Common Collocation List

Common Collocation List!

Collocations are words that are frequently placed together. On this page, you can find a few short lists of common collocations. Let’s look at some examples of these to better understand what a collocation is.

Common Collocation List

Common Collocation with Ask

Ask for advice

Ask about

Ask a favor

Ask for something

Ask permission

Ask if/ whether

Ask a question

Ask for directions

Collocation with Break

Break a bone

Break a code

Break new ground

Break a record

Break the silence

Break the news

Break ground

Break a window

Break a habit

Break the rules

Break someone’s heart

Break a promise

Break a law

Break one’s fall

Break the spell

Collocation with Catch

Catch a glimpse

Catch a cold

Catch a chill

Catch a ball

Catch a thief

Catch (on) fire

Catch a bus/ a train

Catch a whiff

Catch sight of

Catch the flu

Catch your breath

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Collocation with Save

Save time

Save one’s strength

Save money

Save lives

Save space

Save energy

Save someone’s life

Save electricity

Save something

Collocation with Say

Say hello

Say no more

Say for certain/sure

Say something

Say yes/no

Say nothing

Say goodbye

Say a word

Say sorry

Collocation with Pay

Pay attention

Pay someone a visit

Pay by credit card

Pay a fine

Pay a bill

Pay interest

Pay one’s respects

Pay a visit

Pay cash

Collocation with Keep

Keep calm

Keep a secret

Keep control

Keep your balance

Keep the change

Keep quiet

Keep score

Keep a diary

Keep a promise

Keep someone’s place

Keep records

Keep in touch

collocation with keep

Collocation with Tell

Tell a lie

Tell the time

Tell the difference

Tell your name

Tell a story

Tell a joke

Tell a secret

Tell the truth

Collocation with Take

Take a look

Take a number

Take a shower (have)

Take medicine

Take advice

Take exercise

Take turns

Take notes

Take pride in

Take care of

Take a picture

Take a break

Take notice

Take a risk

Take up space

Take time

Take drugs

Take your time

Take a step

Take advantage (of)

Take (sb) to court

Take part

Take a test

Take place

Take a message

Take a class

Take a bite

Take charge (of)

Take a rest

Take a nap

Take a call

Take a bow

Take a holiday

Take action

Take ages

Take a seat

Take a lesson

Take a chance

collocation with take

Collocation with Go

Go insane (idiom)

Go abroad

Go to war

Go bad

Go crazy

Go smoothly

Go sailing

Go fishing

Go bald

Go blind

Go bankrupt

Go overseas

Go to the beach

Go online

Go on foot

Go angry

Go out of fashion

Go on a date

Go quiet

Go missing

Go deaf

Go on a picnic

collocation with go

Collocation with Make

Make furniture

Make a complaint

Make progress

Make a deal

Make a decision

Make an offer

Make a profit

Make a difference

Make plans

Make fun of someone

Make an effort

Make a note (of)

Make a promise

Make a mess

Make a mistake

Make a prediction

Make a point

Make friends

Make a cake

Make food

Make ends meet

Make a contract

Make believe

Make money

Make an effort

Make a living

Make a fuss

Make sure

Make a fortune

Make a move

Make your bed

Make an attempt

Make an arrangement

Make an appointment

Make breakfast

Make lunch

Make dinner

Make a joke

Make the bed

Make room

Make a confession

Make sense

Make a break for

Make an excuse

Make an appearance

Make a discovery

Make an allusion

Make changes

Make a pass at

Make coffee

Make a recovery

Make contact

Make love

Make trouble

Make a cup of tea

Make a dress

Make noise

Make war

Make amends

Make peace

Make a comment

Make a threat

Make a be

Make a takeover bid

Make a suggestion

Make a statement

Make a list

Make a speech

Make a choice

Make a call

Make a sound

Make an enquiry

Make an observation

Make a snack

Make a sandwich

Make a sales call

Make an exception

Make an impression

Make a salad

Make time

Make someone angry/ mad/ happy/ sad

Make a rude gesture

Make a fire

Make tracks

Make an objection

Make a habit

Make something easy

Make a presentation

Make a reservation

Make a phone call

collocation with make

Collocation with Have

Have a think

Have an energy bar

Have an exam

Have an effect (on)

