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make a bed

This page is about the collocation make a bed

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to neatly arrange the sheets, blankets and pillows on a bed

For example

  • Mum says I have to make my bed before I go to school.

  • I can't be bothered making the bed, but I change the sheets every few days.

Quick Quiz

Angelina never made her bed because

a. her father bought her one

b. her mother always did it

c. her sheets were never dirty

Contributor: Matt Errey