May
08
2013

associate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

@ so si eIt [or] @ so shi eit

transitive verb

definition:  to connect mentally, as ideas, memories, and the like.
example:  People tend to associate the color black with death.


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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the transitive verb “associate”

associate + PREPOSITION:   ~  with  (e.g., We often associate protest marches with the 1960′s; Humans associate food not only with survival but also with love and comfort)

 

 

 

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