Phrasal verbs are very important in English. They are commonly used in informal texts and spoken language. Phrasal verbs usually consist of a verb and an adverb or a preposition. For example, go through, get up or turn down. But sometimes they can be made up of a verb and two prepositions (e.g. put up with, look up to).
What’s tricky about phrasal verbs is that attaching a preposition like “up” to a verb can completely change the meaning of the whole sentence. That’s why it is really important to know as many phrasal verbs as possible.
Here is a list of most common phrasal verbs that can be useful in your everyday life:
1) Check out
Meaning: 1) to find out if something is correct or examine something in order to get information about it. 2) to pay the bill and leave (a restaurant or a hotel)
We should check out that store, their prices are really low.
We should check out from the hotel as soon as possible. Our flight is in 2 hours.
2) Find out
Meaning: to discover something, to get information about something by reading about it or asking
I’ve found out that her brother was adopted.
Could you please find out when this show starts?
3) Get along with
Meaning: to have friendly relationships with someone
These two boys never had a fight; they always got along with each other.
You have to get along with him for 3 more weeks.
4) Go ahead
Meaning: to begin or continue doing something, especially when someone gave permission.
Please go ahead and tell me what happened at that meeting.
“May I continue?” “Yes, go ahead”
5) Put up with
Meaning: to tolerate something, to accept something that is annoying.
I’m not going to put up with your lies. You should tell me the truth.
I don’t know how he puts up with her. She is so talkative.
It revolutionized our communications so much, that it became our preferred method of interacting with others. That’s why in today’s lesson I prepared 5 useful internet acronyms that will help you be better at internet communication.
It revolutionized our communications so much, that it became our preferred method of interacting with others. That’s why in today’s lesson I prepared 5 useful internet acronyms that will help you be better at internet communication. Here we go:
Holiday and vacation. Most of us feel excited and thrilled when we hear these two words. But the problem is that many ESL students mix them up. Words “vacation” and “holiday” have similar meaning but they still are different.
Take the first step to communicate with the world, apply to learn English
NLS offers you the best online English courses that will satisfy your needs. Further, NLS’s online classes are affordable, and students can experience studying English in the USA from the comfort of their homes.
If your desire is to learn English online, all you need is the best online English courses offered by the top online language school. Nile Language School makes sure that learning English isn’t limited to a traditional classroom.
English is one of the world’s most spoken languages. Learning English is one of the greatest decisions one can make. Being fluent in English will boost your career and connect you with people from different cultural and professional backgrounds.
Nile Language School is the leader in providing English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and preparing the students from the global community.
Nile Language School © Copyright 2010 – 2021 | All Rights Reserved & Licensed.