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    Collocation

    Dear Teacher,


    Could please explain to me what the collocation is with
    some examples ?

    Thanks

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    Re: Collocation

    Quote Originally Posted by koko
    Dear Teacher,


    Could please explain to me what the collocation is with
    some examples ?

    Thanks

    Collocations are words that typically appear together. There are many. Let's start of with a site that explains this in more detail.

    http://www.eli.ubc.ca/teachers/resources/lexicon/

    Collocation. Collocation is the way in which some words are often used together. A collocation is a particular combination of words used in this way: "Commit a crime" is a typical collocation in English. (Longman Advanced American Dictionary)

    Take a look at this link. If any examples come to mind, I'll post them here. There are many possible examples.

    You can find collocations in Cambridge Dictionaries Online as well.

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

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