30 Common Collocation Words

30 Common Collocation Words

30 common collocations

One of the challenges of learning English is understanding and using collocations. Collocations are words that go together, like “make a decision” or “take action.” While you can often guess the meaning of a collocation by looking at the individual words, it can be difficult to know which ones to use in certain situations.

This blog post will define collocations and provide a list of common English collocations for ESL students to reference. With practice, using collocations will become second nature and help you sound more like a native speaker. So let’s get started!

  1. Ask card
  2. Do the shopping
  3. Say no more
  4. Grow vegetables
  5. Keep someone’s place
  6. Take a shower
  7. Go a rest
  8. Pay one’s respects
  9. Play over
  10. Carry cargo
  11. Lose weight
  12. Say nothing
  13. Catch someone’s attention
  14. Save money
  15. Tell somebody the way
  16. Go a drink
  17. Keep sth to yourself
  18. Play music
  19. Give evidence
  20. Grow hair
  21. Make a sound
  22. Pay well
  23. Get drunk
  24. Have a conversation
  25. Make breakfast
  26. Do business
  27. Fall in love
  28. Get worried
  29. Give a description
  30. Come in last