company and an industry leader.
elect sb (as) president/leader/mayor etc
▪ In 1768, John Wilkes was elected as their Member of Parliament.
▪ the UK market leader in sports shoes
the brand leader (=the brand that sells the most)
▪ Schwartz is the brand leader for herbs and spices in the UK.
the coup leader
▪ The coup leaders escaped when the rest of the men were arrested.
the party leader
▪ He met with opposition party leaders.
undisputed leader/champion/master etc
▪ the undisputed world heavyweight champion
veteran politician/campaigner/leader etc
▪ the veteran leader of the socialist party
weak leader/ruler/king etc
▪ a weak and ineffective president
▪ a meeting of world leaders
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ It is his task to try to involve black leaders in negotiations on constitutional reform.
▪ Every black leader became suspected of anti-Semitism-if not of fomenting it, then at least of tolerating it in colleagues.
▪ The persistence of black troubles, and the loss of faith in the old integrationist cause, has discredited traditional black leaders.
▪ I think he was so intense because he was the only black platoon leader in our battalion.
▪ But that afternoon he made a quick reverse when he sat down in his office with King, and other black leaders.
▪ But premier black leader he is.
▪ Odd how no traditional civil rights or liberal black leader stepped forth to champion her cause.
▪ Gennady Zyuganov, the Communist party leader, called for Mr Chubais to be arrested and jailed for his policy.
▪ The real power lies with prime minister Zhan Videnov, a one-time Communist Party youth leader.
▪ I refer to the Communist leaders of the Front as the Party.
▪ The two now do for the private sector what they used to do for Communist Party leaders.
▪ Investors hoped then the team of ex-#Communist leaders would bring quicker reforms and a more stable government.
▪ Free world and Communist leaders alike condemned Deng and his government.
▪ But the measure is still pending and has the backing of the Clinton administration and congressional leaders.
▪ But it was clear he would face mounting pressure to intervene from not only congressional leaders but travelers.
▪ Republican Congressional leaders have launched a rhetorical assault against the Clinton proposal this week.
▪ Republicans concede that the president has an uncanny rhetorical talent that he has used effectively to put congressional leaders on the defensive.
▪ Weather permitting, Clinton and congressional leaders are to meet today.
▪ Goodwill has been in short supply on Capitol Hill as Congressional leaders have busied themselves this month trading ethics allegations.
▪ S., President Bill Clinton and Republican congressional leaders are scheduled to resume their budget talks later today.
▪ Congressional sources believe the White House saw the chance for a quick, psychologically valuable victory over the Democratic leaders.
▪ Gingrich and the Democratic leaders who are now under the ethics microscope are unlikely to receive such kindly treatment.
▪ It did so with only grudging recognition of the need for national consultations with Social Democratic leaders.
▪ The Democratic leader broke with the Clinton administration, which opposes the idea.
▪ The law bars 26 veteran legislators, including the Democratic leaders of both houses, from seeking re-election next year.
▪ For public consumption, Labour leaders purport to have jettisoned the principles of a life-time. but how much can they be trusted?
▪ President Herzog granted the Labour leader a further 15 days in which to secure majority support.
▪ All that one can say is that he was better than the current Labour party leader.
▪ He defeated Denis Healey to become Labour leader the following year.
▪ And it provoked a furious backlash from Labour and union leaders.
▪ The fine print of the speeches of Labour leaders and party policy documents has changed during the 1980s.
▪ By that standard, the Labour leader is the perfect operator.
▪ Changing sides.Council Labour leader defects to the Tories.
▪ This unanimity encouraged local leaders to abstain from political initiatives and to concentrate on local and day-to-day issues.
▪ Under intense fiscal pressure, state and local leaders had no choice but to change the way they did business.
▪ So this news has come as a disappointment to local business leaders.
▪ Perhaps the working poor should threaten to incorporate in order to get local leaders to seriously address their plight.
▪ The local party leaders, anxious to rock no ideological boats in the unstable times, left them alone.
▪ Or local political leader whose authority has been superseded by leaders abroad?
▪ To that end, its project supervisors hold regular meetings with local community leaders.
▪ The interim government was not recognized by the major rebel movements. Main government leaders President of interim government: Amos Sawyer.
▪ Collectively, these opportunities and threats posed four main concerns for leaders: Managing assets and policies apart from people.
▪ An upper house representing regional leaders is to be created in 1992. Main government leaders President:Sam Nujoma.
▪ Naturally, the secret police and the military leaders were men, and they subjected their female prisoners to sexually specific tortures.
▪ The constitution also made military leaders directly responsible to the emperor, allowing them to bypass the cabinet.
▪ More than a dozen other former military leaders also are being investigated.
▪ This policy was attracting criticism from former military leaders and the Catholic Church, as well from the left.
