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Collocations List in English Pdf!

What are Collocation in English?

Basically a collocation is a set of two or more words in English. Collocation is a combination of two or more words that go together and have a specific meaning. Collocations are normally used by native speakers and in this lesson we have provided you with a very useful collocations list in English, that you can save in pdf from the end of this lesson.

In the term of Grammar “The action of placing things side by side or in a position called collocation.”

Collocations List in English

Collocations with Get

  • Get worried
  • Get wet
  • Get upset
  • Get together
  • Get to sleep
  • Get tired
  • Get the ticket (buy)
  • Get the sack
  • Get the message
  • Get the impression
  • Get stuck in a traffic jam
  • Get started
  • Get sleep
  • Get ready for
  • Get pregnant
  • Get permission
  • Get out of breath
  • Get one’s hair cut
  • Get old
  • Get nowhere
  • Get married
  • Get lost
  • Get into trouble
  • Get hungry
  • Get hot (ter)
  • Get home (arrive)
  • Get good/top/bad marks
  • Get getting dark
  • Get frightened
  • Get fired
  • Get enthusiastic
  • Get drunk
  • Get dressed/ undressed
  • Get divorced
  • Get dark
  • Get cool
  • Get changed (change clothes)
  • Get angry
  • Get a/the right
  • Get a ticket
  • Get a tan
  • Get a splitting headache
  • Get a shock
  • Get a letter (receive)
  • Get a joke
  • Get a job
  • Get a degree/ a diploma
  • Get a cold
  • Get a clue
  • Get a chance
  • Get a call

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Collocation with Go

  • Out of fashion
  • Go to war
  • Go to the beach/to the movie
  • Go smoothly
  • Go sailing
  • Go quiet
  • Go overseas
  • Go out of business
  • Go online
  • Go on foot
  • Go on a picnic
  • Go on a date
  • Go missing
  • Go mad/angry
  • Go insane (idiom)
  • Go finishing
  • Go deaf
  • Go crazy
  • Go blind
  • Go bankrupt
  • Go bald
  • Go bad
  • Go astray
  • Go abroad

Collocations with Keep

  • Keep your balance
  • Keep the change
  • Keep someone’s place
  • Keep score
  • Keep records
  • Keep quiet
  • Keep in touch
  • Keep control
  • Keep calm
  • Keep an appointment
  • Keep a secret
  • Keep a promise
  • Keep a diary

Collocation with Give

  • Give way
  • Give up hope
  • Give up
  • Give thought (to)
  • Give the impression
  • Give sth a go
  • Give sb a lift
  • Give sb a chance
  • Give sb a call
  • Give rise to
  • Give priority
  • Give permission
  • Give notice
  • Give evidence
  • Give credit
  • Give birth
  • Give an opinion
  • Give an idea
  • Give an example
  • Give an answer
  • Give advice
  • Give a ride
  • Give a lecture or speech or performance
  • Give a hug or kiss
  • Give a headache
  • Give a hand
  • Give a damn
  • Give a choice
  • Give a chance
  • Give a call (a ring, a buzz)

Collocations with Take

  • Tell your name
  • Tell the truth
  • Tell the time
  • Tell the future
  • Tell the difference
  • Tell sb the time
  • Tell a story
  • Tell a secret
  • Tell a lie
  • Tell a joke
  • Take your time
  • Take up space
  • Take turns
  • Take time of (away form work for holidays or to do sth)
  • Take time
  • Take someone’s temperature
  • Take sb’s place
  • Take prisoner
  • Take pride in
  • Take place
  • Take part
  • Take notice
  • Take notes
  • Take medicine
  • Take hostage
  • Take exercise
  • Take drugs
  • Take charge
  • Take care of
  • Take care
  • Take an opportunity
  • Take an exam/ a test/ a course
  • Take ages
  • Take advice
  • Take advantage (of)
  • Take action
  • Take a while/ a minute/ five minutes
  • Take a test
  • Take a taxi/bus/train/plane
  • Take a step
  • Take a shower (have)
  • Take a seat
  • Take a risk
  • Take a rest
  • Take a picture
  • Take a photo/ a photograph
  • Take a number
  • Take a nap
  • Take a message
  • Take a look
  • Take a lesson
  • Take a holiday
  • Take a decision (make)
  • Take a class
  • Take a chance
  • Take a call
  • Take a break
  • Take a bow
  • Take a bite
  • Take (sb’s) temperature
  • Take (sb) to court

