We've come to a decision: we love collocations! A collocation is a pair or group of words that are used together. One example is "come to a decision." Check out our #AmericanEnglish graphic for other collocations that use the verbs "come" and "go." Can you use one or more of these in a sentence?
collocations with make and do
How to use the verb get
Collocations with 'work'.
Some words go together better than others. A collocation is just that: a combination of words that are commonly used together. For example, the verb "ask" is often used with the preposition "for": I asked for help. These combinations can sometimes be difficult for English language learners. Check out the first of our collocations graphic! #AmericanEnglish
We hope this post is interesting! These Synonym Sunday words aren't exact synonyms, but all of these words are similar to the word "interesting." Check out the #AmericanEnglish graphic for these adjectives: engrossing, absorbing, enthralling, riveting, compelling, intriguing, fascinating, captivating & engaging. What other words can you add to this list?