▪ The military leader was returned to the post he first held from 1979 until 1991, when public discontent forced him out.
▪ Police and military leaders have insisted they are not interested in assuming power.
▪ The process began in January 1942 when Churchill and his military leaders came to Washington to discuss strategy.
▪ Modern electronic technologies promote radical individualism, and mass culture controls national leaders much more than national leaders control the mass culture.
▪ She also has a distaste for policy debates, interviews, extemporaneous speeches and many other traditional obligations of a national leader.
▪ Dozens of parents, students and national leaders of Latino activist groups unsuccessfully petitioned the school board for her return.
▪ California is certainly the national leader in just about every cultural, social, economic and political barometer.
▪ Ngo Dinh Diem filled a vacuum, but despite his record of integrity, he lacked the dimensions of a national leader.
▪ Even among national leaders who agree on current nuclear policy goals, there is disagreement how to reach them.
▪ The new leader, Vojislav Kostunica, undoubtedly will follow some policies distasteful to the West.
▪ It soon became evident that the new Soviet leader had some of the qualities associated with youth.
▪ The new military leader confirmed that Venda's situation would be put to a referendum.
▪ The new senate leader will join me in being a junior partner to the presidential nominee.
▪ Last month the Bloc elected its second new leader in the 14 months since Bouchard left.
▪ Judas the Maccabee emerged as the new leader of the nation.
▪ Lenin, Kerensky and the other leaders of the new order all met there.
▪ I think that the vast majority of the nation would expect my right hon. Friend to be there with the other leaders.
▪ Clinton comes from a place named Hope - and it is hope other leaders are placing on his shoulders.
▪ He can also make a point of talking to Mr Yeltsin and other republican leaders to offer them moral support.
▪ He travelled widely in the early 1970s, probably more widely than any other world leader.
▪ They will be trained by observing other leaders in action.
▪ The vote raised the possibility that charges might be brought against Suchinda and other former military leaders involved in the May unrest.
▪ It is this which establishes the control of the people over their political leaders or of the shareholders over their directors.
▪ It also is important to establish the recurrent right of the people to select political leaders who do take office.
▪ Their political leaders, horrified by the isolation to which the electorate had consigned the country, have rallied behind the treaty.
▪ The idea is to reach outside the Beltway to tap business and political leaders for ideas and insights.
▪ So, perhaps we're lucky just being able to watch our political leaders slug it our over speeches and television debates.
▪ These might include songs, chants, or activities that express allegiance to political leaders or symbols.
▪ The political leaders themselves were often active propagandists; both Somers and Harley, for example, wrote their own tracts.
▪ Psychoanalytic Approaches Traditionally, our formal knowledge about top political leaders came from relatively straight forward reports of biography and journalism.
▪ She was mistaken only in not tearing up shots of other religious leaders also.
▪ A son of the great religious leader I think it was-he discovered that place where the cannery was.
▪ It is a system that works well for the police and for the city's religious leaders.
▪ It was the inspired creation of a company of gifted architects, canny financiers, and cosmopolitan religious leaders.
▪ Orthodoxy and national identity were inextricably intertwined, and religious leaders became the spokesmen of national revolt.
▪ But religious right leaders had adamantly opposed him because of his views on abortion and affirmative action.
▪ Enquiries emanated from government departments, newspapers, independent scholars, medical practitioners, religious leaders and philanthropic bodies.
▪ The power of these royals derived as much from their role as religious leaders as from their military might.
▪ Mr Gore has attended every one of the negotiating sessions between the president and Republican leaders.
▪ The commission was created by Republican leaders shortly after they took control of Congress in November of 1994.
▪ Some Republican leaders have suggested attaching welfare, and possibly Medicaid reform, to legislation extending the federal debt ceiling.
▪ Self-interest now propels both Clinton and Republican leaders in Congress to reach accommodation on issues that long have divided them.
▪ There was no immediate comment on the proposed expansion from Republican leaders in Congress.
▪ Democrats want to look into the entirety of campaign finance law; Republican leaders want to focus on the White House.
▪ Today's Soviet leaders are the products of a long-standing tradition of thinking about war and the use of force.
▪ They long for the stability of a period that in fact was known for stagnation and corruption under Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
▪ No Soviet leader until Gorbachev would have so wide a reformist programme.
▪ The Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin was helpful toward that end and pledged monetary support.
▪ Even the medieval church's spiritual leader, St Bernard of Clairvaux, wanted an explanation.
▪ But Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the paramount spiritual leader of Shas, is committed to peace.
▪ Greene was the spiritual and physical leader.
▪ Protestants who should have known better paid tribute to the Antichrist, the spiritual leader of the disloyal Catholics.
