10 terms

CAE Collocations: SKILLS

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poor
I'm afraid I have a poor/weak/light/thin memory for faces.
strong
Clearly, you need to be a·thick/hard/strong/heavy swimmer to be a lifeguard.
gift
She seems to have a natural hand/gift/present/art for drawing.
bright
Well, that didn't work. Got any more accomplished/competent/expert/bright ideas?
promising
He has a very prospective/promising/provided/proficient career ahead of him.
get
I didn't turn/put/fall/get to sleep until after two this morning.
badly
We've been sleeping rough/light/badly/soundly lately. It's far too noisy in our neighbourhood.
fast
I didn't hear the storm last night. I was fast/wide/hard/deep asleep.
sets
It is his versatility that puts/makes/sends/sets him apart from other actors of his generation.
choose
There is little to decide/choose/separate/divide between the two films in terms of entertainment value.
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