Collocations

Let’s do some practice! In some fixed, idiomatic phrases words go together. Fill in the gaps in these sentences with a suitable expression from the following ones: high and low/ pros and cons/ life and soul/ ups and downs/ spick and span/ thick and thin/ bread and butter/ safe and sound.

1- He doesn’t really like teaching but it has been his …………. for many years.

2- They’ve shared a lot of experiences: they’ve been through …………. together.

3- Everybody laughs a lot when she is around. She is the …………. of the parties.

4- I searched …………… for my keys.

5- They get on quite well together, even though they have their little ………………

6- She has tidied up her house and it is ……………….

7- After all their adventures, they reached home ………………..

8- Before taking a decision I want to think about the ………….. of his proposal.

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One response to “Collocations

  1. 1- bread and butter
    2- thick and thin
    3- life and soul
    4- high and low
    5- ups and downs
    6- spick and span
    7- safe and sound
    8- pros and cons

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