A collocation is the combination of two or more words appearing more frequently than by chance, i.e. it refers to the common co-occurrence of certain words.

Why learn collocations?

  • Your writing will sound more natural and be more easily understood.
  • Shorter and pithier sentences can be written using the appropriate combination of words.
  • Subtle differences in meaning and nuances can be better captured using appropriate collocations.

This manual presents the key features of the Phrase It Right Toolkit. It is advisable to go through the complete manual on subscribing to the toolkit. On subsequent occasions, you can browse through the section of interest.

We have also created sections on how the tool can be specifically used by certain types of writers such as translators, journalists, technical writers, etc.