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Verb and preposition collocations


Arrive

  • We arrived in Paris just before sunset.
  • Siamo arrivati a Parigi appena prima del tramonto.

Believe

  • I don’t believe in using artificial pesticides.
  • Non credo nell’utilizzo di pesticidi artificiali.

Dress

  • Neil’s mother was dressed in red from head to foot.
  • La madre di Neil era vestita di rosso dalla testa ai piedi.

Implicate

  • Tom’s father was implicated in the fraud.
  • Il padre di Tom era implicato nella truffa.

Interfere

  • Please stop interfering in our private lives.
  • Per favore smetti di interferire nelle nostre vite private.

Invest

  • Jane invested in a new car at once.
  • Jane ha investito in una nuova macchina subito.

Involve

  • I wouldn’t get involved in his dealings if I were you.
  • Non mi lascerei coinvolgere nei sui affari se fossi in te.

Participate

  • Alan chose not to participate in the actual ceremony.
  • Alan ha scelto di non participare alla cerimonia vera e propria.

Persist

  • She persisted in her ambition to win the title.
  • Lei ha persistito nella sua ambizione di vincere il titolo.

Result

  • The new tactics resulted in eight consecutive victories.
  • Le nuove tattiche risultarono in otto vittorie consecutive.

Specialise

  • He probably should have specialised in something else.
  • Probabilmente avrebbe dovuto specializzarsi in qualcos’altro.

Succeed

  • They finally succeeded in getting the pigeon out of the house.
  • Finalmente sono riusciti a far uscire il piccione dalla casa.

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