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Phrasal verbs

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Phrasal verbs

  1. 1. PHRASAL VERBS <br />Karen L. Álvarez R.<br />English IV <br />2011-2<br />Pontificia Universidad Javeriana<br />Cali <br />
  2. 2. APPLY FOR<br />(Meaning: make a formal requestforsomething)<br />- He appliedforthejob he sawadvertised in thenewpaper<br />
  3. 3. BEEF UP <br />( Meaning: improve, make more substantial)<br />- Shebeef up hispresentationwithdiagrams and statistics<br />
  4. 4. BREAK AWAY<br />Meaning: escape fromcaptivity<br />- A fewanimalsbrokeawayfromthepaddock<br />
  5. 5. BREAK DOWN <br />Meaning: ceasetofuntionor lose the control of onesemotions<br />- My parentsbrokedownwhentheyheardthebadnews<br />
  6. 6. BREAK INTO<br />Meaning: enterbyforce<br /><ul><li>Burglarsbrokeintothehousearoundmidnight</li></li></ul><li>BREAK OUT<br />Meaning: startsuddenly<br />- Riotingbrokeout as a result of the strike <br />
  7. 7. FIGURE OUT<br />Meaning: Understand, find a solution<br />- We’llhaveto figure out a waytosell more products<br />
  8. 8. GET RID OF <br />Meaning: eliminate<br />- Itisdifficulttogetrid of badhabits<br />
  9. 9. JOIN IN <br />Meaning: participate<br />- He wastooshytojoin in thegame<br />
  10. 10. KICK OFF <br />Meaning: begin, start<br />- Thefootball match kicked off at 3’ oclock<br />

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