Basic Collocations

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What are basic collocations? Basic Collocations are combinations of easy words that are often used together. Many of the most common basic collocations include a verb such as make, do and have, together with a particular noun or noun phrase.  Examples Some examples of basic collocations are “make an appointment”, “make time”, “make an excuse”, […]



What are Collocations? Collocations are words that go together. The prefix “co-” means together (as in co-operate, committee, company). “Location” is a formal word for “place.” The Oxford Dictionary describes collocations as words that are “habitually juxtaposed”. I think it is more helpful to call them words that often go together. Why are they called […]