▪ The Lutherans asked Amsterdam to please send them a new spiritual leader, preferably an unmarried man.
▪ The young, the bold, the lowly paid and overworked, acknowledged him as their spiritual leader.
▪ Payne snorts when Yarbrough suggests he act more the spiritual leader.
▪ Du Pont was team leader at the Barcelona Olympics, and the annual world team trials were named after him.
▪ Thus, the team leader had real authority, not just cheerleading responsibility.
▪ Those who did so received high praise: He asked me to be a team leader.
▪ M -, the meeting is brought to order by Vickie, the team leader.
▪ Gradually, team leaders in work-unit teams change to more of a coordination rather than leadership role as the team develops.
▪ It is not the team leader who makes the decision, the team does.
▪ Unlike most working group leaders, many team leaders must learn new skills and behaviors.
▪ Who would be the team leader for this one? he asked himself.
▪ It is this prospect that has prompted trade union leaders with a public-sector contingent to be wary about the single currency project.
▪ Thomas Murray, union leader and school board member, begat James Murray, congressman and alderman.
▪ Still, executives and union leaders would surely protest such a plan and claim that such a plan would require unacceptable concessions.
▪ Though most workers remained on strike, union leaders said they agreed to let 300&038;.
▪ Linda Chavez-Thompson, a union leader born of sharecropper parents, became the first person of color elected to the executive office.
▪ The union leaders appear to be building public support for their cause, with clever use of symbolic gestures and public relations.
▪ The union leaders ignored the summonses, leaving the government to decide whether to arrest them.
▪ A judge in Seoul issued the arrest warrants after union leaders ignored three court orders this week to appear for questioning.
▪ The potential economic boom has been welcomed by business leaders in Swindon.
▪ As Tark himself noted, many of the players he coached at San Joaquin Memorial are now civic and business leaders.
▪ In 1874 Elliot became the first of the coal industry's business leaders to receive a baronetcy.
▪ Falun Gong's decision to stage demonstrations here has created a vexing dilemma for Hong Kong officials and business leaders.
▪ Nearly 90 percent of business leaders in the state rank civil lawsuits as their most serious problem, they say.
▪ I believe it is our responsibility as business leaders to manage as carefully and as compassionately as we can.
▪ In 1859 the tsar intervened personally to prevent church leaders from consigning Belliustin to a monastery in the White Sea.
▪ Northern church leaders used equally strong language about their southern counterparts.
▪ You are also asked to keep your church leaders informed of your involvement so that they can ensure you are adequately supported.
▪ Civic and church leaders are turning to downtown businesses for help in replacing shrinking government resources.
▪ Here was a civil servant exercising obvious power in the choice of a Church leader.
▪ The majority of biblical figures, whether patriarchs, prophets, priests, disciples or church leaders, are male.
▪ The new generation of church leaders seems convinced that the cause of unity will be better served by plain speaking.
▪ The security forces have raided the camps, captured community leaders and stolen possessions and church supplies.
▪ Possibly they were daughters of a community leader, a priestess or elder.
▪ In Brixton consultative machinery involving the police and community leaders had ceased to function.
▪ They were selected by a screening panel of professional, business and community leaders.
▪ That has been achieved as the direct result of the enthusiasm and support of key business and community leaders throughout the country.
▪ For the most part, they listened respectfully as community leaders and peers encouraged everyone to atone, unite and reconcile.
▪ Executives said there can be no compensation because the well was sabotaged, something community leaders reluctantly acknowledged.
▪ In addition to big party donors, guests also included community leaders, elected officials and business executives.
▪ The Palm Pilot is currently the market leader with 75-80 % of the market share.
▪ Bath and Body Works, a division of the Limited, is the market leader.
▪ It will also become a market leader in several food areas within Scandinavia.
▪ That proved a bonanza in 1995, when blue chips were market leaders.
▪ Its only aim is to knock the market leader off the pedestal.
▪ H., a market leader in building computer networks, closed down 6 3 / 8 at 70 5 / 8.
▪ They include seven market leaders and had a turnover of almost £19 million last year, though they suffered a loss.
▪ This consolidates our marketing network in the Puget Sound area, where we are among the market leaders.
▪ Also on March 24, the embattled Traoré told opposition leaders that he would not resign, but promised early elections.
▪ When it went off track, opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu pulled roughly even.
▪ And on returning to Downing Street for talks with the Opposition leaders, he spoke of his death warrant.
▪ They also sought to use their influence with Draskovic and other opposition leaders, cautioning them against agitating for further violence.
▪ Mr Huntington, 50, works for a local hotel and is the opposition leader for Sedgefield Council.
▪ But it failed to satisfy opposition leaders, who announced they would continue their protests until all their demands are met.
▪ Former opposition leaders joining the cabinet.
