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In this video you could hear and see 4 ‘phrasal verbs’,used in songs:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVY21XC1R4Iturn downput awaycare aboutpick upThey are quite important because people use them allthe time in everyday English!
In everyday English we use these forms very often:throw awaylook forput onstand upturn aroundget out...‘get out’ is a ‘phrasal verb’It consists of a verb and a particle, a short word.Together they function as a verb, with a particularmeaning. ‘get in’ is not the same as ‘get out’.
Have a look at the following pictures.What’s happening?What’s the person doing?You’ll see that we use phrasal verbs all the time.
Other examples:Turn round, so I can see the back.If you don’t feel well, go and lie down.All these phrasal verbs are quite easy to understandbecause the verb is similar to a particularmovement,you can mime these verbs with your body.⇒ literal meaning= the meaning is a movement
Have a good look at these examples:1. I will give up my job!2. She picks up English very easily.3. The plane takes off late.1. = stop, quit2. = learn3. = leave the groundThese phrasal verbs are not so easy to understand.You have to study their meaning.=> idiomatic/figurative meaningThey are very important in everyday English.
In the lesson on Wednesday we will do exercises onthe literal use and the figurative useof phrasal verbs.Thank you for watching!