Have a quarrel

Have a relationship

Have a word

Have patience

Have an excuse

Have a talk

Have a taste
Have a temperature

Have a swim

Have a stroke

Have a dispute

Have a stretch

Have a discussion

Have a day off

Have a snooze

Have food

Have a hard time

Have a dance

Have a conversation

Have a confrontation

Have a cup of tea

Have a competition

Have a cold

Have a bath

Have a chat

Have sympathy

Have a sandwich

Have a chance

Have access (to)

Have a career

Have a birthday

Have a busy day

Have skills

Have a business trip

Have a break

Have a bite

Have a bad fall

Have the chance

Have a headache

Have a holiday

Have a workout

Have an experience

Have work

Have room

Have a smell

Have  dinner

Have an accident

Have a good time

Have a jog

Have a laugh

Have a lecture

Have a massage

Have a meeting

Have a scrub

Have self-esteem

Have a rest
Have a salad

Have a lesson

Have a lie down

Have a limp

Have a lisp

Have difficulty

Have some milk

Have a look

Have an ice-cream

Have a good

Have a ride

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Have a right

Have a run

Have a rest

Have a listen

Have an interview

Have an idea

Have a try

Have a good time

Have success

Have a haircut

Have trouble

Have a doubt

Have a dream

Have a drill

Have an event

Have a problem

Have a wash

Have an argument

Have a shave

Have a shower

Have a wish

Have a walk

Have a drink

Have no education

Have a feeling

Have a fight

Have a plan

Have a moment

Have a passion for

Have a night mare

Have a party

Have a nap

Have faith

Have a fit

Have a snack

Have sex

Have no fear

Have a game

Have time

Have a go

Have a touch

Have a backache

Have a bab

Have a goal

Have a meal

Have soul

collocation with have

Collocation with Give

Give a chance

Give a hug or kiss

Give somebody a lift

Give an answer

Give an example

Give a ride

Give credit

Give permission

Give a call

Give something a go

Give an idea

Give birth

Give the impression

Give way

Give evidence

Give a hand

Give somebody a call

Give an advice

Give a choice

Give notice

Give priority

Give rise to

Give hope

Give thought (to)

Give a headache

Give an opinion

Give a damn

collocation with give

Collocation with GET

Get a splitting headache

Get a/the right

Get upset

Get a clue

Get into trouble

Get stuck

Get out of breath

Get a letter

Get angry

Get wet

Get the ticket

Get a chance

Get ready for

Get started

Get married

Get worried

Get dark

Get lost

Get the message

Get together

Get to sleep

Get a cold

Get drunk

Get the impression

Get hot

Get a joke

Get fired

Get a degree

Get old

Get frightened

Get a job

Get sleep

Get a tan

Get nowhere

Get cool

Get a ticket

Get pregnant

Get hungry

Get tired

Get home (arrive)

Get a call

Get dressed

Get permission

Get good

Get divorced

Get a shock

collocation with get

Collocation with DO

Do the shopping

Do badly

Do the cooking

Do better

Do sums

Do the minimum

Do experiments

Do someone’s hair

Do the math

Do your makeup

Do the cleaning

Do anything

Do homework

Do something wrong

Do harm

Do the housework

Do the right thing

Do a deal

Do exercise

Do your duty

Do your best

Do the maximum

Do a course

Do someone a favour

Do good

Do work

Do damage

Do a report

Do the crossword

Do a favour

Do laundry

Do a terrible job

Do the washing up

Do well

Do the paperwork

Do the dishes

Do nothing

Do something right

Do research

Do gymnastics

Do business

Do the ironing

Collocation with Come

Come to an end

Come to life

Come under attack

Come up with

Come to an agreement

Come to a realization

Come to a conclusion

Come complete with

Come to a stop

Come to terms with

Come last

Come prepared

Come clean about

Come into view

Come right back

Come to a decision

Come to a compromise

Come on time

Come close

Come early

Come first

collocation with come

 

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