This two-colour dictionary of common word combinations has been compiled using leading-edge collocation-finding software and a 2-billion word corpus of modern English.
Focus on students' productive needs, with collocations for over 4,500 carefully-selected key words Simple, informative structure: collocations are grouped in semantic sets within each entry Examples from authentic English show how collocations are used in context Easy-to-use layout with all headwords printed in red Usage boxes with grammatical notes, synonyms, and alternative expressions Ideal for IELTS, with special focus on academic, professional and creative writing, with information on register provided where appropriate
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