Collocations beginning with A. Select a collocation for more details.
more than average, esp. in amount, age, height, weight etc.
totally or completely necessary
to use drugs in a way that's harmful to yourself or others
the harmful or unethical use of power
to accept the fact that you didn't win a game, match, contest, election, etc.
to agree to do something difficult or dangerous
to forgive someone who says they're sorry
to say "yes" after getting an invitation
to take the blame when something goes wrong
mild pains that come and go, esp. from physical work or old age
to do what you'd planned or hoped to do
to behave in a way that makes people suspicious
a movie with lots of action and violence
the chemical in a drug, medicine or pesticide that makes it work
a volcano that could erupt at any time
to accept that you can't win a competition or achieve a goal
completely alone, or without friends or people you know
continuously from when something begins
an order based on the letters of an alphabet, with "a" being the first and "z" being the last in English
power or electricity produced by using energy from the sun, wind, water, etc.
medical treatments using natural substances and traditional knowledge instead of pharmaceutical drugs and modern surgery
to write back to someone who sent you a letter
to reply with information or an opinion after being asked a question
to contact a person or company after seeing their advertisement
to go to the door and open it after someone knocks or rings the doorbell
to pick up a phone that's ringing and talk to whoever's calling
more of something you've already had or got
any longer, or as in the past or previously
to ask to be considered for a job you'd like to get
to arrive exactly when expected or scheduled to
a prosthetic arm or leg that replaces one that's been lost
to ask someone to do something for you because you need their help
to ask somebody to tell you something
to ask someone what they think you should do
to ask someone to tell you the way to a place
to ask your boss, teacher, parent, etc. if you can do something
to do something to make someone notice you
more than expected, usual, normal, etc.