Phrasal verb

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Phrasal verb

  1. 1. by: babu G PHRASAL VERB
  2. 2. ? WHAT IS A PHRASAL VERB phrasal verb is a verb followed by a preposition or an adverb; the combination creates a meaning different from the original verb alone. by: babu G A
  3. 3. ask around break down dress up fall down get up Our car broke down at the side of the highway in the snowstorm. stop functioning phone many places/people We called around but different we weren't able to find the car part we needed. wear nice clothing fall to the ground get out of bed by: babu G call around I asked around but ask many people the nobody has seen my same question wallet. It's a fancy restaurant so we have todress up. The picture that you hung up last nightfell down this morning. I got up early today to study for my exam.
  4. 4. CLASSIFICATIONS  Phrasal verbs are part of a large group of verbs.  The preposition or adverb that follows the verb is sometimes called a particle. by: babu G verbs called “multi-part” or “multi-word”
  5. 5. SPOKEN ENGLISH  Phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs are an  However, they are mainly used in spoken English and informal texts. by: babu G important part of the English language.
  6. 6. TRANSITIVE AND INTRANSITIVE PHRASAL VERBS Some phrasal verbs are transitive. (A transitive verb always has an object.) Example : I completed my Homework. ('Excuse' is the object of the verb.)  Some phrasal verbs are intransitive intransitive verb does not have an object.) Example : I completed first. . (An by: babu G 
  7. 7. SEPARABLE OR INSEPARABLE PHRASAL VERBS  Some transitive phrasal verbs are separable. (The Example : I looked the word up in the dictionary.  Some transitive phrasal verbs are inseparable. (The object is placed after the preposition.) Example : I will look into the matter as soon as possible. by: babu G object is between the verb and the preposition.)
  8. 8.  Some transitive phrasal verbs can take an object in Example : I picked up the book. I picked the book up.  However, if the object is a pronoun, it must be placed between the verb and the preposition. Example : I picked it up. by: babu G both places.

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