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odd socks

This page is about the collocation odd socks

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

socks that don't match

For example

  • Patrick's wearing odd socks today. One's black and the other one's blue.

  • Does he realize his socks are odd, or did he wear them on purpose?

Quick Quiz

Neil's wearing odd socks today. They're

a. of two different shapes

b. of two different colours

c. on two different feet

Contributor: Matt Errey