Collocations: Desperately, Pain, Wise, Run


  • Desperately ill
  • Desperately busy
  • Desperately keen
  • Desperately in love with SB


  • Acute pain
  • Sudden pain
  • To relieve the pain
  • To put up with pain: to accept sb/sth that is annoying unpleasant without complaining // TOLERATE


  •  Wise decision
  • To be older and wiser
  • A wise guy (informal)
  • To be wise after the event: (often disapproving) to understand sth, or realize what you should have done, only after sth has happened


  •  Run a business
  • To run smoothly
  • Buses run regularly
  • To run for political office