concentrate collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkɒns(ə)nˌtreɪt/

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1

give all your attention to what you are doing


Adverbs frequently used with concentrate
fully, hard, intensely, intently, properlyAndrew closed his eyes and concentrated hard.
Nouns frequently used after concentrate on
job, task, workI can’t really concentrate on my work at present.
2

give most of your attention to one aim or activity


Adverbs frequently used with concentrate
only: entirely, exclusively, only, purely, solelyIn the years that followed Wegener concentrated solely on his acting career .mainly: largely, mainly, mostly, primarilyThe course concentrates mainly on Britain.
Nouns frequently used after concentrate on
activity: activities, business, career, painting, schoolwork, subject, teaching, work, writingShe gave up teaching in order to concentrate on her writing.subject: area, issue, matter, subject, theme, topicTthis article will concentrate on an important issue – human rights.
 
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