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  1. taghreed
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    Smile a teacher

    could u complete these collocations please?
    Milk and.........
    skin and........
    clock and..........

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    In American dialect:

    milk and cookies (a common children's snack)
    skin and bones (a very thin person)
    clock and... Sorry, I have no idea.

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    Yes, the clock is very mysterious.

    Are you sure it wasn't "cloak", Tag?

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    Re: a teacher

    I thought of:

    cock and bull
    or
    cloak and dagger

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    Re: a teacher

    Quote Originally Posted by taghreed View Post
    could u complete these collocations please?
    Milk and.........
    skin and........
    clock and..........
    Collocations are fine things to learn, but don't get the impression that there is but one correct collocation in most cases. I agree with those you have been given but there is also, for example, milk and honey.

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