ADJ. forbidding, rocky, rugged, wild | north, northern, etc. | indented | mainland | sea
QUANT. stretch the long stretch of coast between Lowestoft and Felixstowe
VERB + COAST follow, hug The path hugs the coast all the way to Tenby.
COAST + VERB stretch The coast stretched far into the distance.
COAST + NOUN road
PREP. along the ~ We travelled south along the coast. | around/round the ~ They sailed round the coast to Falmouth. | at the ~ We spent a day at the coast. | off the ~ an island two miles off the west coast of Scotland | on the ~ a village on the Mediterranean coast