Lexical/Grammatical Collocations: Patterns and Examples 4

  Benson, Benson, and Ilson (1986) categorized English collocations into two classes: lexical collocations and grammatical collocations (with 7 and 8 types respectively); lexical collocations are made up only of verbs, adjectives, nouns and adverbs in different possible combinations while grammatical collocations contain words such as verbs, adjectives or nouns combined with a preposition or a ...

Using the Wrong Preposition (Misused Forms 2) 4

Using the Wrong Preposition (Misused Forms 2)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocation mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Deprive of, not from: Don’t say: Nelson Mandela was deprived from his freedom. Say: Nelson Mandela was deprived of his freedom. Die of an illness, not from an illness: Don’t say: Many people have died from Malaria. Say: Many people have ...

How to Use Gerunds and Infinitives? 1

How to Use Gerunds and Infinitives?
The gerund and infinitives are used many different cases, such as subject, object, complement, sometimes after the prepositions like “to” and sometimes after certain verbs. Here we have provided you the most complete information on infinitives and gerunds , the usage of them and also some exceptions in using them. A. The gerund is used ...

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition) 4

Misused Forms (Wrong Preposition)
Using the Wrong Preposition Most common collocational mistakes which usually Non-native English learners commit. Mistakes are often made by using the wrong preposition after certain words. The following list includes the words which most often give trouble : Absorbed (=very much interest) in, not at. Don’t say: The man was absorbed at his work. Say: ...

Too and Enough, So and Such 2

Too and Enough, So and Such
. Too and Enough : Too and Enough are used with adjectives and indicate degree. Here we have provide you the different usages of Too and Enough, So and Such. A. Too means ‘more is necessary or desirable.’ 1. To + adjective / adverb Ex: This jumper’s too big. Can I try a smaller size? 2. ...

English Idioms About Movement 3

English Idioms About Movement
English Idioms About Movement The idioms introduce here all deal with action . Some idioms related top negative actions. ♦ When people are axed,they‘re fired or lose their jobs . ♦ If a worker does something wrong , her boss may call her on the carpet , scold her or bawl her out . ♦ ...

Sample Functional Resume – Management 2

Sample Functional Resume - Management
What is a Functional Resume? A functional resume focuses on your skills and experience, rather than on your chronological work history. It is used most often by people who are changing careers or who have gaps in their employment history. Sample Functional Resume – Management Jose A. Adelo 1525 Jackson Street, City, NY 11111 Phone: ...

Verb + Preposition Combinations (#2) 12

The materials on this page have been prepared by Kenneth Beare (About.com Guide), put together and moved to English-learners.com by Ehsan Shams. Verbs + From The following verbs are commonly used with ‘from’. Each verb + from combination includes an example sentence to provide context. bar someone from (doing) something: Jack has barred Jennifer from visiting his daughter. ...

Expressions, Idioms & Proverbs About Money 2

Expressions, Idioms & Proverbs About Money
Expressions, idioms & proverbs about money : I am not made of money : Meaning: I don’t make money. Be closed-fisted : Meaning: To be very stingy. Be pressed for money : Meaning: To be very rich. Be rolling in money : Meaning: When you have a lot of money. Live on a shoe string : Meaning: To have ...

Verb + Preposition Combinations (Part 1) 2

The materials on this page have been prepared by Kenneth Beare (About.com Guide), put together and moved to English-learners.com by Ehsan Shams.   Verbs + About The following verbs are commonly used with ‘about’. Each verb + about combination includes an example sentence to provide context. be about something:  That book is about his experiences in Africa. argue ...