Collocations with Do

  • The maximum
  • Do your nails
  • Do your makeup
  • Do Your hair
  • Do your duty
  • Do your best
  • Do work
  • Do well
  • Do the washing up
  • Do shopping
  • Do the right thing
  • Do the paperwork
  • Do the minimum
  • Do the math
  • Do the ironing
  • Do the housework
  • Do the dishes
  • Do the cooking
  • Do the cleaning
  • Do sums
  • Do something wrong
  • Do something right
  • Do someone a favor
  • Do research
  • Do nothing
  • Do laundry
  • Do homework
  • Do harm
  • Do gymnastics
  • Do good
  • Do experiments
  • Do exercise
  • Do damage
  • Do crosswords
  • Do business
  • Do better
  • Do badly
  • Do anything/something/everything
  • Do a report
  • Do a good/great/terrible job
  • Do a favor
  • Do a deal
  • Do a course

Collocation with Catch

  • Catch your breath
  • Catch you later!
  • Catch the flu
  • Catch someone’s eye
  • Catch someone’s attention
  • Catch someone Red-Handed / Catch Someone In The Act
  • Catch sight of
  • Catch a whiff
  • Catch a thief
  • Catch a glimpse
  • Catch a cold
  • Catch a cold
  • Catch a chill
  • Catch a bus/ a train
  • Catch a ball
  • Catch (on) fire

Collocation with Come

  • Come up with
  • Come under attack
  • Come to terms with
  • Come to sb’s rescue
  • Come to life
  • Come to an end
  • Come to an agreement
  • Come to a stop
  • Come to a standstill (idiom)
  • Come to a realization
  • Come to a decision
  • Come to a conclusion
  • Come to a compromise
  • Come right back
  • Come prepared
  • Come on time
  • Come late
  • Come last
  • Come into view
  • Come first
  • Come early
  • Come complete with
  • Come close
  • Come clean about

Collocations with Ask

  • Ask sb out
  • Ask permission
  • Ask if/ whether
  • Ask for something
  • Ask for directions
  • Ask for advice
  • Ask after somebody
  • Ask about
  • Ask a question
  • Ask a favor

Collocation with Have

  • Have a drink
  • Have work
  • Have trouble
  • Have time
  • Have the chance (to)
  • Have sympathy
  • Have success
  • Have soul
  • Have something to eat
  • Have some sugar/ milk
  • Have skills
  • Have sex
  • Have self-esteem
  • Have room
  • Have rest
  • Have patience
  • Have no fear
  • Have no education
  • Have fun/a good time
  • Have food
  • Have faith
  • Have difficulty
  • Have breakfast/lunch/dinner
  • Have an opportunity
  • Have an interview
  • Have an idea
  • Have an ice-cream
  • Have an experience
  • Have an excuse
  • Have an exam
  • Have an event
  • Have an energy bar
  • Have an effect (on)
  • Have an argument
  • Have an appointment with
  • Have an accident
  • Have access (to)
  • Have a think
  • Have a doubt
  • Have a workout
  • Have a word
  • Have a wish
  • Have a wash
  • Have a walk
  • Have a try
  • Have a touch
  • Have a temperature
  • Have a taste
  • Have a talk
  • Have a swim
  • Have a stroke
  • Have a stretch
  • Have a snooze
  • Have a snack
  • Have a smell
  • Have a shower
  • Have a shave
  • Have a scrub
  • Have a sandwich
  • Have a salad
  • Have a safe journey
  • Have a run
  • Have a right
  • Have a ride
  • Have a rest
  • Have a relationship
  • Have a quarrel
  • Have a problem
  • Have a plan
  • Have a passion for
  • Have a party/concert
  • Have a nightmare
  • Have a nap
  • Have a moment
  • Have a meeting
  • Have a meal
  • Have a massage
  • Have a look
  • Have a listen
  • Have a lisp
  • Have a limp
  • Have a lie-down
  • Have a lesson
  • Have a lecture
  • Have a laugh
  • Have a jog
  • Have a jacuzzi
  • Have a holiday
  • Have a headache
  • Have a hard time
  • Have a haircut
  • Have a great weekend
  • Have a good/nice/etc day!
  • Have a good time
  • Have a goal
  • Have a go
  • Have a glass of wine
  • Have a game
  • Have a fit
  • Have a fight
  • Have a feeling
  • Have a drill
  • Have a dream
  • Have a dispute
  • Have a discussion
  • Have a depression/etc
  • Have a day off
  • Have a dance
  • Have a cup of tea/ coffee
  • Have a conversation/chat
  • Have a confrontation
  • Have a competition
  • Have a cold
  • Have a chat
  • Have a chance
  • Have a career/a goal
  • Have a busy day
  • Have a business trip
  • Have a break
  • Have a bite
  • Have a birthday
  • Have a bath
  • Have a bad temper
  • Have a bad fall
  • Have a backache
  • Have a baby

