top of page

Collocation with Verbs - E (Part 1)

Earn + NOUN: name, nickname, title; accolade, admiration, applause, plaudits, praise, respect, recognition, reputation, trust; award, degree, distinction, doctorate, medal; right; place, position, status ADVERB + Earn: deservedly, richly, rightly They will not open until you earn their trust. Daughter of petrol pump attendant makes it to IIT; earns plaudits from IOCL chairman, ministers, netizens. He has earned the right to be in the race for RBI Governor by virtue of his impeccable track record and stellar performance. His work deservedly earned him a best actor nod at Cannes. Eliminate + NOUN: ambiguity, confusion, duplication, discrepancies, error, hassle, problem, waste; hunger, discrimination, illiteracy, inequality, poverty, racism; possibility, risk; contamination, toxins ADVERB + Eliminate: altogether, completely, entirely, totally; almost, effectively, essentially, largely, practically, virtually; gradually, progressively; forever, permanently; systematically This diet claims to eliminate toxins from the body. You could never eliminate risk completely, but preparation and training could attenuate it.

Want to read more?

Subscribe to to keep reading this exclusive post.

21 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

An Introduction to Vocabulary

What determines anyone’s vocabulary is one's existing repertoire of words (also known as 'lexicon') and one's ability to use the right word with ease – almost instinctively – to convey exactly what on

Common Verb Phrases Starting with ‘A’

abandoned the idea The school abandoned the idea of chemicals based mechanised hydroponics in favour of kitchen gardening using kitchen compost with better learning outcome for the students with scope


Couldn’t Load Comments
It looks like there was a technical problem. Try reconnecting or refreshing the page.
bottom of page