ADJ. bronze, gold, silver He won a gold medal in the 100 metres. | championship, Olympic | commemorative A commemorative medal was struck in honour of the event.
VERB + MEDAL be awarded, collect, get, receive, win | award (sb), give sb, present (sb with) | strike
MEDAL + NOUN winner | hope, hopes He is a major medal hope for Britain. Her medal hopes were dashed by injury.
PREP. ~ for a medal for bravery