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    Collocations

    Apart from dictionaries which give collocation in separate examples in many entries , could any one recommend an online source dealing with the subject thoroughly, as this site does for phrasal verbs for example. Phrasal Verb Demon. Complete guide to phrasal verbs

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    Re: Collocations

    Phrasal Verbs- you'll find a lot more here: https://www.usingenglish.com/reference/phrasal-verbs/

    With collocations, there are simply so many that it is impossible to create a simple list of them. One very good soruce is [DAVIES] Variation in English Words and Phrases (VIEW) - type in a word or phrase and it searches the British National Corpus and give examples, which will show common collocations straight away.

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    Re: Collocations

    My special thanks and regard for Tdol. much obliged

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    Re: Collocations

    I think it's an excellent site and use it a lot. Try experimenting with the site- it has many more advanced features.

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