Collocations

A

B

BREAK

break a leg, break a habit, break a promise, break a record, break the ice, break someone’s heart

C

CATCH

Catch a bus/train, catch a cold, catch a ball, catch your breath, catch your breath, catch a chill, good catch! Catch with you later! Catch a glimpse of someone, catch the flu, catch someone out, catch a bug, catch fire, catch sight of…, I didn’t catch what you said…, catch someone’s eye, what’s the catch? Catch someone’s attention

D

DO

Do exercise, do homework,  do the housework, do someone a favor, do the dishes, do shopping/ironing/washing, do something wrong/right, do one’s best, do your hair/nails, do harm, do good, do nothing/everything, do yoga/judo, do an experiment, do a course/an exam. do a research, do business, do the right thing

E

F

G

GET

Get lunch/dinner, get older/richer, get a taxi, get angry/mad, get the chance/opportunity, get dressed/undressed, get tired, get cold/flu, get to sleep, get a feeling, get the message, het a life, get the picture, get married/divorced, get home, get started, get dark

GO

Go home, go out, go shopping, go straight (left, right), go crazy, go fishing, go dancing, go running, go swimming, go clubbing, go to school, go to work, go to Brighton, go to lunch, go to a meeting, go to a party, go to a concert, go to the dentist’s, go to the seaside, go to the mountains, go to the beach, go to the park, go to the bank, go to the supermarket, go on holiday, go on a trip, go on a cruise, go for a ride, go for a drink, go for a meal, go for a walk, go for a run

GIVE

Give sb a chance, give the impression that…, give your opinion, give a party, give a lesson/presentation/speech, give sth a polish, give advice, give a chance, give attention, give sb a lift, give sb a hand, give sb a call/ring, give information, give love/best wishes, give sb a hug/kiss, give sb a smile, give priority to sb/sth, give a welcome to sb, give sb a headache 

H

HAVE

Have breakfast/lunch/dinner, have a bath, have something in common with someone, have a rest, have a problem, have a haircut, have a good/bad time, have a headache, have a cold, have a look, have a holiday, have a drink, have a cup of tea/coffee, have a party, have a nap, have a meeting, have a shower, have a lie in

I

J

K

KEEP

Keep a promise, keep an appointment, keep going, keep in touch, keep someone posted, keep an eye on …, keep a secret, keep the change. keep a diary, keep up, keep someone’s place, keep control, keep quiet, keep busy, keep fit, keep a record

L

M

MAKE

Make a phone call, make friends, make a promise, make breakfast/lunch/dinner, make an appointment, make money, make someone happy, make sense, make a difference, make a noise, make a plan, make a profit, make money, make a decision, make arrangements, make a difference, make a mistake, make the bed

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

TAKE

Take a look, take a chance, take a taxi/bus/train, take notes, take a rest, take a seat, take an exam, ake your time, take responsibility, take a shower, take time off, take a nap, take a look, take a break, take a photo, take someone’s temperature, take action, take a risk, take a trip

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