Arxiu mensual: juliol de 2014

PHRSAL VERB OF THE DAY : “TAKE ON”

TO TAKE ON: Meaning: fight or  compete against someone USE: fgured, probably, when we fight against somebody phisically, we take him/her or them with our hands, we put our hands on him/her. Metaphorically we catch our opponents or adversaries with … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERBS WITH THE PARTICLE “AWAY”

There are three phrasal verbs with the particle “AWAY” from the Top 100 Phrasal Verbs List: Give away, put away and throw away  EXAMPLES                                 … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY:

To come out: meaning: to reveal that one is a gay man USE: basic+metaphorical   The Guardian Sport Ian Thorpe Ian Thorpe COMES OUT as gay in Parkinson interview The Australian swimming champion tells a private tale of depression, alcohol problems … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY : SCARE AWAY

To scare away: meaning: cause sb to go away by frightening him/her. USE:movement from a given place Opinions from The Washington Post  The tea party risks SCARING AWAY voters          1429    More Supporters of U.S. Sen. Thad … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERBS IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S FICTION: THE WAVES: PAGE 10

There are four phrasal verbs in The Waves, page 10, To go in, to lay out, to pick up and to hand in : To go in:Meaning: enterText: ” Now we must GO IN together”USE: basic To lay out:Meaning: arrange … Continua llegint

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PROPOSAL OF GOOGLE ‘S PHRASAL VERB: “TO GOOGLE AROUND”

TO GOOGLE AROUND: WHAT COULD BE THE MEANING OF “TO GOOGLE AROUND” AS A PHRASAL VERB? A  PROPOSAL  COULD BE : TO TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD WITH GOOGLE EARTH; TO RIDE ACROSS CITIES , TOWNS AND VILLAGES WITH GOOGLE MAPS… … Continua llegint

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TRI-TRADUCTOR: PARAULA DEL DIA “AFRONTAR”

 La paraula del Delta de l’Ebre per avui és:AFRONTAR English:RESPECT OR FEAR SOMETHING, BLUSH; Delta de l’Ebre: AFRONTAR ; Català: FER RESPECTE O POR UNA COSA, RUBORITZAR –

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TRI-TRANSLATOR’S WORD OF THE DAY: “RESPECT”

The Delta de l’Ebre’s word for today is: AFRONTAR English: RESPECT OR FEAR SOMETHING, BLUSH; Delta de l’Ebre: AFRONTAR;Catalan: FER RESPECTE O POR UNA COSA;  

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY : SHAKE UP

To skake up:  Meaning: re-organize. The noun shakeup is formed from this verb.   USE: completion+metaphorical The Guardian News Media BBC BBC’s TV production SHAKEUP could extend to news, radio and online ‘Compete or Compare’ strategy could open more areas … Continua llegint

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: STEP DOWN

To step down: meaning: to dismiss USE:completion+metaphorical Butler-Sloss:  Downing Street adds its backing as the retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse review rejects calls to “TO STEP DOWN over her family connection with a previous probe. Why are … Continua llegint

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