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PHRASAL VERBS IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S FICTION: THE WAVES: Page 7

THE WAVES:  page 7 In this page, there are fivephrasals verbs: burst out, spread up, screw up, and carry off. To burst outMeaning: suddenly say or shout somethingText: ” … to comfort her when she bursts out”USE: Emphasis To spread … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: CREEP UP ON LAKE MICHIGAN’S SHORES

To creep up: Meaning: if something creeps up, it happens slowly or gradually so that you do no notice it happening. USE: basic Meaning NYTIMES/U.S CREEPING UP  on Unsuspecting Shores: The Great Lakes, in a Welcome Turnaround By JULIE BOSMANJUNE 28, … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERBS WITH THE PARTICLE “OFF”

Today we begin to study the use of the particle “OFF” in  three phrasal verbs: These verbs are: To cut off, to drop off, to get off USES                         … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: NEYMAR STEPS UP AGAINST CHUILE

Brazil’s Neymar STEPS UP against Chile to keep World Cup dream alive meaning of step up: to increase something USE: upward, completion+ metaphoricaltheguardian Sport Football Neymar Brazil’s Neymar steps up against Chile to keep World Cup dream alive Hosts far too … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY : KNOCK OUT

World Cup 2014: a colourful carnival  Phrasal verb of the day: KNOCK OUT Meaning: to defeat a team USE: Basic , elimination Note: a knockout is the noun formed from the phrasal veb World Cup 2014: a colourful carnival of … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERBS WITH THE PARTICLE ON: CONTINUATION

Following the study of phrasal verbs with the THE PARTICLE “ON”,here we have the last three “ON” phrasal verbs from the Top 100 list: PHRASAL VERBS: HOLD ON, PUT ON, TURN ON  USE               … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY : HIPPOS TAKE OVER COLOMBIA?

BBC NEWS A herd of hippopotamuses once owned by the late Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar HAVE BEEN TAKING OVER the countryside near his former ranch – no-one quitre knows waht to do with them To take over: Meaning : to … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: PICK UP GRAVITY’S AWARDS

 PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: PICK UP TEXT FROM THEGUARDIAN : “Gravity tops Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with seven wins.Alfonso Cuaron and Sandra Bullock PICKED UP awards for Gravity, while..,. Meaning: to collect  USE: (upward+figured)  theguardian Gravity tops Critics’ Choice Movie … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY

US secretary of state calls onCALL ON Kurds to stand with Baghdad as bbattle with Isis for Baiji oil refinery continuesattle with Isis for Baiji oil TO CALL ON Meaning : to request to undertake a particular activity USE: basic, metaphorical  … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERBS IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S FICTION: THE WAVES: Page 6

                                                      THE WAVES Page 6: there are three phrasal verbs on this page. 1. … Continua llegint

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