ADJ. fine a beach of fine golden sand | coarse | soft | hard | damp, wet | dry | burning, hot | golden, silver, white, yellow | desert the burning desert sands
QUANT. grain | patch, strip
SAND + NOUN beach, dune | pit (also sandpit) | castle (also sandcastle)
PREP. in the ~ The children played happily in the sand. | on the ~ We found her asleep on the sand.