Phrasal verbs are notoriously difficult for English learners to master. This blog will give you a brief introduction (and some examples) to the world of phrasal verbs.
Intrepid English · Phrasal Verbs with 'Send' – Part 2 In English, we use phrasal verbs all the time. We use them to give commands, to express an opinion, to share stories. Phrasal verbs consist of a root verb (such as go, put or set) and an adverb or preposition (such as away, on or […]
Phrasal verbs are a way of communication.
They’re made of a root verb (such as go, put or set) and an adverb or preposition (such as away, on or out).
This blog explains the meanings of five common phrasal verbs containing the verb send.
Vocabulary compile/compiling (verb) produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources. the human condition (phrase) the characteristics and experiences of being human, including birth, growth, emotion, aspiration, conflict, and mortality. unprecedented (adj) never done or known before. paramount (adj) more important than anything else; supreme. utmost (adj) most extreme; […]
Vocabulary haul (verb) pull or drag with effort or force. retreat (noun) an act of moving back or withdrawing. familiar (adj) well known from long or close association. ‘books will out’ – This comes from the phrase ‘truth will out’ which means to show that you believe the truth will always be […]
Vocabulary Tedious (adj) too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous. Repetitive (adj) containing or characterized by repetition, especially when unnecessary or tiresome. Determine (verb) cause (something) to occur in a particular way or to have a particular nature. Whiteboard (noun) a wipeable board with a white surface used for teaching or presentations. Similar to […]
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Vocabulary found in this blog derive (verb) obtain something from (a specified source). literally (adverb) in a literal manner or sense; exactly. literal (adj) taking words in their usual or most basic sense without metaphor or exaggeration. context (noun) the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of […]
We use phrasal verbs every day. In conversation, in writing, over the phone. A phrasal verb is a combination of (verb + preposition) or (verb + adverb). When used together, the words take on a different meaning to that of the original verb. This blog explains the meanings of four common phrasal verbs containing the […]
A phrasal verb consists of a root verb (such as go, put or set) and an adverb or preposition (such as away, on or out). Phrasal verbs are idiomatic, which means that the phrasal verb has a different meaning to the individual words within the phrase. This blog explains the meanings of four common phrasal verbs […]