List of Verb Adverb Collocations with Examples PDF

List of Verb Adverb Collocations with Examples! Below is the list of verbs and adverbs collocations. Collocations are the two words that are habitually juxtaposed. Collocations can be of two adverbs, two verbs, verb and adverb, verb and adjective, and adverb and adjective, etc. Here is the big list of all collocations with infographics and PDF.

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What is an Adverb?

An adverb is a part of speech that modifies or describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs can be used to provide more information about the manner, time, place, frequency, or degree of an action or event. In terms of collocations, adverbs often combine with verbs to form common phrases or expressions that convey a specific meaning.

For example, “drive carefully,” “sing loudly,” “talk softly,” “eat quickly,” and “run slowly,” are all examples of adverbs that collocate with verbs.

What is a Verb?

A verb, on the other hand, is a part of speech that describes an action, occurrence, or state of being. In terms of collocations, verbs are often paired with particular nouns or adverbs to create common phrases or expressions that convey a specific meaning.

For example, “make a decision,” “take a break,” “give advice,” “do homework,” and “run a business,” are all examples of verbs that collocate with specific nouns.

Additionally, verbs can also be used in phrasal verbs, where a verb is combined with a preposition or adverb to create a new meaning. For example, “give up,” “look after,” “turn off,” and “pick up,” are all examples of phrasal verbs that collocate with particular prepositions or adverbs.

List of Verb Adverb Collocations

list of Verb adverb collocation

Here are some collocations of adverbs and verbs:

  • fully appreciate
  • deeply regret
  • badly damaged
  • seriously doubt
  • greatly admire
  • closely examine
  • seriously think/consider
  • firmly believe
  • completely destroy
  • fully recover
  • fully understand
  • distinctly remember
  • strongly advise
  • firmly reject
  • thoroughly inspect
  • freely admit
  • strongly criticize
  • completely forget
  • badly need
  • totally agree
  • flatly refuse
  • hotly deny
  • thoroughly enjoy
  • badly hurt/injure
  • rise steadily
  • sincerely hope

Verb Adverb Collocations Examples

Strongly advise

A person is strongly advised to maintain a calendar.

Hotly deny

An insider yesterday said the man ‘hotly denied ‘any impropriety was taking place.

– Rise steadily

The average revenue per user rose steadily through the year to nearly 43 a month.

– Firmly believe

He firmly believes that he can do this.

– Strongly criticize

He strongly criticizes Imran khan.

– Badly hurt/injure

He was badly hurt due to her rush talk.

– Closely examine

He was closely examining my project.

– Flatly refuse

He flatly refused to discuss the matter.

– Completely destroy

His habit will completely destroy his career.

– Totally agree

I totally agree with you.

– Completely forget

I am very sorry I completely forget your name.

– Distinctly remember

I distinctly remember it being your idea.

– Freely admit

I freely admit that I was wrong.

– Fully appreciate

I fully appreciate your effort in our project.

– Fully recover

I hope he will fully recover from the disorder after a month.

– Seriously doubt

I seriously doubt him.

– Sincerely hope

I seriously hope that would be beneficial

– Seriously think/consider

I seriously think that would be beneficial

– Greatly admire

I greatly admire the way she handled certain situations with Arthur.

– Deeply regret

It is with deep regret that he has to leave his office.

– Badly damaged

My car is badly damaged after the accident.

– Fully understand

No one could fully understand him.

– Thoroughly enjoy

Please have a seat and thoroughly enjoy.

– Badly need

Saba badly needed tom.

– Thoroughly inspect

We made a thorough inspection.

– Firmly reject

We firmly reject these misconceived plans

Verb adverb collocations

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Last updated on March 22nd, 2023 at 12:31 pm