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Random academic collocations

Posted by on August 4th, 2019 | 2 responses | collocation, corpus, IELTS, speaking, vocabulary, writing

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rapidly (adv), changing (adj)

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Sample sentences

rapidly growing
ever
changing

2 responses to “Random academic collocations”

  1. Vita says:

    I guess it’s related with an idiom…to kill two birds with one stone 😁

    • mm Pak Guru says:

      You’re right, Vita, that idioms usually contain strong collocation. For example we never say “Kill two birds with one stick,” or “Kill two cats with one stone.” Actually in this post I’m thinking more about combinations of 2 words -v,n; adj,n; etc. But thanks for the input!😊

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