In this lesson, we will focus on collocations connected with getting the information and advice you need to make a decision as well as thinking before making any decisions.
These collocations can be used in informal situations.
Always think about your audience and the situation you are in when using collocations.
GETTING INFORMATION OR ADVICE TO MAKE A DECISION
seek advice (= try to get some advice)
carry out research (into/on) | do research (into/on)
pick someone's brain(s) (= to ask someone for ideas; to ask someone's advice)
THINKING BEFORE YOU MAKE A DECISION
something crosses your mind (= when an idea suddenly comes into your thoughts)
have a brainwave (= you suddenly have a clever idea)
toy with an idea (= thinking about doing something, but not very seriously)
think long and hard (= consider something very carefully before making a decision)
English collocation lessons:
English Lesson: Collocations for Leisure
English Lesson: Collocations for Success
English Lesson: Collocations for Feelings
English Lesson: Collocations for Rural Life
English Lesson: Collocations for Urban Life
English Lesson: Collocations for Saving Money
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