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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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Phrasal Verbs Lessons:

Sleeping In

Out of One's Mind

Throw Caution to the Wind

Be On the Same Page

"The Machine" - Sasha Vujacic of the Lakers

Michael Jordan

Fly By

Let Someone In

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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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dona_ks

Albania

 eiii thanks so You really helps me a lot !!

06:15 AM Feb 17 2011 |

abuali

Egypt

thanx a lot

10:05 PM Jan 29 2011 |

salimsawood

Yemen

I am a young man, 42 years old I like to know

04:05 AM Nov 19 2010 |

sophara

Cambodia

who many phrasal verbs are there?

 

07:37 AM Nov 08 2010 |

lushan19

lushan19

Sri Lanka

ya i also don't understand ,,,,make it clear please

12:11 AM Nov 01 2010 |