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The Academic Word List Sublist 7, Group 3

contrary . convert . couple . decade . definite

Collocations
Collocations are words that often go together.

CONTRARY

be ~
totally ~
on the ~
to the contrary ~

~ to popular belief


CONVERT

recent ~
reluctant ~

~ to

COUPLE

lovely ~
retired ~
young ~
honeymoon ~

the happy ~

a ~ of

DECADE

present ~
throughout the ~

DEFINITE

~ role
~ place

be ~
be ~ about

not ~

 

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