2 Cell Phone Help LineThis is my first cell phone. I’m trying to figure it out. I looked over the directions, but I’m still confused. When I make a phone call, all the buttons on the phone light up, and I don’t know what to do. Help!Every time I want to call up someone on this cell phone, the phone cuts me off. I just heard a strange sound. I’m afraid this phone is going to blow up! Please help me out!
3 Transitive Phrasal Verbs 1 Most transitive phrasal verbs are separable. This means that noun objects can go after the particle or between the verb and the particle.He can’t figure out the instructions.noun objectHe can’t figure the instructions out.noun object
4 Be Careful! I turned off it. I turned it off. If the direct object is a pronoun, it must go between the verb and the particle.I turned off it.I turned it off.
5 Usage Note He charged the battery in the handheld computer up. When the noun object is part of a long phrase, we usually do not separate the phrasal verb.He charged the battery in the handheld computer up.He charged up the battery in the handheld computer.
6 Practice 1 Example: It’s difficult to put together a new device. Form three sentences about technology for each separable phrasal verb.Practice 1put together = assembleExample:It’s difficult to put together a new device.It’s difficult to put a new device together.It’s difficult to put it together.close down = close by forceswitch on = start a machinepick out = select, identityset up = prepare for useturn off = stop a machinelook up = try to find18.104.22.168.5.6.
7 Transitive Phrasal Verbs 2 Some transitive phrasal verbs are inseparable. This means that both noun and pronoun objects always go after the particle. You cannot separate the verb from its particle.Sam ran his boss into.Sam ran into his boss.He ran him into.Sam ran into him.
8 Transitive Phrasal Verbs 3 A small group of transitive phrasal verbs must be separated.I have to do over the report.I have to do the report over.
9 Use the separable and inseparable phrasal verbs to discuss good manners when using a computer or cell phone.Practice 2Example:Don’t carry on a cell phone conversation during a wedding.1.start over = start againtalk into = persuadeget out of = benefit fromgo after = pursuecount on = depend on22.214.171.124.6.carry on = continueInseparable verb
10 Transitive Phrasal Verbs 4 Some transitive phrasal verbs are used in combination with certain prepositions. A phrasal verb + preposition combination (also called a three-word verb) is usually inseparable.I think I should drop out of this class.I can’t keep up with new technology.
11 Ask and answer the questions with a partner using three-word verbs in your answers. Practice 3Example:Is it difficult for you to keep up with new technology? Why or why not?Have you ever dropped out of a class?Have you come up with any good ideas this week? What were they?Who do you usually team up with in class activities?If someone makes a decision that you disagree with, do you still go along with the decision?When do you get out of your classes?When was the last time you followed through with something? What was it?It’s difficult to keep up with new technology because I haven’t learned to use the old technology yet.
12 Intransitive Phrasal Verbs Some phrasal verbs are intransitive. This means that they do not take an object.Son, hold on. I’m busy talking on the phone right now.Dad, hang up and call the fire department!
13 Practice 4 Example: run out = not have enough Use the intransitive phrasal verbs to describe your experiences with different forms of technology.Practice 4Example:run out = not have enoughLast week the photocopy machine ran out of toner.close down = stop operatingplay around = have funcall back = return a callempty out = empty completelyblow up = explodesign up = register126.96.36.199.3.6.
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