Collocations beginning with M. Select a collocation for more details.
the largest course in a meal
a wide road with lots of traffic
to neatly arrange the sheets, blankets and pillows on a bed
to cause a situation or condition to change
to make a huge amount of money
to create unnecessary excitement or concern about something
to earn money for the things you need in life
to create an untidy or disorganized state or situation
to do something that's wrong or has bad results
to write down something so that you don't forget it
to make money from business or investments
to book or reserve a seat on a train, a table in a restaurant, a room in a hotel, etc.
to do something to show you're sorry for your bad behaviour in the past
to arrange a date and time to visit an office, clinic, dentist, doctor, etc.
to put time and energy into doing something
to give a reason for doing something you shouldn't do, or for not doing something you should do
to state a price you're willing to pay for something
to arrange all aspects of an event such as a wedding, funeral, meeting, conference, etc.
to pretend that something is real or true
to change something in specific ways
to make something easy to understand, or to express yourself clearly
to contact a person or an organisation
to have sex with someone, esp. someone you love
to get closer to a goal, or to improve in ability
to create space by moving something
to cause somebody to feel a certain way
If an idea, plan or action "makes sense", it's sensible and rational and not stupid or likely to fail.
If a sentence or statement "makes sense", it can be understood by the people who read it or hear it.
to cause something to be less difficult
to check so that you're sure about something
two people who are married to one another
the great majority of people who buy goods in a society
help given to someone who's sick or injured
all the illnesses, injuries and treatments that someone has had in the past
to provide what is needed
to reach a certain standard or level of quality, safety, etc.
to reach the number or amount set as a target, e.g. in sales, profits, savings, website traffic, etc.
to receive a negative response or reaction
to receive a positive response or reaction
illness causing thoughts or feelings that seriously disrupt a person's normal state of mind
far away, or a long way from a particular place
to arrive too late to board a flight on a plane
to try to score a goal, but fail
to have an opportunity to do something, but fail to do it
If someone is "missing in action", they haven't been seen or contacted since being involved in military action.
different emotions, or conflicting impulses, felt at the same time
moral requirement to do something because you know it's the right thing to do
somewhat, fairly or almost
a book, play or film about the investigation of a murder
circumstances that aren't understood, or haven't been revealed or explained