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Smart Collocations

What is a collocation

What is a collocation

Smart Collocations

by Christopher Davies
Smart Collocations
Smart Collocations
Smart Collocations

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What is a collocation?A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound "right" to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound "wrong".Why learn collocations? • Your language will be more natural and more easily understood. • You will have alternative and richer ways of expressing yourself. • It is easier for our brains to remember and use language in chunks or blocks rather than as single words.More about CollocationsYou'll find it much easier to understand native speakers if you learn collocations, and you can find hundreds of the most commonly used ones here. They're clearly explained with example sentences and fun quiz questions to test your understanding. Click on one of the letters above to see all the collocations in our collection that begin with that letter.Please note that this collection of collocations is not exhaustive. It does not contain all collocations or all meanings of them. It contains a good selection of the most commonly used collocations.Types of collocationThere are several different types of collocation made from combinations of verb, noun, adjective etc. Some of the most common types are: • adverb + adjective: completely satisfied (NOT downright satisfied) • adjective + noun: excruciating pain (NOT excruciating joy) • noun + noun: a surge of anger (NOT a rush of anger) • noun + verb: lions roar (NOT lions shout) • verb + noun: commit suicide (NOT undertake suicide) • verb + expression with preposition: burst into tears (NOT blow up in tears) • verb + adverb: wave frantically (NOT wave feverishly)

Smart Collocations

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1.0
Rating
NA
Size
90Mb
Genre
Education Reference
Last updated
August 29, 2019
Release date
August 29, 2019
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What is a collocation?A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound "right" to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound "wrong".Why learn collocations? • Your language will be more natural and more easily understood. • You will have alternative and richer ways of expressing yourself. • It is easier for our brains to remember and use language in chunks or blocks rather than as single words.More about CollocationsYou'll find it much easier to understand native speakers if you learn collocations, and you can find hundreds of the most commonly used ones here. They're clearly explained with example sentences and fun quiz questions to test your understanding. Click on one of the letters above to see all the collocations in our collection that begin with that letter.Please note that this collection of collocations is not exhaustive. It does not contain all collocations or all meanings of them. It contains a good selection of the most commonly used collocations.Types of collocationThere are several different types of collocation made from combinations of verb, noun, adjective etc. Some of the most common types are: • adverb + adjective: completely satisfied (NOT downright satisfied) • adjective + noun: excruciating pain (NOT excruciating joy) • noun + noun: a surge of anger (NOT a rush of anger) • noun + verb: lions roar (NOT lions shout) • verb + noun: commit suicide (NOT undertake suicide) • verb + expression with preposition: burst into tears (NOT blow up in tears) • verb + adverb: wave frantically (NOT wave feverishly)

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