ordförbindelse

English translation: collocation, phrase

10:09 Nov 22, 2014
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics
Swedish term or phrase: ordförbindelse
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Collocation
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lo nathamundi
United States
Local time: 03:05
English translation:collocation, phrase
Explanation:
As found in Norstedts svensk-engelska professionell ordbok

What is a collocation?

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound "right" to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound "wrong".
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sans22 (X)
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Local time: 12:05
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collocation, phrase


Explanation:
As found in Norstedts svensk-engelska professionell ordbok

What is a collocation?

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound "right" to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound "wrong".


    https://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/collocations.htm
    Reference: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/collocati...
sans22 (X)
Sweden
Local time: 12:05
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anna Herbst: Collocation. Have a look at http://www.skolverket.se/skolutveckling/forskning/amnen-omra...
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agree  Deane Goltermann: Yes, collocation. Plenty of research...
3 hrs

agree  Michele Fauble
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agree  Helen Johnson
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