Collocations – Explanation and Quiz

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A collocation is two or more words that often go together. Strong collocations are word pairings that are expected to come together

Collocation Examples

Here are some examples of common collocations:

  • feel free
  • come prepared
  • make progress
  • curly hair

It is important to be able to fluently use collocations in tests like IELTS and PTE. In more advanced tests like the GRE, the ability to understand and identify collocations is necessary to pick the right answer.

Here is quiz that will test your understanding of common collocations! Read the instructions carefully!


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