COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a physical characteristic
▪ physical characteristics such as your height and weight
a physical defect
▪ Doctors examined the baby and could find no physical defects.
a physical scar (=a scar on your body, contrasted with a mental scar )
▪ Those three months left her with lifelong physical and psychological scars.
a physical sensation
▪ Babies soon learn to recognize the physical sensation of hunger.
an intellectual/physical/technical etc challenge
▪ I love the physical challenge of climbing.
learning/physical/mental etc disability
▪ children with severe learning disabilities
mental/physical/intellectual etc incapacity
▪ Evidence of his mental incapacity was never produced in court.
▪ It's important to do some kind of regular physical activity.
▪ There have even been physical assaults on witnesses.
▪ Many teachers have to work in poor physical conditions.
physical courage (=the courage to do something physically dangerous or difficult)
▪ It seemed strange that someone of great physical courage could be so unsure of himself in other ways.
▪ There is considerable evidence that the drug can cause physical damage.
physical danger (=danger to your body)
▪ Many sports involve some physical danger.
▪ The environment plays a large part in the physical evolution of the species.
▪ Physical exercise keeps you fit and helps to reduce stress.
physical fitness (=how healthy your body is)
▪ You need a reasonable level of physical fitness for this job.
physical hardship (=when you lack the things that your body needs)
▪ The people of the war-torn region face severe physical hardship.
▪ They were afraid that he would do them some actual physical harm.
▪ Her physical health was generally good.
▪ He has physical limitations which prevent him from lifting heavy objects.
▪ He couldn’t stand physical pain.
▪ What are the physical properties of metals?
▪ Children respond more to affection than to physical punishment.
▪ Some of the tasks required considerable physical strength.
▪ Depressed people often complain of physical symptoms such as headaches.
▪ They were threatened with physical violence.
▪ He has considerable athletic ability.
▪ He struggled back from two sets down to win the match, showing great physical and mental effort.
physical/psychological/material etc well-being
▪ the physical and emotional well-being of the children
▪ Many children suffer racial abuse at school.
sb's physical resemblance to sb
▪ People often commented on his physical resemblance to his father.
sb's/sth's physical appearance
▪ If you want to improve your physical appearance, eat well and exercise.
sb’s physical state
▪ Our emotions can have an effect on our physical state.
▪ He lacks the emotional maturity to appreciate poetry.
the physical environment (=the place where you live or work, including buildings, furniture etc)
▪ Improvements to the physical environment range from removing graffiti to planting trees.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ But he did refer to a spectator and an alleged verbal and physical abuse on Dooley and himself.
▪ Also patron of infidelity and widows; she is invoked against physical abuse.
▪ A checklist of the types of physical abuse was developed to identify and categorise them.
▪ Also invoked against marital problems and physical abuse.
▪ Out of 133 identified cases of abuse, 51 percent had some element of physical abuse.
▪ Before any appropriate action can be taken, it must be clear to all concerned what constitutes physical abuse.
▪ The verbal and sometimes physical abuse that the guards have to take can be unbearable.
▪ People can take part by doing any physical activity that makes the heart beat faster and lasts for 15 minutes.
▪ For some parents, visualization, meditation, and relaxation breathing techniques help; other people prefer physical activity to reduce stress.
▪ The advice of the ophthalmologist must be sought before physical activities are allowed.
▪ Go ahead and balance what you eat and your physical activity over several days.
▪ Start thinking about new physical activities you could try.
▪ I built my world outside the classroom around physical activity.
▪ Physical activity Regular physical activity can help you control your weight and can help protect you against heart disease.
▪ This is especially important for anyone who has been sedentary or who has not engaged in regular vigorous physical activity.
▪ The same may be true of a book which has been deliberately produced to a high standard of physical appearance.
▪ We all know our genes determine physical appearance, such as eye color and hair texture.
▪ Until the physical appearance of puberty a girl enjoys the privilege of being regarded as an image of the great Goddess.
▪ There is the very feel one gets from the physical appearance of the school.
▪ When describing the person in question, a reference to physical appearance is often made showing that physical appearance is very important.
▪ The moth's physical appearance is not quite as wasp-like but it adds to its disguise by making a buzzing noise.
