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Flashcards in Phraseology Deck (26):
1

Determine the type of word combination:
to do business

institutionalised collocation

2

Determine the type of word combination:
a pack of wolves

collocation

3

Determine the type of word combination:
black shirt

free combination

4

Determine the type of word combination:
divine intervention

collocation

5

Determine the type of word combination:
eating a banana

free combination

6

Determine the type of word combination:
throwing a party

collocation

7

Determine the type of word combination:
to break even

idiom

8

Determine the type of word combination:
to fell a tree

idiom

9

Determine the type of word combination:
a child runs

free combination

10

Determine the type of word combination:
every cloud has a silver lining

idiom

11

Determine the type of word combination:
black eye

collocation

12

Determine the type of word combination:
fast food

collocation

13

Determine the type of word combination:
the usual suspects

collocation

14

Determine the type of word combination:
a new day

free combination

15

Determine the type of word combination:
to file a report

free combination / collocation

16

Determine the type of word combination:
I like peanuts

free combination

17

Determine the type of word combination:
a round of applause

collocation

18

Determine the type of word combination:
to take someone up on something

idiom > phrasal verb

19

Determine the type of word combination:
the last straw

idiom

20

Determine the type of word combination:
heavy rain

collocation

21

Determine the type of word combination:
the devil's advocate

idiom

22

Determine the type of word combination:
to get cold feet

idiom

23

Determine the type of word combination:
a wolf in sheep's clothing

idiom

24

Determine the type of word combination:
to bite the dust

idiom

25

Explain the difference between collocation and idiom

collocation
occurrence of two or more words within a short space of each other in a text
> mutual expectancy of words

idiom
combination of two or more words which function as a unit of meaning

26

Explain the difference between statistically significant and institutionalised collocations

statistically significant
collocations that occur more frequently than would be expected on the basis of the frequency of occurrence of individual items

institutionalised
collocations characterised by unexpectedness and unpredictability at semantic level