7/9/08

Essential Phrasal Verbs

This are some Essential Phrasal verbs for my Students:( verbos frasales básicos)


AGREE WITH - estar de acuerdo
BREAK DOWN - averiarse
CARRY ON - seguir. continuar
COME IN - entrar
CUT OFF - cortar, desconnectar
GET IN(TO) - entrar
GET OFF - bajar (de un autobus, tren)
GET ON - subir (a un autobus, tren, moto)
GET UP - levantarse
GIVE BACK - devolver
GIVE UP - dejar (de fumar, beber), rendirse
GO AWAY - irse, marcharse
HANG UP - colgar (el teléfono)
LOOK AFTER - cuidar
LOOK FORWARD TO - esperar con ilusión
LOOK UP - buscar algo (en un libro, diccionario)
PUT IN - meter, introducir
PUT ON - encender
RUN OUT OF - quedarse sin algo
TAKE OFF - despegar
TAKE OUT - extraer, sacar
THROW AWAY - tirar (en la basura)
TURN DOWN - bajar (el volumen)
TURN UP - subir (el volumen)
TURN ON - encender (televisión, luces etc.)
What is a Phrasal Verb?
A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb.
Example:I ran into my teacher at the movies last night. run + into = meetHe ran away when he was 15. run + away = leave home
Some phrasal verbs are intransitive. An intransitive verb cannot be followed by an object.
Example:He suddenly showed up. "show up" cannot take an object
Some phrasal verbs are transitive. A transitive verb can be followed by an object.
Example:I made up the story. "story" is the object of "make up"

If you want further information click here:1000 Phrasal Verbs

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