Commonly Used Verb Collocations in English

Learn list of commonly used verb collocations in English with pictures.

Common Verb Collocations List

Collocations with HAVE

  • Have a bath
  • Have a drink
  • Have a good time
  • Have a haircut
  • Have a holiday
  • Have a problem
  • Have a relationship
  • Have a rest
  • Have lunch
  • Have sympathy

Collocations with BREAK

  • Break a leg
  • Break a habit
  • Break a record
  • Break a promise
  • Break a window
  • Break someone’s heart
  • Break the ice
  • Break the law
  • Break the news
  • Break the rule

Collocations with PAY

  • Pay a fine
  • Pay attention
  • Pay by credit card
  • Pay cash
  • Pay interest
  • Pay the bill
  • Pay the price
  • Pay your respects
  • Pay a visit
  • Pay a compliment

Collocations with MAKE

  • Make a difference
  • Make a mess
  • Make a mistake
  • Make a noise
  • Make an effort
  • Make furniture
  • Make money
  • Make progress
  • Make room
  • Make trouble

Collocations with SAVE

  • Save electricity
  • Save energy
  • Save money
  • Save one’s strength
  • Save a seat
  • Save someone’s life
  • Save space
  • Save time
  • Save yourself the trouble

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Collocations with DO

  • Do business¬†
  • Do nothing
  • Do someone a favor
  • Do the cooking
  • Do the washing up
  • Do your best
  • Do your hair
  • Do your homework

Collocations with TAKE

  • Take a break
  • Take a chance
  • Take a look
  • Take a rest
  • Take a seat
  • Take a taxi
  • Take an exam
  • Take notes
  • Take someone’s place

Collocations with CATCH

  • Catch a ball
  • Catch a bus
  • Catch a chill
  • Catch a cold
  • Catch a thief
  • Catch fire
  • Catch sight of
  • Catch someone’s attention
  • Catch someone’s eye
  • Catch the flu

Collocations with COME

  • Come close
  • Come complete with
  • Come first
  • Come into view
  • Come last
  • Come prepared
  • Come right back
  • Come second
  • Come to a compromise
  • Come to a decision
  • Come to an agreement
  • Come to an end
  • Come to a standstill

Collocations with GO

  • Go astray
  • Go bad
  • Go bald
  • Go bankrupt
  • Go blind
  • Go crazy
  • Go dark
  • Go deaf
  • Go mad
  • Go missing
  • Go online
  • Go out of business
  • Go overseas
  • Go quiet
  • Go sailing
  • Go to war

Collocations with GET

  • Get a job
  • Get angry
  • Get a shock
  • Get married
  • Get drunk
  • Get frightened
  • Get lost
  • Get permission
  • Get pregnant
  • Get started
  • Get the impression
  • Get the message
  • Get the sack
  • Get upset
  • Get wet
  • Get worried

Collocations with KEEP

  • Keep a dairy
  • Keep a promise
  • Keep a secret
  • Keep an appointment
  • Keep calm
  • Keep control
  • Keep in touch
  • Keep quiet
  • Keep someone’s place
  • Keep the change

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Verb Collocations

2 responses on "Commonly Used Verb Collocations in English"

  1. pls gives english with hindi .. when someone easily understnd .. wht it is meaning .. because some people r nt understnd their meaning .. so they need .. english with hindi .. so that .. they can easily understnd .. wht is the meaning of this word .. both in english nd hindi … thnkuu

  2. FYI – ‘quite’ and ‘quiet’ are distinct words. It is “Keep quiet”.

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