You may or may not be a native English speaker but if you landed on this page it means that you are an ardent English learner. And as English learner it is very important to know what collocations are.
You might notice that some words become jargons of a language. Like they always come together and are spoken together as well. For you to get complete command of a language you must learn its jargons or collocations in our case.
The dictionary definition of collocations is two or more words that usually occur together in sentences and make sense with each other. In other words, the words that go together are called collocations.
Sam did his homework.
I made tea with lemon and herbs.
The most commonly used collocations in English language include verb-noun collocations. This type of collocations uses a verb and a noun that always occur together. For example be prepared, take risk, give advice, make progress, draw contract, withdraw money etc.
Another type of collocations is the common terms or expressions that are always used together and are not a verb-noun combination. These common terms are generally used to express the feelings of a person regarding a particular thing. They make use of a strengthening word/intensifier and a verb instead of a noun and verb.
He can go to great lengths for me.