B2a word or phrase that soundsnatural and correct when it is used with another word or phrase
bir sözcük veya ifadenin başka sözcüklerle kullanıldığında tabii görünmesiIn the phrase 'a hard frost', 'hard' is a collocation of 'frost', and 'strong' would not soundnatural.Linguistic terms and linguistic style
›the combination of words formed when two or more words are frequently used together in a way that soundsnatural
tabii gözüken iki ya da daha fazla sözcüklerin uyumu, ahengiThe phrase 'a hard frost' is a collocation.Sentences and expressions
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for