Tag: collocations

28 Why is New York often said with the word "City" in English? 2018-09-01T16:51:57.297

20 Big garden is incorrect? 2015-05-26T10:20:50.803

18 "I did a few mistakes" vs "I made a few mistakes" 2014-12-13T08:51:55.933

11 Which is correct: "on foot" or "by foot"? 2015-12-08T08:16:41.543

11 Why 'pale' yellow instead of 'light' yellow and what are the other colors used with 'pale'? 2016-03-24T09:09:12.417

10 Why are tantrums "thrown" and not "burst"? 2017-10-01T13:42:26.570

8 is it a rule to put "at" after "in"? 2014-12-17T09:20:08.083

6 "talk money" or "talk about money" 2014-02-03T12:22:16.990

6 I have a doubt v. I'm in doubt 2016-05-14T11:59:05.580

6 When should I use: me or to me? 2017-01-02T13:08:58.447

6 Can we grow a habit? 2017-01-03T17:11:03.480

6 Is "With which" correct? 2017-03-04T21:04:11.440

6 Can a person hit home? 2018-03-17T14:58:37.187

5 It's/I'm acting in your best interest/interests 2014-12-16T21:14:54.420

5 What is the difference between "go on" and "go for" vacation? 2015-07-01T12:12:45.247

5 is it correct to say: "global warming is under way" 2017-01-18T15:42:53.257

5 What does smooth mean here? 2017-07-09T11:16:41.577

4 Can slaves be "unloaded" in a coast? 2013-05-23T21:50:38.350

4 'upward trend' or 'increasing trend' 2014-03-30T19:15:27.187

4 Can I say 'I swam at the beach'? 2014-12-11T11:14:02.467

4 Where to use "by" and "through" 2015-03-27T08:47:53.690

4 Cut off with indirect object 2015-07-22T06:13:15.203

4 You earn money. You also steal or launder money. Do you also "grab" the money? 2016-12-21T00:53:04.127

4 Is it OK to use "slowly" after "to edge"? 2019-03-08T17:56:11.313

3 "Increasing/growing/enhancing the response time" — with the meaning of "making bigger" 2013-03-26T05:03:09.173

3 Incorrect Collocation 2013-05-16T18:24:16.133

3 Difference between 'sympathy for' and 'sympathy at' 2014-08-29T19:05:44.887

3 Share Power Across Factions 2016-08-10T19:55:19.883

3 Can somebody ask this way: What's the story called? 2016-08-19T15:39:49.747

3 can slightly and too come together? 2016-10-26T06:10:59.583

3 Is "firsthand smoker/ first-hand smoker" standard English? 2016-12-27T19:08:17.957

3 Usage of "be a help, be of help, be (any, much,little) help, be of (any, much, little help) 2017-02-02T19:25:51.130

3 "if it/that were possible" 2017-05-27T05:44:46.767

3 To prepare for something or to get prepared for something? 2017-08-23T22:31:46.947

2 Can "immediate" be used for people and places 2015-06-08T19:42:28.043

2 May I call greetings between people who don't know each other well an "exchange of politeness"? 2015-07-23T14:35:55.440

2 How can I correctly form collocations such as 'cough trouble'? 2015-12-09T14:49:17.263

2 At / on / with / in a discounted price 2015-12-12T04:23:00.500

2 at/in/on summer break 2016-02-27T19:17:52.167

2 Is that any expression in English for "not too sweet tea"? 2016-03-11T12:58:10.727

2 Reminds me a lot about/to/on/of our honeymoon - why is 'of' correct? 2016-04-05T14:10:12.940

2 Can we use "have" with "class" in this sense? 2016-08-16T16:29:17.760

2 Is there a rule which may indicate us when to use "BROAD" and when to use "WIDE"? 2016-11-25T18:06:32.503

2 Which words require "go" and which "grow" as a linking verb? 2016-12-29T17:20:57.423

2 When someone says "do a mistake" instead of "make a mistake" how does the listener interpret such a phrase? 2017-01-30T14:09:40.047

