Collocations in Use – Part 61

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 Collocations in Use – Part 61

Correct the collocation errors in these sentences. In some sentences there is more than one error

.N1. If you switch off your computer without shutting it properly, you may lose data
N2. I didn’t expect everything to run gently in my new job but I didn’t imagine it would be quite so difficult as it was
.N3. Alex had some technical problems initiating his new computer equipment
.N4. The company is famous for its cutting-side design
.N5. If they’d serviced their machines regularly, they wouldn’t have had to halt producing
.N6. Vic dreams of making a discovery that would help to push out the frontiers of science
.N7. Scientists usually publicise their findings in academic journals
N8. There was a power break this morning. The power went off at ten and it wasn’t restorated till midday
N9. Urs loves pure research but his brother is more interested in the application of research to practical projects and in harassing new technology for commercial ends
N10. They carried out researches over a ten-year period and finally published their finding this month

 

:Answers

.N1. If you switch off your computer without shutting it down properly, you may lose data
N2. I didn’t expect everything to run smoothly in my new job but I didn’t imagine it would be quite so difficult as it was
.N3. Alex had some technical problems installing his new computer equipment
.N4. The company is famous for its cutting-edge design
.N5. If they’d serviced their machines regularly, they wouldn’t have had to halt production
N6. Vic dreams of making a discovery that would help to push back the frontiers of science
.N7. Scientists usually publish their findings in academic journals
N8. There was a power cut this morning. The power went off at ten and it wasn’t restored till midday
N9. Urs loves pure research but his brother is more interested in the application of research to practical projects and in harnessing new technology for commercial ends
N10. They carried out research over a ten-year period and finally published their findings this month

 

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