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Phrasal Verb and Idioms

Phrasal Verb and Idioms

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 13 – Elementary Level

1. to break down: to stop functioning Compare this idiom with to burn out in Lesson 12. To burn out means that electrical equipment becomes hot from overuse and stops functioning. To...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 12 – Elementary Level

1. up to date: modern; current, timely Hyphens (-) separate the parts of this idiom when it precedes a noun form, as in the third example. The verb to update...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 11 – Elementary Level

1. to keep out: not to enter, not allow to enter Ex: There was a large sign outside the door that said, "Danger! Keep out!" Ex: I've told you...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 10 – Elementary Level

1. to make sure: to be sure, to ascertain (also: to make certain) Ex: Please make sure that you turn off the radio before you go out. Ex: Could...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 9 – Elementary Level

1. to wake up: to arise from sleep, to awaken Compare wake up and get up as used in the first example. Example: Marge woke up this morning very early,...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 8 – Elementary Level

1. to be about to: to be at the moment of doing something, to be ready This idiom is often sued with the adverb just. Ex: I was just about...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 7 – Elementary Level

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 7 - Elementary Level 1. to point out: to show, to indicate, to bring to one's attention Ex: What important buildings...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 6 – Elementary Level

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 6 - Elementary Level 1. under the weather: not feeling well, sick Ex: John stayed home from work because he was...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 5 – Elementary Level

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 5 - Elementary Level 1. to shake hands: to exchange greetings by clasping hands Ex: When people meet for the first...

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 4 – Elementary Level

Phrasal Verbs and Idioms for English Speaking | Lesson 4 - Elementary Level 1. to take part in: to be involved in, to participate in (also: to be in on) ...

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