TO BE UP TO PHRASAL VERBS VI Eng

Today we continue walking uo to the Arrow Way, looking into another three UP phrasal verbs more:

— TO MAKE UP 

— TO OWN UP

— TO PICK UP

UP USES                                               UP EXAMPLES
1. in an upward direction                       The smoke rose up
2. in an approaching direction                The boy run up to us
3. completion                                          He used the coal up
4. emphasis                                            Speak up! Hurry up!

To make up:
To invent a story
They made up a little poem and wrote it in the card
Use: UP completion.Metaphorical

To own up:
To admit you have done something bad or wrong 
Because none of the students owned up to breaking the window, they  all received 
a detention 
Use: UP completion.Metaphorical.

To pick up:
To lift someone or  something up from a surface
She rushed to pick up the baby as soon as it started to leave
Use: UP upward

 

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