▪ However, physical appearance and intellect are insufficient foundation for effective long-lasting relationships.
▪ I have no interest in the psychological interpretation of my sitters, I want to convey their physical appearance.
▪ The focus of beauty gradually shifts from the physical body to the inner nature.
▪ How does an individual being emerge from nothingness to form itself around a physical body?
▪ It is sown a physical body, it is raised a spiritual body.
▪ As with astral travel, some talk of being linked to their physical bodies by a filmy cord.
▪ While we have a physical body, we must have an Ego.
▪ It gradually becomes clear to the student that kungfu is more than just a series of physical body movements.
▪ Within it, energy is transformed to and from the physical body through the medium of the chakras.
▪ Just as the blood is circulated through our physical body, so energy flows through and between the subtle bodies.
▪ Many blue chip companies use team-based competitions with a series of mental and physical challenges.
▪ Completely at ease in his body, he welcomed every physical challenge.
▪ It's been a voyage of discovery for all the crews; a personal and physical challenge which has lasted 8 months.
▪ A physical challenge could be involved.
▪ I would face not only a tough physical challenge, but a mental one as well.
▪ Is climbing primarily a mental or physical challenge?
▪ At Bègles we love the physical challenge of the forward battle.
▪ None of the male characters is initially typified by reference to physical characteristics in this way.
▪ But the profiles also try to pinpoint physical characteristics, the paper said.
▪ This states that the defendant must take the plaintiff as he finds him, as regards his physical characteristics.
▪ Similarly it was thought that the physical characteristics of certain plants had provided firm proof of intercontinental contact.
▪ In his work, different cultural groups or social classes appear as separate races with definite and visible physical characteristics.
▪ Unlike the highly sensitive child, the defiant child has some physical characteristics that make a more aggressive approach possible.
▪ Earlier we talked about antimatter - particles which have all their physical characteristics opposite to those displayed by particles of matter.
▪ As I mentioned earlier, not all children who are aggressive display these physical characteristics.
▪ Parents continue to send children to school, even where physical conditions are very poor because of lack of maintenance.
▪ The physical conditions were often harsh as well.
▪ They are in some way dependent on physiological and physical conditions.
▪ The sooner she sees her baby, the more rapidly she can reconcile her image of him with his true physical condition.
▪ Doctors, expressing surprise at her robust physical condition, believe she will survive.
▪ Roberts' poor physical condition combined with nagging injuries prevented him from playing more than 51 games in the past four seasons.
▪ One of them would undoubtedly be Hunt's physical condition.
▪ The physical conditions can present as many dangers to the agents as the criminals they chase through these mountains and deserts.
▪ There shall be no intentional physical contact between teams.
▪ Pounces that involved physical contact with the nylon model were considered pseudo matings.
▪ Julian had made her shy away from physical contact.
▪ Such close physical contact and fraternizing was hardly the practice in California churches, or anywhere else for that matter.
▪ Still, the absence of handshakes does not mean there is no physical contact among politicians.
▪ Of course, physical contact is not the only evidence of camaraderie.
▪ They should wear gloves and soft shoes, avoid physical contact and use whistles to express their fervour.
▪ She felt starved of physical contact.
▪ Pupils with physical disabilities Pupils with physical disabilities should in general have the same attainment targets and programmes of study as their peers.
▪ Pinochi said Zandrino worked for the Healdsburg Police Department from 1967 to 1979, when he left with a physical disability.
▪ Improved drugs promised relief from the physical disabilities of leprosy.
▪ The medical staff would like to know if you suffer from any physical disability or illness such as asthma, diabetes or epilepsy.
▪ The other was in her 60s, living nearby and coping with a physical disability of her own.
▪ Some pupils with physical disabilities may require the writing attainment targets to be modified.
▪ People will not be exempt because they have a physical disability. 3.
▪ The exceptions were the teachers in such subjects as physical education, art, and the crafts.
▪ He retired as head of the men's physical education department at Central Missouri State University in 1976.
▪ We were standing around him in a ragged semi-circle in the gym at the end of our physical education period.
▪ According to the report, physical education classes around the nation are not demanding enough.
▪ Karen taught physical education, so she was in good shape.
