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PHRASAL VERBS Ana García & Anastasia Busto. Introduction Verbs formed by more than one part. - Verb + prepositional particle ◦To look at. Types -Verb.

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1 PHRASAL VERBS Ana García & Anastasia Busto

2 Introduction Verbs formed by more than one part. - Verb + prepositional particle ◦To look at. Types -Verb + adverbial particle ◦To carry out.

3 Phrasal verbs have not the same meaning of their components. It’s better to learn them individually. Example: (to) fall away: disminuir/desaparecer/desprenderse.

4 Using phrasal verbs Phrasal verbs are mostly used in informal speech. InformalFormal to put offto postpone to go upto increase

5 Meaning of phrasal verbs Some phrasal verbs have more than one meaning depending in the context. ▫He asked her to stop singing as it was putting him off. ▫The football match has been put off until next week. ▫Don’t be put off if you can do it straight away. ▫Would you put off the light before you leave?

6 Word order restrictions Sometimes the object may be situated between or after the particles (the meaning does not change) ▫We did our bathroom up last year. OBJECT ▫We did up our bathroom last year. OBJECT

7 Word order restrictions Some verbs can only take the object after the second particle of the verb. Example: She has fallen for the boy who lives next door.

8 Word order restrictions If object = pronoun. The object must go between the different parts of the verb. Example: We did it up by ourselves

9 Exercises ositions.htmlhttp://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/prep ositions.html up/grammar/phrasal-verbshttp://www.ego4u.com/en/cram- up/grammar/phrasal-verbs

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