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Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs include a verb + a preposition or adverb that changes the original meaning of the verb. For example, a lot of phrasal verbs use the preposition “out.” Examples include break out (get away from), hand out (give to people), and, of course, make out (kiss a lot).

Some phrasal verbs are non-separable, meaning the preposition must directly follow the verb. For instance, you can say "I dropped by the bar," but not "I dropped the bar by" because drop by is non-separable.

On the other hand, drop off is separable. You can say, "I have to drop off my son at school," or, "I have to drop my son off at school."

Phrasal Verbs Grammar Quiz

  1. In class, the teacher the law: English only!

  2. He a real sweetheart when he knows someone is watching him.

  3. Did Sam just the cute redhead at the bar?

  4. It's been so long since we last with each other.

  5. My new job pays me to fliers at the subway.

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Joge

Brazil

wow!!! I have learned more phrasal verbs. I think it is a little bite complicated. I wrote them in my notebook and put some explanations. Well now I need to read and understant these words. Thank you!

10:54 AM Jan 10 2012 |

mohammadasadi19

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

it was easy but has got lots of new words.thank you


12:38 PM Nov 29 2011 |

teruska

Brazil

It’s a bit hard to teach when they are separable and non separable, intransitive, I guess we need  some rules explaining them better.

07:46 PM Aug 13 2011 |

4402

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love phrasal verbs a lot and it would be very good if i could learn all of them i like using phrasal verbs in my writing and extremely in my speaking!


                                                                          thanks yours


                                                                                AIDA

06:19 AM Jul 17 2011 |

jabra

Somalia

iam greeting you all of first so grammar its very good for me but its defficult for me so can i get someone that who asist me how can i used this phrasal verbs thanks

04:06 AM May 05 2011 |

Olaniyan Opeyemi

Nigeria

Phrasal verb is an aspect of english structure that seems hard for english learner because it meaning does not depend on how it look. Learners need to study it frequently so as to know it well.

06:52 AM Mar 27 2011 |

sara70

sara70

Saudi Arabia

Actually I think it’s silly and easy for native
But for learners it’s a little hard to know all of the phrasal verbs
I wish to know if there is a special grammar for this or not ?
Anyway thanks.

03:10 PM Mar 24 2011 |

qusai mustafa

Saudi Arabia

I have to drop my homework tommoro

01:15 PM Feb 27 2011 |

khetkhet

khetkhet

Myanmar

i need to study many phrasal verbs

04:38 AM Feb 23 2011 |

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