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 See twenty-eight (28) deadly collocation mistakes made by Nigerians with corrections.
Richie (male)
 Posted on: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, 5:16 am
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1. Cured from. An ill persons get cured of the illness and not otherwise.
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2. Deprived from. You get deprived of your right not deprived from them.

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3. Die from. When sb gets sick and dies, they die of an ailment and not from it.
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NOTE: Humans die of illness,of hunger,of thirst,of or from wounds; from over work,by violence,by the sword,by pestilence, in battle, for their country,for a cause,through neglect,on the scaffold,at the stake.
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4. Indifferent from. Sb can only be indifferent to sth or sb not otherwise.
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5. It is brisket bone not biscuit bone. Naija, haba!
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6. You get accused of sth, not accused for it.
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7. You get accustomed to and not with sth.
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8. You get ashamed of sth and not ashamed for/on it.
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9. You get anxious about sth and not anxious by/to it.
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10. You get angry with sb or sth and not angry for/against.
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- We get angry with a person, however, angry at a thing: He was at the dog not with with the dog.
- you also get annoyed with sb/sth, vexed with, indignant with a person, but at a thing.
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11. You aim at sb/sth not to it. Always use the preposition at to talk about direction.
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12. You boast for sth and not boast about it.
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13. You congratulate sb on sth and not for sth.
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14. You get covered with sth and not by it.
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15. You become glad about sth not of/from sth.
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16. You become independent of sb/sth not from them.
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17. And, you become dependant on sb/sth not by/of them.
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18. You insist on doing sth not insist to doing it.
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19. You persist sb in doing sth not persist them on doing sth.
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20. You become jealous of sb or sth not jealous from them.
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21. You leave for a place not to a place.
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22. You live on sth not from sth.
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Also, you gaze at, stare at, etc. But: look after (= take care of), look for (=try to find), look over (=examine), look into (=examine closely), look on or upon (=consider), look down on (=have a low opinion of), look up to (=respect), look out for (=expect), look forward to (= expect with pleasure),
Look to (= rely on).
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24. You get interested in sb or sth, not on them.
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25. You guard against sth/sb not from them.
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26. You are Bad at, clever at, quick at, slow at, doing sth and not otherwise.
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27. Sb cannot be plumpy in nature, they can only be plump.
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28. You prefer sth/sb to sth/sb and not prefer sth/sb from sb/sth.
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Bonus: Abeg, Enugu guys, it ls not 'baby, you are my hall and hall.' The word is all.http://files.b1.jcink.com/html/emoticons/rolleyes.gif http://files.b1.jcink.com/html/emoticons/rolleyes.gif http://files.b1.jcink.com/html/emoticons/wink.gif

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