ozdic - the English Collocations Dictionary online

www.ozdic.com brings you a completely new type of dictionary that will help English lerners write and speak natural-sounding English.
  • Collocations - common word combinations such as 'bright idea' or 'talk freely' - are the essential building blocks of natural-sounding English. The dictionary contains over 150,000 collocations for nearly 9,000 headwords.
  • The dictionary shows all the words that are commonly used in combination with each headword: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and prepositions as well as common phrases.
  • The dictionary is based on the 100 million word British National Corpus. Internet searches were made to ensure the most up-to-date usage for fast changing areas of language such as computing.
  • Over 50,000 examples show how the collocations are used in context, with grammar and register information where helpful.
  • The clear page layout groups collocations according to part of speech and meaning, and helps users pinpoint speedily the headword, sense and collocation they need.
  • Usage notes show collocations shared by sets of words such as languages and seasons.
  • Natural word combinations and alternative expressions
  • Academic and professional writing
  • Ideal for IELTS, TOELF

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