Collocations with Break

  • Break wind
  • Break the spell
  • Break the silence
  • Break the rules
  • Break the news to someone
  • Break the mold
  • Break the ice
  • Break the bank
  • Break someone’s heart
  • Break one’s fall
  • Break news
  • Break new ground
  • Break loose
  • Break ground
  • Break free
  • Break-even
  • Break a window
  • Break a record
  • Break a promise
  • Break a leg
  • Break a law
  • Break a habit
  • Break a code
  • Break a bone/ your arm

Collocation with Make

  • Make war
  • Make up your mind
  • Makeup
  • Make trouble
  • Make tracks
  • Make time
  • Make the bed
  • Make sure
  • Make sth easy
  • Make someone angry/mad/happy/sad
  • Make sense
  • Make sb feel sth
  • Make room
  • Make progress
  • Make plans
  • Make peace
  • Make one’s own way back
  • Make one’s bow
  • Make noise
  • Make money
  • Make love
  • Make furniture
  • Make fun of someone
  • Make friends 
  • Make food
  • Make ends meet
  • Make contact
  • Make coffee
  • Make changes
  • Make breakfast/lunch/dinner
  • Make belief
  • Make arrangements
  • Make an offer
  • Make an observation
  • Make an objection
  • Make an impression
  • Make an excuse
  • Make an exception
  • Make an inquiry
  • Make an effort
  • Make an effort
  • Make an attempt
  • Make an arrangement
  • Make an appointment
  • Make an appearance
  • Make an allusion
  • Make an agreement
  • Make amends
  • Make a threat
  • Make a tea
  • Make a takeover bid
  • Make a suggestion
  • Make a statement
  • Make a speech
  • Make a sound
  • Make a snack
  • Make a sandwich
  • Make a sales call
  • Make a salad
  • Make a rude gesture
  • Make a reservation
  • Make a remark
  • Make a recovery
  • Make a promise
  • Make a profit
  • Make a presentation
  • Make a prediction
  • Make a point
  • Make a phone call
  • Make a pass at
  • Make a note (of)
  • Make a move
  • Make a mistake
  • Make a mess
  • Make a living
  • Make a list
  • Make a joke
  • Make a habit
  • Make a fuss
  • Make a fortune
  • Make a fool of yourself
  • Make a fire
  • Make a dress
  • Make a discovery
  • Make a difference
  • Make a decision
  • Make a deal
  • Make a cup of tea
  • Make a contract
  • Make a confession/an admission
  • Make a complaint
  • Make a comment
  • Make a choice
  • Make a call
  • Make a cake
  • Make a bundle (idiom)
  • Make a break with somebody
  • Make a bed
  • Make your bed

Collocation with Save

  • Save yourself the trouble
  • Save time
  • Save space
  • Save something
  • Save someone’s life
  • Save someone a seat
  • Save one’s strength
  • Save money
  • Save lives
  • Save energy
  • Save electricity

Collocation with Pay

  • Pay someone a visit
  • Pay someone a compliment
  • Pay one’s respects
  • Pay interest
  • Pay cash
  • Pay by credit card
  • Pay attention
  • Pay a visit
  • Pay a fine
  • Pay a bill

Noun + Verb Collocations List in English

Here is a very useful list of noun and verb collocation. Basically in a noun and verb collocation, a verb and noun goes together.

