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ESL Exercises: Crime Collocations

Crime Collocations
  • juvenile delinquency
  • white-collar crime
  • organized crime
  • crime motive
  • on suspicion
  • on parole
  • on probation
  • taken into custody
  • crime stoppers
  • commit a crime

1. Criminals are people who .

2. groups make money by means of violence, extortion and corruption of public officials.

3. This program is designed for at-risk teenagers to prevent .

4. is the reason someone commits a crime.

5. The man was arrested of drug trafficking.

6. If someone is , s/he is put under arrest.

7. The mother was put for neglecting her children. Instead of serving her time in jail, she’s do community service.

8. refers to hiding or stealing money by people who take advantage of their positions at a workplace.

9. A prisoner may be released from jail on the promise of good behaviour.

10. If anyone has information that can help police solve a crime, s/he can anonymously contact a special service called and leave a text or phone message.

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