Common Collocations: List of 100+ Useful Collocations in English

Common collocations in English! The following lesson provides a useful list of common collocations in English with ESL images.

Verb Collocations

Here are some common verb collocations in English:

  • Make a decision
  • Take an action
  • Take a break
  • Take a shower
  • Take a nap
  • Take a walk
  • Take a seat
  • Take a look
  • Take a test
  • Take a risk
  • Take a stand
  • Take a picture
  • Take a sip
  • Take a step
  • Take a breath
  • Make a mistake
  • Make a change
  • Make a difference
  • Make a point
  • Make a plan
  • Make a difference
  • Make a suggestion
  • Make a request
  • Make a promise
  • Make a mistake
  • Make an effort
  • Make an excuse
  • Make an introduction
  • Make an appointment
  • Make a complaint
  • Make a contribution
  • Make a connection
  • Make a reservation
  • Make a profit

Common Collocations – Verb Collocations

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Learn More: https://7esl.com/verb-collocations/

Adjective + Preposition Collocations

  • Afraid of
  • Angry at
  • Anxious about
  • Apologetic for
  • Ashamed of
  • Bad at
  • Capable of
  • Certain of
  • Compatible with
  • Concerned about
  • Confident in
  • Consistent with
  • Crazy about
  • Critical of
  • Curious about
  • Different from
  • Disappointed in
  • Disappointed with
  • Disappointed about
  • Disgusted with
  • Excited about
  • Famous for
  • Frustrated with
  • Good at
  • Guilty of
  • Happy with
  • Helpful with
  • Honest about
  • Interested in
  • Involved in
  • Jealous of
  • Keen on
  • Kind to
  • Knowledgeable about
  • Like/Unlike
  • Mad at
  • Nervous about
  • Opposed to
  • Patient with
  • Pleased with
  • Proud of
  • Responsible for
  • Sad about
  • Satisfied with
  • Scared of
  • Similar to
  • Sorry for
  • Surprised by
  • Tired of
  • Understanding of
  • Unlike
  • Upset about
  • Used to
  • Worried about

Common Collocations – Adjectives + Preposition Collocations

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Learn More: https://7esl.com/adjective-preposition-combinations/

Verb + Preposition Collocations

  • rely on
  • look at
  • depend on
  • think about
  • talk to
  • listen to
  • work on
  • focus on
  • base on
  • agree with
  • apologize for
  • complain about
  • congratulate on
  • encourage to
  • excuse for
  • insist on
  • participate in
  • pay for
  • put off
  • succeed in
  • wait for
  • worry about
  • wonder about
  • write about
  • yell at

Common Collocations – Verb + Preposition Collocations

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Learn More: https://7esl.com/verb-preposition-combinations/

Noun + Preposition Collocations

  • access to
  • accordance with
  • accusation of
  • addition to
  • advantage of
  • advice on
  • affiliation with
  • affection for
  • agreement on
  • alliance with
  • analysis of
  • anger at
  • appreciation of
  • argument about/over
  • arrival of
  • assumption of
  • attack on
  • attitude towards
  • attraction to
  • awareness of
  • basis for
  • belief in
  • benefit from
  • bias against
  • blame for
  • bond with
  • capacity for
  • care for
  • cause of
  • challenge to
  • change in
  • charge with
  • choice between
  • claim for
  • class of
  • commitment to
  • comparison between
  • competition with
  • concern about
  • connection with
  • consideration of
  • contribution to
  • control over
  • convenience of
  • conversation about
  • coordination with
  • correlation between
  • cost of
  • council on
  • count on

Common Collocations – Noun + Preposition Collocations

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Learn More: https://7esl.com/noun-preposition-collocations/

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