Collocations – Phrasal Verbs – Word Transformations


Do you know the phrasal verb equivalents for the following:

  1. ”to become strict’
  2. ‘to refuse an offer or request’
  3. ‘to write and ask for something
  4. to be posted to you’
  5. to have a good relationship with someone’
  6. ‘to postpone’

Do you know the various forms of the following words:

  1. ”celebrate’
  2. ‘help’
  3. ‘beauty’
  4. ‘probable’
  5. ‘able’

Finally, do you know the collocations for:

  1. the …….. time’ (exact/definite/accurate/real)
  2. ‘to …….. someone a compliment’ (send/make/pay/say)
  3. ‘to …….. sense’ (make/see/look/appear)
  4. ‘to …….. a secret’ (hold/save/retain/keep)
  5. ‘to …….. an opinion’ (make/say/give/tell)

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