▪ When circumstances are more dangerous, as in shop or physical education, a teacher would be expected to exercise greater care.
▪ He tried drawing in his stomach and straightening his shoulders, as instructed by the physical education teacher.
▪ At first she went part-time and, after being uncertain about her major for a time, she settled on physical education.
▪ In contrast, it is the ergonomics of the hardware and the physical environment that have received most attention.
▪ Other factors such as heredity and the physical environment play a major role as well.
▪ Figure 4 summarises the recommendations given in this chapter for the organisation of the physical environments.
▪ With age comes changes that alter the physical environment.
▪ The organic response to the changes in the physical environment induced by plate tectonics can be considered under three headings.
▪ As the other books in the series have shown, social and physical environments are continually developed, abandoned and changed.
▪ Quality became paramount, not just in terms of products and service, but in the physical environment, too.
▪ The physical environment of most people is largely man-made.
▪ The theoretical advance demanded further physical evidence which simply could not be collected with the technology then available to researchers.
▪ He must do that without one shred of physical evidence.
▪ One of the important pieces of physical evidence was provided by Einstein.
▪ The simple physical evidence of at least a measure of compliance is widespread.
▪ He then handed me two grand-jury subpoenas, one to produce physical evidence a blood specimen and one to testify.
▪ They are well placed to see the changes of behaviour that may indicate abuse, as well as to observe any physical evidence.
▪ Still, he said physical evidence linking Ray to the crime is overwhelming.
▪ Furthermore, a careful history and physical examination permit a confident diagnosis that stands up over time.
▪ As a result, a thorough history, complete physical examination and tests are necessary to eliminate other conditions associated with granulomas.
▪ A physical examination will let your doctor know about your current state of health.
▪ We talk to our patients and do a thorough physical examination.
▪ They are expected to take a full medical history and perform a physical examination.
▪ Despite these difficulties, physical examinations must be an integral part of most nutrition surveys for the following reasons: 1.
▪ The proportion of false positive diagnoses with physical examination is generally accepted to be low.
▪ You must also control the number of people who will give you physical examinations.
▪ A surge of participation in evening classes and sports is as much about a search for companionship as mental and physical fitness.
▪ Too many hours in front of the computer screen can destroy physical fitness.
▪ Teeth Dental health is an important ingredient of total physical fitness.
▪ Stamina, flexibility, sharp reflexes and general physical fitness are required to perform the fighting movements with ease.
▪ Then there was the small matter of my physical fitness.
▪ Once we started trekking we soon discovered that mental attitude and camaraderie were far more important than physical fitness.
▪ Nupa emphasized physical fitness and organized discipline.
▪ Or work on your physical fitness?
▪ Hence the prospect of an energy related and integrated physical geography including geomorphological processes may not be too far beyond the horizon.
▪ Such omission is completely in sympathy with the trend in physical geography for nearly a century after Man and Nature.
▪ This prescription for geomorphology was applicable to physical geography as a whole.
▪ These three trends combined to form a more environmental physical geography which may have been late but hopefully not too late.
▪ This trend is exemplified by all branches of physical geography.
▪ Processes were scrutinized to remedy deficiencies internal to physical geography.
▪ Furthermore, some branches of physical geography had proceeded as far as they could without an enhanced knowledge of processes.
▪ They are convicted of physical harm or damage infrequently and they are in general petty and trivial offenders.
▪ They claim notification exposes offenders who have served prison time to vigilantism, harassment, physical harm, job-loss and public shame.
▪ He has made threats of physical harm to himself and others.
▪ There is therefore no direct inference ticket from physical harm to harm normatively defined.
▪ They were afraid he'd turn violent and do one of them some actual physical harm.
▪ In severe depression apathy can lead to neglect, irritability to physical harm, and depressive delusions to infanticide.
▪ His ring classicism has always argued so persuasively against excessive physical harm, his pride was beyond anything but a regal exit.
▪ There may be some discomfort in the area for a couple of days but there is no physical harm.
▪ We shall assume that you choose good physical health as a basis and take it from there.
▪ It would be surprising if prolonged periods of psychological morbidity are not reflected in declining physical health.
