VERB + CHIN lift, raise, stick out, tilt She tilted her chin at him defiantly. | finger, rub, scratch, stroke He stroked his chin thoughtfully. | rest She sat with her elbows on the table, resting her chin on her cupped hands.
CHIN + VERB rise His chin rose in a proud gesture.
CHIN + NOUN strap Fasten the chin strap or the helmet will fall off.
PREP. beneath/under sb's ~ He put his hand under her chin and lifted her face to his. | down sb's ~ The juice dribbled down his chin. | on sb's/the ~ He had bits of food on his chin. She caught him with a hard blow on the chin.