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natural resources

This page is about the collocation natural resources

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

things from nature that we can use, e.g. oil, coal, rivers, lakes, trees, forests, etc.

For example

  • Singapore doesn't have many natural resources, but it's still a rich country.

  • Don't you think our country's natural resources should belong to everyone, not just a few big companies?

Quick Quiz

Which is a natural resource?

a. plastic

b. timber

c. money

Contributor: Matt Errey