could you please let me know the distintion between compound words and collocations ...

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  1. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/compounds.htm
    This webpage has a good explanation of compound words, including those that are spelled as one word each, those that are hyphenated, and those that are spelled as two words esch.

    And here's a good list of compound words to start with.

    Here is a really good explanation of collocations. Be sure to click on the links toward the bottom of this webpage.

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