▪ Also Tuesday, opposition leaders said they will mount a new challenge to riot police blocking protest marches.
▪ Whitehall mandarins have discreetly voiced hopes that the party leaders will cobble together an agreement rather than face a second election.
▪ The ability of party leaders to manipulate the nomination process had been substantially undercut, however, by party reform.
▪ Dole also enlisted many other party leaders and state legislators in his campaign in both states.
▪ Seniority provides committee chairmen with an independent power base and helps to insulate them from control by party leaders and presidents.
▪ National party leaders rewarded him with an invitation to the 1981 inaugural ball.
▪ All that one can say is that he was better than the current Labour party leader.
▪ Some contemporary Labour groups have very open decision-making structures; others are dominated by the party leader.
▪ The article also mentioned Masud, the rebel leader: Ellis recalled Jean-Pierre speaking of him, too.
▪ The rebel leader was Esteban V.. Leon.
▪ This led rebel leaders to agree to combine their forces in one division under a unified command structure.
▪ Such a government should include members drawn from the existing parliament, the nonviolent opposition movement and rebel leader Kabila himself.
▪ Increasingly, funding will reflect the quality of the research output so that the best centres can truly be world leaders.
▪ No world leader would try to launch a surprise attack because the response would be terminal for his own nation.
▪ Britain is the world leader in deaths caused by heart disease.
▪ After seven years,-#world leaders finally reached an agreement in December 1993, after hundreds of little compromises.
▪ Statesmen and politicians in the family offer equally numerous opportunities for choosing quotations from famous world leaders.
▪ Messages of condolence began arriving in New Delhi on May 22 from a host of world leaders.
▪ Today the business holds its head high and is a world leader in its specialized fields.
▪ When Margaret Thatcher became leader the party was still dominated by these men who had been through the war together.
▪ We even honor these great gluttons who have become our world leaders, our socialites, our jet-setters.
▪ They were incensed that some one from the lower caste should have become leader of their gang.
▪ Before very long he becomes the leader of one of the most powerful teenage gangs in Brooklyn.
▪ As the supervisor becomes a group leader, however, the role of employees changes also.
▪ For the first time since he became leader, he is in the position to set the political agenda.
▪ George McGovern sought to become the leader of the delegates that had favored Kennedy.
▪ This system relies upon the ability of the electorate to elect and dismiss leaders at periodic intervals.
▪ More, apparently, than our elected leaders possess.
▪ The gunmen have made a point, but they must now leave room for talks by elected leaders to go forward.
▪ That, said the ejidatarios' elected leader, Rafael Garcia Espinoza, was never the peasants' intention.
▪ Peter Reith, an unsuccessful contender for the leadership, was elected as deputy leader.
▪ The village elders were encouraged to establish a system of local government, and elected their leaders.
▪ Locally, elected leaders are concerned that none of the money would trickle down to city coffers.
▪ It would grant them greater control over electing their own leaders and over their natural resources and economies.
▪ A gun was pushed in his back and he was taken to meet the group's leader.
▪ Boudiaf had met the leaders of eight opposition parties on Feb. 9 in order to give them prior notice of the measures.
▪ It was Schmerhom, however, who was despatched to lead a negotiating team to meet the Republican leaders.
▪ In June of last year Mr Gorbachev met secretly with leaders of the radical opposition.
▪ Although no announcement of a national conference was made, Kolingba met separately with opposition leaders on Sept. 14.
▪ He also meets a leader who, after Mr Mandela's abrupt departure, can't help returning to the basic question.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
born leader/musician/teacher etc
▪ Because Karajan was a born teacher, he was always interested in young musicians.
make sb captain/leader etc
the unacknowledged leader/authority etc
▪ In the hierarchy of Balniddrie-although pecking-order might be a more accurate term-Kara was the unacknowledged leader.
titular head/leader/monarch etc
▪ She was the titular head of our hareem.
▪ Some thought it odd to see the retired Frank Kush out there, as titular head of the football program.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ 12,000 party members will vote next week to elect a new leader.
▪ a band leader
▪ a Boy Scout leader
▪ our national political leaders
▪ Peter was a born leader, and his chairmanship of the WWF could not have been more effective.
▪ So far, business leaders have been encouraged by the government's economic policy.
▪ the leader of the Communist party
▪ The leader of the opposition has demanded an early election.
▪ The leaders of the rebel movement have been arrested.
▪ The Detroit Tigers are now the American League division leaders.
▪ The report has raised strong opposition from radical black leaders.
▪ Three members of the 'Hells Angels' group were convicted of the murder of a rival gang leader.
▪ To function effectively, a party leader has to be attentive to people's needs.
▪ World leaders are meeting in Geneva today to consider the peace plan.