Phrasal verbs a phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb, which creates a meaning different



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Phrasal verbs
A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb, which creates a meaning different from the original verb. Depending on the context, phrasal verbs can have more than one meaning.
Examples:
This morning I was late for work. I usually get up at 6 a.m, but my alarm didn't go off.
In this sentence, the phrasal verb 'get up' means to awaken from sleep.
We are going to have to change rooms, everyone get up. (In this sentence, the phrasal verb 'get up' means to stand up)

Now you are goin g to learn 16 phrasal verbs with take, go, come and get.


  1. Complete the sentences by choosing phrasal verbs and writing them into the sentences in their correct form. To help you, there are words in brackets next to each sentence that describe the meaning of the phrasal verb.


on
off

take
over up



  1. The plane couldn't because of a storm. (leave the ground and fly)



  1. He's going to photography in his free time. (start to learn)



  1. The company is expanding and new staff. (recruiting)



  1. The company was by a big multinational. (taken control of)

off
on
go through
down


  1. A lot of people were injured when the bomb . (exploded)



  1. I can't do my work because the Internet has (stopped working temporarily)



  1. Please . I'm very interested to hear what you have to say. (continue)




  1. Let's ­­­­­­­_______ the report again to make sure we've included everything. (look carefully at)

over
up
come across
out


  1. I'm sorry. I have to cancel our meeting. Something urgent has . (happened)




  1. It would be great if you could this weekend. (visit me)




  1. The rain stopped and the sun . (appeared)




  1. I an old school friend in the street yesterday. (met)

over in

get
by through



  1. I phoned many times but the line was busy, so I couldn’t . (make contact)



  1. It's taken her a long time to her illness. (recover from)



  1. What time does your plane ? (arrive)

16-How are we going to__________ without you? (manage)





  1. Think of other prepositions you can place after 'take', 'go', 'come' and 'get' to make phrasal verbs. Then write down the meaning of each phrasal verb and use it in a sentence.



Example:

Verb: take Preposition:

off


Phrasal Verb:
take off


Meaning of the phrasal verb:
to remove a piece of clothing from your body



Sentence:
I always take off my shoes as soon as I get home.


  1. Verb:

take
Preposition:
Phrasal Verb:


Meaning of the phrasal verb:

Sentence:




  1. Verb: go

Preposition:
Phrasal Verb:


Meaning of the phrasal verb:

Sentence:





  1. Verb:

come

Preposition:

Phrasal Verb:

Meaning of the phrasal verb:

Sentence:


  1. Verb:

get
Preposition:
Phrasal Verb:


Meaning of the phrasal verb:

Sentence:




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