ADJ. big, great, huge, large | little, small | deep | shallow | beautiful, lovely | blue | freshwater, salt | frozen | artificial, man-made, ornamental | inland, mountain | boating
VERB + LAKE cross You should cross the lake before nightfall.
LAKE + NOUN bed, water
PREP. across a/the ~ A ferry takes people across the lake. | around/round a/the ~ We walked around the lake. | at a/the ~ We had a holiday at Lake Como. | in a/the ~ Carp live in the lake. | into a/the ~ She fell into the lake. | on a/the ~ We went boating on the lake a cottage on the lake
PHRASES the edge/middle/shores/side/surface of the lake There is a cafe on the other side of the lake.