  • Yield results
  • Worth a fortune
  • Win an election
  • Win an award
  • Win a war
  • Win a game
  • Wave goodbye
  • Watch your weight
  • Waste time
  • Waste money
  • Waste an opportunity
  • Warm welcome
  • Wait your turn
  • Wage war
  • Vote for
  • Vote against
  • Use sb’s phone
  • Undergo treatment
  • Undergo surgery
  • Turn around
  • Turn a corner
  • Take time off
  • Strike a balance (btw)
  • Stay awake
  • Stand trial
  • Stall for time
  • Spend your life
  • Spend time
  • Solve a problem
  • Solve a crime
  • Set menu
  • Set fire to | set on fire
  • Set an alarm
  • Set a table
  • Set a standard
  • Set a record
  • Set a goal
  • Set a date
  • Serve interests
  • Serve a purpose
  • See the reason
  • Score a goal
  • Scare tactic
  • Satisfy demand
  • Satisfy a requirement
  • Satisfy a need
  • Safety net
  • Run the risk of
  • Run a business
  • Return home
  • Return fire
  • Return a call
  • Retain control
  • Restore order
  • Restore confidence
  • Resort to violence
  • Repair damage
  • Regain control
  • Read aloud
  • Reach an agreement
  • Reach a verdict
  • Rapid growth
  • Raise your voice
  • Raise taxes
  • Raise questions
  • Raise money
  • Raise hopes
  • Raise doubts
  • Raise a family
  • Quit smoking
  • Quit drinking
  • Quit a job
  • Put up your hand
  • Put up wages
  • Put up prices
  • Put out a fire
  • Put out a cigarette
  • Put on weight
  • Push a button
  • Pull a muscle
  • Press a key
  • Pose a threat
  • Pose a risk
  • Play music
  • Play a part
  • Place an order
  • Pick your nose
  • Pass the time
  • Pass a test
  • Pass a law
  • Pass (the) time
  • Part company
  • Pack a suitcase
  • Owe an explanation
  • Owe an apology
  • Open fire
  • Open an investigation
  • Open an account
  • Offer your services
  • Offer condolences
  • Offer an explanation
  • Offer a job
  • Obey an order
  • Miss an opportunity
  • Miss a goal
  • Miss a flight
  • Meet with approval
  • Meet opposition
  • Meet a target
  • Meet a standard
  • Meet a need
  • Love dearly
  • Lose your temper
  • Lose your life
  • Lose weight
  • Lose money
  • Lose interest
  • Lose hope
  • Lose faith
  • Lose control
  • Lose a job
  • Lose a game
  • Live at home
  • Light a fire
  • Leave school
  • Leave home
  • Leave a message
  • Leading role
  • Lead to believe
  • Lead the world
  • Lead the way
  • Lead the field
  • Lay the groundwork
  • Know the score
  • Kill time
  • Kick a goal
  • Jump to a conclusion
  • Join the army
  • Join forces
  • Join a club
  • Issue a permit
  • Impose sanctions
  • Impose restrictions
  • Impose conditions
  • Hurt sb’s feelings
  • Hold talks
  • Hold sb prisoner
  • Hold sb hostage
  • Hold office
  • Hold hands
  • Hold an inquiry
  • Hold an election
  • Hold a referendum
  • Gain access
  • Follow instructions
  • Follow directions
  • Follow advice
  • Follow a pattern
  • Fire a shot
  • Find time
  • Fill in a form
  • Fill a gap
  • Fight corruption
  • Fight a war
  • Fight a fire
  • Fall in love
  • Fail miserably
  • Face the fact(s)
  • Face a challenge
  • Extend a deadline
  • Express interest (in)
  • Express concern
  • Exceed expectations
  • Enter politics
  • Enter a plea
  • Eke out a living
  • Earn a living
  • Drop the subject
  • Doesn’t matter
  • Deliver a baby
  • Declare war
  • Cut costs
  • Cross sb’s mind
  • Cover costs
  • Cost a fortune
  • Consider a possibility
  • Conduct research
  • Commit suicide
  • Close the gap
  • Claim responsibility
  • Change your mind
  • Change the subject
  • Change course
  • Cause trouble
  • Cast doubt
  • Cast a vote
  • Cast a spell
  • Carry weight
  • Call the police
  • Call sb names
  • Call in sick
  • Call attention to
  • Call an election
  • Call a strike
  • Call a name
  • Call a meeting
  • Bring to justice
  • Bring to an end
  • Bring attention to
  • Bring about change
  • Boost morale
  • Book a flight
  • Blow your nose
  • Beat to death
  • Beat a record
  • Bear a resemblance (to sb/sth)
  • Balance a budget
  • Attract sb’s attention
  • Attract attention
  • Apply for a job
  • Answer the phone
  • Answer the door
  • Answer an advertisement
  • Answer a question
  • Answer a prayer
  • Answer a letter
  • Against the law
  • Admit defeat
  • Achieve a goal
  • Accept responsibility
  • Accept an invitation
  • Accept an apology
  • Accept a challenge
  • Accept (a) defeat
  • Abuse drugs

Infographics (Collocations List in English)

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