Collocations beginning with T. Select a collocation for more details.
to measure somebody's body temperature
to begin a legal case against someone
to stop doing something for a short time, e.g. to eat, rest, go to the toilet, etc.
to answer or accept an incoming telephone call
to examine, inspect or look at something
to write down or memorize a message for somebody
to do something you know is dangerous
to sit down on a chair, bench, sofa, etc.
to put one foot in front of the other, as when walking
to do something that helps to achieve a goal
to sit an examination or do a test
to do something to achieve a goal or solve a problem
to do what somebody advises you to do
to care for or look after somebody or something
to take control or assume responsibility
to use mind-altering or mood-altering drugs
to exercise your body for health or fitness
to capture and threaten somebody in order to get something
to take a long time to do or finish
to swallow a tablet or syrup to cure an illness
to write notes in a lecture or when reading
to pay attention to something
to be involved, or to participate in something
to be proud of your talent, skills, work, achievements, etc.
to capture and imprison somebody, esp. in a war or battle
to replace somebody, or to do something instead of somebody else
to think that somebody or something is important or deserves your full attention
If people take turns, they do something one after the other, or alternately.
to occupy or fill up space
to take as long as you like, without rushing
a reduction in the rate of taxation
to say something you know isn't true
to share a story by reading it, recalling it, or making it up
to tell somebody what time it is
to notice differences and be able to distinguish between similar things
to be able to look at a clock, a sundial, stars, etc. and know what time it is
to say what's true or what really happened
a budget that severely limits the amount of money that can be spent
a schedule with very little time between appointments, meetings, etc.
the highest level or storey in a building
the most important of several issues, goals, tasks, etc.
the fastest speed that something can travel at
to travel without much luggage
to put a lot of effort into doing something
to turn your body or head so that you're facing the opposite way