Focus on the pronunciation of collect
English definition of “collect”
/kəˈlekt/ v [I/T] (GATHER)
› to come or bring together from a variety of places or over a period of time: [I] A crowd of people soon collected at the scene of the accident. [T] Information about employment is collected from every state. › People sometimes collect one particular type of object as a hobby: [T] I’ve got three kids who collect football cards.