Common phrasal verbs

A phrasal verb is a combination of a verb and a preposition: give up, set up, run out, go away… are phrasal verbs. Many people have negative feelings about phrasal verbs. Why? Because it’s impossible to know the meaning of a phrasal verb from the words. For example, if you say ‘I’ve run out of milk’ It doesn’t mean that you run, it means that you don’t have any milk.

😎 Try it! Click on Bob Wilson’s web page. You can watch the video as an introduction and then test yourself in some online phrasal verbs exercises.


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