ADJ. fast, slow | constant, good, regular, steady the steady rhythm of his heartbeat | irregular, staccato | intricate | strong | easy Tidying the house in the morning fell into an easy rhythm. | natural, normal part of the natural rhythm of life | fierce, frenzied, insistent, pounding, pulsating | dance | body, circadian My body rhythms had not yet adapted to the ten-hour time difference. | cardiac, heart | daily changes to our daily rhythms
VERB + RHYTHM develop, fall into, get into, settle into, slip into She soon settled into a regular rhythm. | have, lack | make Her feet made a steady rhythm on the pavement. | find Williams is having trouble finding her rhythm on the serve. | beat (out), clap (to), tap out Her pencil tapped out a staccato rhythm on the desk top.
RHYTHM + NOUN section the band's rhythm section
PREP. in (a) ~ snapping his fingers in rhythm | to a/the ~ I found myself swaying to the rhythm of the music. | with a/the ~ I like music with a good rhythm. | ~ in There's rhythm in her movements.
PHRASES a sense of rhythm