WHY LEARN COLLOCATION ?
Natural and easily understood
Richer ways of expressing
Easier to remember
TYPES OF COLLOCATION
adverb + adjective
it has been widely discussed all over
2. adjective + noun
The doctor ordered him to take regular
3. 3. noun + noun
Mr. Smith closes mirror of car
4. noun + verb
The bomb went off when he started the car engine.
5. verb + noun
I always try to do my homework in the morning, after
making my bed.
6. verb + expression with preposition
We had to return home because we had run out of
7. verb + adverb
I still remember vividly my years in America.
A fixed expression is a little like a
secret code that allows access to a
club that not everyone can enter.
Those are the examples:
Don’t teach your grandmother to suck the
He will come to no good.
You are still green.
Let’s forgive and forget .
All of a sudden.
a phrase where the words
together have a meaning that is
different from the dictionary
definitions of the individual
Don’t give me any of your lip
She caught my eye
He has one foot in the grave