ADJ. delicate, fine the delicate bones of her face | healthy | brittle, fragile She was diagnosed as having brittle bones. | broken, cracked, splintered | weary | bleached, dry Her eyes were black in a face the colour of bleached bones. | ankle, breast, cheek, collar, hip, leg, shin, thigh | animal, chicken, dinosaur, human
VERB + BONE break, chip, crack, fracture | rest He longed to get home to bed and rest his weary bones.
BONE + NOUN structure The black and white photographs emphasized her fine bone structure. | marrow a bone marrow transplant | cancer, disease, disorders | graft, surgery
PHRASES (break/jar) every bone in sb's body The shock jarred every bone in his body. | skin and bone He's all skin and bone after his illness.