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Learn English grammar through this FUN video. Lots of great examples of collocations below. Practice using the examples from the video.

Collocations

Today we are going to learn about collocations.

First I will explain what a collocation is.

A collocation is a combination of words that are always together.
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There are several different types of collocations. For this lesson we will only look at collocations that are very plus noun.
For example, “do … dishes.”

Can you think of an example?

Yes, I know one.
How about, “make … money.”

Yes, that’s a perfect example.

Here are some other very common examples:

Answer the door

strong … coffee

serve tea

do housework

order food

give a presentation

do homework

make the bed

answer the phone

choose an outfit

make a mistake

Practice making some sentences with the collocations that you just learned.

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