report verb

ADV. back The reconnaissance party reported back that the town was heavily fortified.

VERB + REPORT be expected to, expect to The company is expected to report record profits this year. | be delighted to, be glad to, be happy to, be pleased to I am pleased to report that the scheme is going well. | have to It is with regret that I have to report the death of one of our members. | fail to He was charged with careless driving and failing to report an accident.

PREP. from This is John Hutchins, reporting from Zimbabwe. | on reporting on the situation in central Africa | to Report the theft to the police as soon as possible.

PHRASES be widely reported The incident was widely reported in the British press.