2 Is it right to say "on the drive"? 2017-02-06T10:13:27.260

2 Could you fetch me my bag vs could you fetch me the bag? 2017-03-15T18:14:25.910

2 What is the difference between "a lot of friends" and "lots of friends"? 2017-06-29T10:21:16.567

2 Any tool to highlight collocations 2017-07-03T21:29:51.727

2 signal to stop VS. signal sb to stop 2017-11-16T14:22:46.123

2 Is it correct to say "pastime activities" 2017-12-26T21:03:59.800

2 Break the news: different meanings 2018-01-09T18:55:06.283

2 Handsome tips (if this can be used) 2018-01-23T17:51:37.803

2 Do you wash windows, or clean them, or both? 2018-02-05T20:02:35.977

2 Do native speakers use the collocation of “ in result of” or "in the result of"? 2018-03-01T19:56:01.970

2 Is "How did your job go?" grammatically correct? 2018-04-07T11:59:10.390

2 The ground is going to fall apart/crumble 2018-06-21T23:23:01.680

2 collocation - write a diary? 2018-06-23T07:10:49.117

2 Can I use word "shift" with curtain? 2018-06-26T10:29:19.650

2 Degree ON or IN a field? 2018-09-15T19:50:11.007

2 Is "unanimous consensus" correct phrase? 2018-10-29T14:13:56.147

2 Is 'have difficulties' correct? 2018-12-23T10:40:04.147

2 Commit a crime/ commit murder 2018-12-31T04:56:39.713

2 Apply an exam or give an exam 2019-03-28T04:23:24.447

2 Does 'feelings of solitude' sound good or correct? 2019-08-24T23:59:11.723

2 "Interrupt one's sleep", "disturb one's sleep" or "disrupt one's sleep"? 2020-06-03T21:08:22.887

1 Speaking about people's rights 2013-08-09T20:03:17.553

1 "I had my lunch" vs. "I ate my lunch" 2013-10-23T11:29:23.800

1 Is this grammatically correct? (wearing a demeanor) 2014-03-25T12:39:07.587

1 Collocations of the word "near" with temporal and spatial nouns 2014-03-25T15:30:19.287

1 What does "the up-and-comers" signify? 2015-05-01T14:08:53.107

1 Serum or interferon 2015-05-06T10:35:39.513

1 Threats Against/At/Toward 2015-05-20T03:37:21.273

1 Collocations for the word FACULTY 2015-07-03T11:34:43.753

1 to be present in any field or sphere. context 2015-07-19T22:20:03.007

1 Should I use indefinite article with the word money? 2015-07-23T12:22:43.537

1 Collocation: “teach IN <subject matter>”? 2015-11-23T13:22:55.400

1 Understanding take an interest in collocation 2015-12-27T03:55:30.357

1 The use of "contact someone with something" 2016-01-10T12:03:21.470

1 Is there any collocation? 2016-01-20T13:06:39.687

1 by/on/from their legs/toes/feet 2016-03-05T06:45:30.590

1 Change, swap, exchange books 2016-03-05T09:09:39.917

1 What does " assuming responsibility " mean? 2016-03-21T14:20:59.107

1 What is the difference between "make a case for" and "present the case for" 2016-05-27T18:37:40.290

1 What is the difference between "I can go swimming" and "I can swim"? 2016-06-18T03:17:15.830

1 "some friend" in positive and negative senses 2016-07-19T07:18:15.827

1 Collocation: "Teaching work" or "Teaching profession" 2016-07-23T09:48:39.210

1 Take a bike or ride a bike 2016-07-27T15:51:32.640

1 More Difficult Yet 2016-09-10T18:28:31.737

1 Follow/do/etc a plan? 2016-10-19T10:43:03.607

1 Collocations for "level" to describe the seriousness of something 2016-11-16T09:48:45.220

1 "The largest crime" or "The biggest crime" 2016-11-16T15:28:12.070

1 Can I use 'with' with 'help'? 2016-11-24T13:46:36.083

1 What is a detox wing? 2017-01-17T09:20:34.247

1 Fall down or fall out 2017-01-18T15:40:05.533

1 "To go in for sport" or just "to do sport"? 2017-02-09T21:45:58.817

1 "To give an idea": Different meanings 2017-02-10T06:55:17.530

1 The preposition "to" at the end 2017-02-26T18:31:15.320

1 Why can you "put on clothes" but can't "take them on" and "take them off" but can't "put them off"? 2017-03-21T22:45:43.643