ADJ. extension, radio, stick, tie-clip | built-in, camcorder | omnidirectional, unidirectional | hidden
VERB + MICROPHONE speak into, use | check, test
MICROPHONE + VERB pick sth up, record sth the microphone picks up the surrounding sounds
MICROPHONE + NOUN socket | stand
PREP. behind a/the ~ John Peel is back behind the microphone for a new series. | in front of a/the ~ Interviewees are placed in front of the microphone and grilled.