Categoría: English Collocations

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound “right” to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound “wrong”. In this section we will look and different collocations.

Collocations with BREAK

Collocations with BREAK Don’t forget that below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them as well as examples.   Break the law Example: When the robbed the bank, they broke the law. Infringir la ley Break the spell Example: They gazed at one another, until Sam came in and broke the spell. Romper el encanto Break a… Read more →

Collocations with GO

The collocation for this week is with GO: Don’t forget that below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them and examples. Go bald Example: My father is going bald. Quedarse calvo Go insane Example: Sara went insane after the kidnapping and had to be hospitalized for over a year. Volverse loco Go missing Example: My diamond earrings… Read more →

Collocations with COME

The Collocation for this week is COME. Below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them and examples. Come in first Ex: In the Boston Marathon, Peter came in first. Entrar / llegar primero Come late Ex: Yesterday, he came late to the dinner meeting. Llegar tarde   Come prepared Ex: The invitation said, come prepared to have… Read more →

Collocation with TOUCH

Good morning! Here we have our first collocation. Download the pdf file here Collocations with TOUCH Read more →

NEW SECTION THIS YEAR — COLLOCATIONS

What is a collocation? A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound “right” to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound “wrong”. Why learn collocations? Your language will be more natural and more easily understood. You will have alternative… Read more →

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