Collocations are natural expressions and as such they are essential when learning a language.
Here are some typical collocations with the word ‘age’:
For ages – for a long time
Ex: It took us ages to get out of the traffic!
Look (one’s) age – appear as old as you are.
Ex: You don’t look your age with that youthful hairstyle!
Act (one’s) age – behave in accordance with your age.
Ex: Don’t be so childish. Act your age!
Ex: Grey hair is a sign of old age.
Ex: The challenges of the modern age.
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