Categoría: Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. The examples will help you understand the meanings. If you think of each phrasal verb as a separate verb with a specific meaning, you will be able to remember it more easily. Like many other verbs, phrasal verbs often have more than one meaning.

Phrasal verbs — care for

Phrasal verb — care for Verb Meaning Example not care for someone/something not like (formal) I don’t care for his behaviour. Leer más →

Phrasal verbs — Care for

Phrasal Verbs — Care for Verb                                             Meaning                                                              Example not care for someone/something                not like (formal)                                          I don’t care for his behaviour. Leer más →

Phrasal Verbs — Calm down

Phrasal Verbs — Calm down Verb Meaning Example calm down relax after being angry You are still mad. You need to calm down before you drive the car. Leer más →

False Friends — Demand vs. Demandar

Damand vs. Demandar English Español Demand = Exigir Demandar = Sue Leer más →

Phrasal Verbs — Call (around, back, off, on, up)

Phrasal Verbs using CALL… Verb Meaning Example call around phone many different places/people We called around but we weren’t able to find the car part we needed. call someone back return a phone call I called the company back but the offices were closed for the weekend. call something off cancel Jason called the wedding off because he wasn’t in… Leer más →

Phrasal verbs — Bring down / up

Phrasal verbs — Bring down / up Verb Meaning Example bring someone down make unhappy This sad music is bringing me down. bring someone up raise a child My grandparents brought me up after my parents died. bring something up start talking about a subject My mother walks out of the room when my father brings up sports. Leer más →

Phrasal verbs — Break out

  Phrasal verbs — Break out Verb Meaning Example break out escape The prisoners broke out of jail when the guards weren’t looking. break out in something develop a skin condition I broke out in a rash after our camping trip. Leer más →

Phrasal Verbs — Break in

Phrasal verbs — Break in Verb Meaning Example Break up end a relationship My girlfriend and I broke up before she moved to Australia. Break up start laughing The children just broke up as soon as the clown walked on stage. Leer más →

Phrasal Verbs — Break in

  Phrasal verbs – Break in Verb Meaning Example Break in force entry to a building Somebody broke in last night and stole our stereo. Break into something enter forcibly The firemen had to break into the room to rescue the children. Break something in wear something a few times so that it doesn’t look/feel new I need to break… Leer más →

Phrasal verbs — Break down

  Phrasal verbs – Break down   Verb Meaning Example Break down Stop functioning (vehicle, machine) Our car broke down in middle of the highway. Break down Get upset The women broke down when the doctor told her that her daughter had died. Break something down Divide into smaller parts Our teacher broke the final project down into four separate… Leer más →

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