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Flashcards in Collocations Deck (24):
1

She was jealous ....... her friend because she had a better dress.

OF

2

The waste paper bin was full.......crumpled sheets of paper.

OF

3

This computer is capable ..... producing sophisticated graphics.

OF

4

The town is especially famous .... its elegant architecture.

FOR

5

After weeks of preparation the hall is nearly ready ... the grand opening.

FOR

6

Could you add this up for me?
i´m not very good .... at maths.

AT

7

Who is responsible ... writing those words on the wall?

FOR

8

She was so proud .... her nephew´s acievment that she couldn´t stop talking about it.

OF

9

It took some time to get accustomed .... the slower pace of life in the country after the frantic atmosphere of the town.

TO

10

I felt very ashamed .... making such a stupid mistake.

OF

11

We try to eat food which is typical .... the region in which we are travelling.

OF

12

Are you aware .... any reason why he should be late?.

OF

13

They built nuclear power stations so as not to be dependent .... coal as their man source of energy.

ON

14

This is not really relevant .... our discussion so can we get back to the main point of the meeting.

TO

15

He sleeps with the light on because he´s afraid .... the dark.

OF

16

Be careful what you say to scott. He´s very sensitive ... criticism and sulks for days.

TO

17

Targets

to set or to achieve

18

To go downhill

to gradually become worse:

After his wife died, his health started to go downhill.

19

To go deaf

Unable to hear
"Her father's going deaf."

20

To go mad

Dishonesty makes me angry - I go mad when people tell lies .

21

To go bankrupt

The recession has led to many small businesses going bankrupt.

22

to go bald

When men get old, they often lose their hair and go bald

23

to ho mouldy

When bread gets too old, it goes mouldy

24

to go sour

When milk is left in a warm room, it goes sour