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  1. Newbie
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    Collocates or not??

    Hello. I need your help. Iím doing some linguistic project. I would be very glad if you could tell me whether these sentences are possible or not:

    1. Bee is humming

    Bee is buzzing
    Bee is dronning

    1. Hive is humming

    Hive is buzzing
    Hive is droning

    1. Fly is humming

    Fly is buzzing
    Fly is dronning

    1. Mosquito is humming

    Mosquito is buzzing
    Mosquito is dronning
    Mosquito is whirring

    1. Dragonfly is dronning

    Dragonfly is buzzing

    1. Bumblebee is buzing
    2. Cicada is humming

    Cicada is chirring
    Cicada is dronning
    Cicada is whirring

    1. Locust is buzzing

    Locust is chirring
    Locust is whistling

    1. Hopper (grasshopper) is buzzing

    Hopper (grasshopper) is chirring

    1. Cricket is singing

    Cricket is chirring
    Cricket is whirring

    1. Bug is humming

    Bug is buzzing
    Bug is whirring

    1. Beetle is humming

    Beetle is whirring
    Thank you in advance.

  2. emsr2d2's Avatar
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    Re: Collocates or not??

    This thread is already being discussed in the Ask a Teacher section. Please don't post the same question twice. I'm going to close this thread to avoid confusion.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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