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Phrasal Verbs Unit 6 María Camacho Carlota Moreno
What are phrasal verbs? Verb Preposition / adverb Phrasal Verb
Function O Change the meaning e.g : - Give up: stop doing something. - Take up: tart a new hobby, pastime - Make up: Invent a story
Restrictions Objects before or after particle. When the object is a pronoun, it goes between the two parts. Object after the particle.
O Objects before or after the particle. We did our bathroom up last year. We did up our bathroom last. O If it´s a pronoun, must go between the two parts of the verb. We did it up by ourselves. O Object after the particle She has fallen for the boy who lives next door.
Examples To fall in love To eat into To get round To fall over
To knock down To walk away
To walk away To knock down
DO UP O To repair or renovate something. O Eg: It took them six months to DO UP the house before they could actually move in.
TURN DOWN O Decrease the volume or refuse something. O Eg: Please turn the TV down while the guests are here. I turned the job down because I don't want to move.
KNOCK DOWN O Demolish O Hit and injure someone O Eg. - The car KNOCKED her DOWN and she broke her arm. - They KNOCKED DOWN the old church and built a block of flats in its place.
GROW APART O Become distant, stop having a close relationship O Eg: We used to be good friends at school but we have GROWN APART.