▪ Depression is a leading cause of suicide in the elderly, and also affects mood, behavior and physical health.
▪ The missionary's physical health Psalm 103: 3.
▪ Mental and physical health may be taxed by child care.
▪ Her marriage was in trouble, her husband cold and unloving, her emotional and physical health eroded by bulimia.
▪ What is the cost to your emotional and physical health? 7.
▪ Police say he hadn't suffered any physical injuries.
▪ In addition to the increasing use of racial and ethnic taunting and mocking, serious physical injuries continue to occur.
▪ First, the physical injuries suffered by the children were relatively minor but the incidents which caused them were significant.
▪ All of them do, if the abuse or neglect results in physical injury.
▪ The issue of real damages for real physical injuries could then be sensibly discussed.
▪ She climbed wearily out of bed, consoling herself that her physical injuries, at least, were healing fast.
▪ SHe had no desire to discover for hirself at what point serious physical injury might occur.
▪ It does not seek to change physical laws, only to delay them.
▪ There is another physical law that teases me, too: the Doppler Effect.
▪ For example, we already know the physical laws that govern everything that we experience in everyday life.
▪ I become independent of physical laws of food, of shelter, of life.
▪ Firstly, physical laws must be expressible as tensor equations so that they remain valid under transformations to any accelerated frame.
▪ Absolute zero is the lowest possible temperature allowed by physical law.
▪ Therefore physical laws when expressed in terms of tensors will retain their form under these general transformations, in particular under changes to accelerating frames.
▪ His superb physical instincts were insistent that such a principle must indeed hold for the physical laws of our world.
▪ Madeleine was entirely innocent and had no idea of the strength of his physical need of her.
▪ Associates architectural firm to study its physical needs.
▪ Anyway men have physical needs, he complained.
▪ Because their physical needs were so profound, there was not enough time to take their psychological and spiritual needs seriously.
▪ He was too close, too overpoweringly desirable, and there was no mistaking his physical need for her at that moment.
▪ Intuitively, they understand the psychological, social, spiritual, aesthetic, and physical needs most people in the culture hold.
▪ When man has satisfied his physical needs, then psychologically grounded desires take over.
▪ He has endured mental anguish, mind-breaking guilts and lacerating physical pain.
▪ Painful emotion in the prosurvival chain can suppress physical pain in the contrasurvival engrams.
▪ It sort of goes in tandem with recovering from the physical pain.
▪ All the conditions that made physical pain greatest applied to her.
▪ Even though she had tried to prepare herself for the possibility, the sense of shock hit her like a physical pain.
▪ The human organism can withstand unspeakable physical pain.
▪ For instance, he taught me how to use nitrous oxide for its effect in combating physical pain.
▪ The engram bank becomes severely distorted by painful emotion and the areas of painful emotion be-come severely distorted by physical pain elsewhere.
▪ A stillness which seemed to bear down on her like a physical presence.
▪ At one time, physical presence was a prerequisite for first-hand experience.
▪ I feel now that I am in touch with Belinda, even though I miss her physical presence.
▪ Fortunately or unfortunately there is an impressive message hidden in the physical presences of any kind of material.
▪ His tirades were reinforced, according to a contemporary, by a commanding physical presence and manner.
▪ We have eating disorder programs in certain major cities-in cities where people feel compelled to have a certain physical presence.
▪ The selectors, though, clearly consider that they could still have need of the towering mass of Dooley's physical presence.
▪ Here we see that same attention to detail, physical presence and construction focused on much more accessible subject matter.
▪ But you get the strong impression that he gets most cerebral satisfaction from dealing with physical problems.
▪ This usually indicates a physical problem in delivering the mail rather than an addressing error.
▪ Some have epilepsy, speech or hearing disorders and other physical problems.
▪ These children had completed their preparatory year and were of normal intelligence but severe physical problems prohibited them from entering regular school.
▪ Many physical problems have been linked to the pervasive, ongoing stress of feeling unequal to what you have to do.
▪ Many failures are caused by operational mishandling and other physical problems associated with the constant mounting and dismounting of media.
▪ This is not at all the way that initial data are to be specified in a standard deterministic physical problem.
▪ Traditionally, for many school learners the physical process of writing is an inhibitor.
