English Collocations With The Word HEAVY

Heavy is used for some weather conditions…

  • heavy rain

  • heavy snow

  • heavy fog

The word heavy is also used for people with bad habits:

  • a heavy drinker

  • a heavy smoker

  • a heavy drug user

Tere’s also the expression “a heavy sleeper” – that’s not someone who sleeps a lot; instead, it’s a person who doesn’t wake up easily when sleeping.

The word heavy is also used in collocations with two unpleasant things: TRAFFIC and TAXES!

  • heavy traffic

  • heavy taxes