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Types of Collocations

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Types of Collocations

In our previous lesson, we introduced the concept of collocations: groups of two or more words that are commonly-used together. We also discussed how English collocations are largely idiomatic. A collocation is considered “correct” only because its use has been widely-accepted by native English speakers.   In this lesson, we’re going to examine the parts…

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Introduction to Collocations

Collocations are groups of two or more words that are commonly-used together. These groups of words are largely idiomatic. The “right” and “wrong” words to use in a given collocation have evolved through custom and usage as the English language itself has evolved. Because of this, you should think of collocations as whole units of…

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