If you’re reading this post, you’ve probably ever heard about collocations and want to learn more. If it’s the first time, you’re very welcomed to keep up reading. I’ll keep this quite simple, so that you can learn once and for all.
Collocation is the combination of words formed when two or more words are often used together in a way that sounds correct.
As an example we can use the word love with possible combinations.
(Adj + love)
It’s very important to make up sentences to memorize the collocations.
His deep love for his wife is really beautiful.
He likes to play soccer but his first love is baseball.
I’m definitely sure she is the great love of my life.
(Verb + love)
Fall in love
She felt no love for him.
She fell in love with one of her friends.
My friend told me he made love last night.
(Love + noun)
This is the best love song I’ve ever heard.
I’m quite sure the boss is having a love affair with the secretary.
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