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have sex

This page is about the collocation have sex

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have sexual contact with someone

For example

  • If you get caught having sex in a public place, you can be arrested.

  • Jenny's parents were shocked to learn that she'd had sex before she was married.

Note:
A similar collocation is "make love"

Quick Quiz

Most couples have sex because they find each other

a. unattractive

b. attractive

c. partners

Contributor: Matt Errey