Common English Collocations with the Word SAVE

Common collocations with SAVE in English


  • Save electricity 

Eg: We need to turn the lights off to save electricity.

  • Save energy

Eg: We need to switch the lights off to save energy. Don’t walk too quickly, save your energy for later.

  • Save money

Eg: If we want a new car, we must save more money.

  • Save one’s strength

Eg: You have been very ill, rest in bed and save your strength.

  • Save someone a seat

Eg: John always saves Jane a seat on the bus.

  • Save someone’s life

Eg: Jane pulled John away from the speeding car; she saved his life.

  • Save something to a disk

Eg: Save your computer files to disk for safety.

  • Save space

Eg: If we pack the car properly, we can save a lot of space.

  • Save time

Eg: If we plan the journey properly, we can save a lot of time.

  • Save yourself the trouble

Eg: He won’t appreciate a birthday cake, save yourself the trouble (Don’t make the cake).

  • Save a penalty/shot

Eg: The goalkeeper stretched to save the penalty.

  • Save the environment

Eg: We need to preserve trees if we want to save the environment.

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