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Phrasal Verbs

Os phrasal verbs são muito importantes para se expressar como um falante nativo do inglês. Os verbos frasais são até mais importantes no inglês do dia-a-dia, porque com eles fala-se de forma informal, o que fazemos a toda hora em português.

 Let´s see:
  • Ask out: ask someone to go on a date
  • Bring about: cause
  • Bring up: 1) rear children 2) mention or introduce a topic
  • Call back: return a telephone call
  • Call in: ask to come to an official place for a special reason
  • Call on*: 1) visit 2) ask a student a question in class
  • Call up: call on the telephone
  • Check in*: register at a hotel
  • Check into*: investigate
  • Check out: 1) borrow a book from a library 2) investigate
  • Cheer up: make (someone) feel happier
  • Clean up: make clean and orderly
  • Come across*: find by chance
  • Cross out: draw a line through
  • Cut out: stop an annoying activity
  • Do over: repeat
  • Drop in (on)*: visit informally
  • Drop off: leave something/someone somewhere
  • Drop out (of)*: stop going to school or class
  • Figure out: find the answer by logic
  • Fill out: complete a form
  • Find out: discover information
  • Get along (with)*: to have a good relationship with
  • Get back (from): 1) return from somewhere 2) receive again
  • Get in, get into*: 1) enter a car 2) arrive
  • Get off*: leave any vehicle
  • Get on*: enter any vehicle
  • Get out of*: 1) leave a car 2) avoid some unpleasant activity
  • Get over*: recover from an illness
  • Get through*: finish
  • Get up*: arise from bed, a chair etc.
  • Give back: return something to someone
  • Give up: stop doing something
  • Go over*: review or check
  • Grow up*: become an adult
  • Kick out (of): force (someone) to leave
  • Look after*: take care of
  • Look out (for)*: be careful
  • Look over: review or check
  • Look up: look for information in a reference book
  • Make up: 1) invent 2) do past work
  • Name after: give a baby the name of someone else
  • Pass away*: die
  • Pass out: 1) distribute 2) lose consciousness
  • Pick out: select
  • Pick up: 1) go to get someone 2) take in one’s hand
  • Point out: call someone’s attention to
  • Put away: remove to an appropriate place
  • Put back: return to original position
  • Put off: postpone
  • Put on: dress
  • Put out: extinguish a cigarette, fire
  • Put up with*: tolerate
  • Run into: meet by chance
  • Run across: find by chance
  • Run out (of): finish a supply of something
  • Show up*: appear, come to
  • Shut off: stop a machine, equipment, light etc.
  • Take after*: resemble
  • Take off: 1) remove clothing 2) leave on a trip 3) leave the ground (aeroplane)
  • Take out: 1) take someone on a date 2) remove
  • Take over: take control
  • Throw away: discard; get rid of
  • Throw out: discard; get rid of
  • Throw up: vomit
  • Try on: put on clothing to see if it fits
  • Turn down: decrease volume
  • Turn in: 1) submit classwork 2) go to bed
  • Turn off: stop a machine, equipment, light etc.
  • Turn on: start a machine, equipment, light etc.
  • Turn out: extinguish a light
  • Turn up: increase volume or intensity

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