Common Collocations 1st Part

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Common Collocations 1st Part

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use a collocation with make + noun instead of the underlined words in each of these conversations. Example: -Naomi: The bill says we’ve had three desserts. We only had two. -Stella: The waiter must have been mistaken [made a mistake]. ----- -Avery: It’s so difficult. Should I take the job or not? -Owen: I know it’s difficult. But you have to decide [Blank] one way or the other.
  • 2. 
    Use a collocation with make + noun instead of the underlined words in each of these conversations. Grace: Can you and Ethan come to dinner on Saturday? Lily: Yes, we’ll have to arrange [Blank] to get a babysitter, but it should be OK.
  • 3. 
    Use a collocation with make + noun instead of the underlined words in each of these conversations. -Zoe: Did you hear about the air traffic controllers’ strike in the USA? -Aaron: Yes. We had to change [Blank] our travel itinerary because of it.
  • 4. 
    Use a collocation with make + noun instead of the underlined words in each of these conversations. -Luke: Can I have chips and rice with my lunch? -Clare: No, you have to choose [Blank], chips or rice, but not both.
  • 5. 
    Use a collocation with make + noun instead of the underlined words in each of these conversations. -Gavin: Do you intend to speak at the meeting? -Victoria: Yes, I hope I can contribute [Blank] to the debate.
  • 6. 
    Did the fire do / make much damage to the factory?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 7. 
    I hate doing / making my homework at the last minute.
    • A. 

      Doing

    • B. 

      Making

  • 8. 
    You must do / make an eff ort to work harder.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 9. 
    Did you do / make any work at the weekend?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 10. 
    We are trying to do / make improvements to the system for registering.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 11. 
    Do you think it would do / make any harm if I cut some leaves off this plant?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 12. 
    Do you ______ your best to be on time when meeting a friend?
    • A. 

      Make

    • B. 

      Do

  • 13. 
    Do you ever ______ the cooking at home?
    • A. 

      Make

    • B. 

      Do

  • 14. 
    Do you _________ excuses if someone asks you to ______ a big favour for them?
    • A. 

      Make / Do

    • B. 

      Do / Make

  • 15. 
    Do you ever _______ negative comments about your friends’ hair, clothes, etc?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

  • 16. 
    Do you find it easy to _____ friends?
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

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