essay collocations and examples

 UK /ˈeseɪ/

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a short piece of writing on a particular subject


Verbs frequently used with essay
produce an essay: contribute, prepare, publish, submit, writeI have written an essay on the history of science.read an essay: assess, mark, readThis workshop will help students understand what tutors are looking for when they are assessing essays.
Verbs that frequently follow essay
be about something: address, be about, concern, deal with, discuss, examine, explain, explore, focus onThis collection of essays examines the identity of science fiction cinema.say something: argue, conclude, demonstrateThe essay argues that our obsession with convenience damages the environment.have a particular title: be called, be entitled, be titledGeorge Orwell wrote an essay entitled ‘The Art of Donald McGill’.
 
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