▪ This enables us to achieve great predictive power and control over physical processes.
▪ If our mind refuses to let our body respond, the feeling stays locked in and can affect all our physical processes.
▪ The walls were mostly slate, apparently quite normal, grained rock produced by a perfectly standard physical process of alluvial deposition.
▪ Changes in the coordinate frame along the path mean that the component would change, irrespective of any physical process.
▪ The analysis must start therefore in areas which initially may seem remote from the physical processes which directly cause degradation and erosion.
▪ What physical processes might explain the dividing line?
▪ Chemical Substances Pure substances have a fixed composition and well defined chemical and physical properties.
▪ Unfortunately, determining the physical properties of an asteroid be-fore its impact is quite challenging.
▪ Currently, the recogniser does not fully exploit information about the physical properties of the input.
▪ They are about relations between physical properties.
▪ It had been conceded that the two forms of cocaine were chemically different and had different physical properties.
▪ The physical properties that identify this mineral for mineralogists and jewelers set this substance apart.
▪ The general principle underlying the definition of the term is that it excludes physical property which a potential purchaser can inspect.
▪ What one has is the assembling of a recipe for constructing physical properties in complicated interrelationships.
▪ The content it attaches to physical reality makes the natural world autonomous; its quest is to determine what is.
▪ Mathematical equations lead us to physical realities.
▪ It seems that the nine-month gestation period has a psychological as well as a physical reality in human life.
▪ All I needed to do was to explain the physical realities involved.
▪ Our attempts at modeling physical reality normally consist of two parts: 1.
▪ It is only by confusing them that Atkins can hold that mathematics and physical reality are identical.
▪ It's the way our system of physical reality works.
▪ This is true, whether or not quantum uncertainty is a fundamental feature of physical reality.
▪ It was now, by its nature, an international enquiry, like the physical sciences.
▪ Like most people, I stand amazed by the reach of physical science.
▪ Very few physical science students stressed the intellectual enjoyment of the degree course.
▪ Initially, the collection will feature papers written about the physical sciences and technology.
▪ Few girls take physical science subjects; few boys take languages.
▪ Physics and physical science students had a strong sense of the hierarchy of different disciplines.
▪ The classical approach used the methodology of the physical sciences to illustrate a view of organisations.
▪ The physical sciences in particular, offer a conventional career choice which is likely to win approval from parents, teachers and peers.
▪ Nowadays, there is a growing tendency to include the physical states of the reactants and products in equations.
▪ You use these processes to convert your physical state from sleepy and unkempt to bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
▪ It shimmers and alters in colour depending on our thoughts, emotions and physical state.
▪ Instead, each Hilbert space dimension corresponds to one of the different independent physical states of a quantum system.
▪ The sample movements are traced as a series of oscillations whose frequency is a function of the physical state of the sample.
▪ From this perspective, the cosmic purpose is not to achieve a physical state that will never cease to exist.
▪ Pregnancy is a perfectly natural physical state, remember?
▪ All physical states come to be and pass away.
▪ She gasped at the easy way in which he took advantage of her lack of physical strength to fight him.
▪ Those who work with their brains govern the others; those who work with their physical strength are governed by them.
▪ In true Celtic fashion, physical strength and absence of blemish would be the qualification of a king.
▪ The interviews went beyond the issue of physical strength.
▪ Nor was the impression of physical strength deceptive.
▪ Much stronger are the type 2 meteors, with the physical strength of carbonaceous chondrite meteorites, which they also resemble chemically.
▪ Clough was small in stature with disproportionate physical strength and powers of endurance.
▪ They were well-intentioned creatures of abnormal physical strength and they were easily taken in by women.
▪ But they would agree that anxiety, tension or depression can make the physical symptoms worse.
▪ What they are saying is that some women have physical symptoms premenstrually, and that definitely is not a mental illness.
▪ But most mental illness lacks any clear physical symptoms and is recognizable only from the patient's abnormal behaviour.
▪ We might well ask what such physical symptoms are doing in a manual of mental illness.
▪ We have suggested that the experience of physical symptoms of anxiety result from stress.
▪ She saw his physical symptoms as evidence that he was trying unsuccessfully to apply the brakes on a natural evolutionary process.
