Academic Collocation List: verb + adverb collocationsTest yourself on v + adv combinations

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verb adverb

This quiz covers all the verb and adverb collocations from the Academic Collocation List (ACL), a list containing 2,469 of the most frequent and useful collocations which occur in written academic English. There are 29 verb and adverb collocations, which are also shown below.


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Learning Outcomes

By completing this quiz, you will:

  • be familiar with verb and adverb collocations from the Academic Collocation List.

Verb + adverb collocations

Below is a list of all 29 verb and adverb collocations from the Academic Collocation List. You might want to study these before you take the quiz.

  • apply equally
  • behave differently
  • change constantly
  • change dramatically
  • change rapidly
  • communicate effectively
  • contribute significantly
  • differ considerably
  • differ significantly
  • differ widely
  • expand rapidly
  • explore further
  • grow rapidly
  • increase dramatically
  • occur frequently
  • occur naturally
  • rely heavily (on)
  • respond appropriately
  • state explicitly
  • think differently
  • treat differently
  • treat equally
  • use effectively
  • use sparingly
  • vary considerably
  • vary greatly
  • vary significantly
  • vary widely
  • work effectively




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