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neat and tidy

This page is about the collocation neat and tidy

collocation pattern: adjective + adjective

Meaning

not messy

For example

  • My son keeps his bedroom neat and tidy, but my daughter's room is always a mess.

  • Even though they're a poor family, their home is always neat and tidy.

Note:
A similar collocation is "neat and clean"

Quick Quiz

Which should always be very neat and tidy?

a. a student's apartment

b. an artist's studio

c. a school library

Contributor: Matt Errey