▪ In other cases, suspicion may first be aroused by the presence of characteristic physical symptoms.
▪ We all have quite individualized menus of physical symptoms and what they mean to us.
▪ Their parents are philosophy professors and learning-disabilities therapists and guidance counsellors and physical therapists.
▪ Physical therapy and the physical therapist came to be the source and symbol of healing for patients.
▪ He walked again, and met and married Phyllis Holden, a physical therapist.
▪ Nurses and physical therapists stretched and pulled, rolled and pounded.
▪ Under the supervision of physical therapist Clive Brewster, Johnson also said he lost about eight pounds during his workouts.
▪ Each has an occupational therapist, a speech and language therapist and a physical therapist, and Melanie has two nurses.
▪ In especially difficult or puzzling cases, a more specialized evaluation may be conducted by an occupational or physical therapist.
▪ You will allow your arms to heal and then you will embark on a sensible and moderate course of physical therapy.
▪ Prior to his appointment, Wehe has been a physical therapy supervisor at Altru.
▪ Some of that has been accomplished inside the hospital by using new anesthetics and more intense physical therapy.
▪ Their wing was equipped with a rocking-bed ward, an iron-lung ward, and a physical therapy room.
▪ She was hoping for a course of physical therapy.
▪ This may be accomplished by periodic formal physical therapy sessions backed up by daily home exercises.
▪ Coles defeated the odds by designing his own physical therapy program that included riding a stationary bike.
▪ Research in the laboratory, in physical therapy, and in new surgical procedures received high priority.
▪ We usually treat physical violence towards others as gross misconduct and this could result in summary dismissal.
▪ Yelling and calling each other names can quickiy become physical violence.
▪ These men are accustomed to physical violence and intimidation.
▪ And a growing number of right-wing groups had decided to shore up their opposition with physical violence.
▪ There's no guarantee that whoever sent it won't follow up those written threats with actual physical violence.
▪ More often than threats or acts of physical violence, careers are jeopardized or destroyed.
▪ No one should be subjected to verbal harassment, just as no one should be threatened with physical violence.
▪ He used to hide behind the fact that I made him angry and I was responsible for his physical violence.
▪ If we ask where the smells are, it now seems that they are not in the physical world at all.
▪ In the physical world of production, numerous control systems are in operation.
▪ It is important to see that the physical world is a mental, theoretical construct.
▪ For the skills of interacting with the physical world the procedure summarised in Table 2.6 is appropriate.
▪ This, he would say, is how the physical world behaves.
▪ In the physical world, all particles of the same species appear to be identical.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ physical beauty
▪ physical fitness
▪ a physical confrontation
▪ A lot of British people avoid physical contact with strangers.
▪ I'm aggressive - I like physical sports.
▪ It was a purely physical relationship.
▪ Man's primary needs are physical -- food, drink and sleep.
▪ Nearly three quarters of the women surveyed said they were satisfied with their physical fitness.
▪ She has suffered terrible physical as well as emotional abuse for over 12 years.
▪ The traditional office design creates physical barriers between workers.
▪ There is no physical evidence to connect him to the crime scene.
▪ Your son appears to be in good physical health.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Physical knowledge is knowledge of the physical properties of objects derived by the manipulation of objects.
▪ As a result, a thorough history, complete physical examination and tests are necessary to eliminate other conditions associated with granulomas.
▪ Elsewhere winning the game is as much about having a psychological edge as a physical one.
▪ In 1984, Retton clearly was untouchable on the floor and vault events, where her powerful physical makeup could be highlighted.
▪ In the physical world, all particles of the same species appear to be identical.
▪ The way in which we clothe our bodies and accentuate our physical attributes can also build power.
▪ To and fro from Sydney to Parramatta he devoted himself to the spiritual and physical welfare of the convicts.II.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ Beyond the actual physical spaces of global cities lies another metropolis-the virtual city and the disembodied encounter with Cybena.
▪ And what about the computability theory for actual physical devices?
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ In some cases, a physical might expose a heart murmur.
▪ The game was real physical, but we withstood everything they brought at us.
▪ These days the examination in my nightmare is a physical.