Топ-20 фразовых глаголов английского языка
Фразовый глагол – это глагол со следующим за ним предлогом или наречием, которые придают ему новое значение (то есть значение, отличающееся от значения этого глагола без предлога или наречия). В данной статье мы представляем Вашему вниманию 20 самых распространенных фразовых глаголов английского языка.
1) Give up
If you «give up» doing something, you stop doing it.
Example: She gave up smoking.
2) Call off
If you «call off» an event, you cancel it.
Example: They called off the meeting.
3) Look after
If you «look after» someone, you take care of them.
Example: He looked after me while I was sick.
4) Put off
If you «put something off», you postpone it and do it at a later time.
Example: They put off the tennis match because of the weather.
5) Carry on
If you «carry on», you continue doing something.
Example: Carry on doing that until I get back.
6) Look forward to
If «you’re looking forward to» something, you are excited and pleased about it.
Example: We’re really looking forward to the trip.
7) Break up
If two people «break up», they stop having a relationship.
Example: They broke up after 3 months together.
8) Deal with
If you «deal with» a problem, you try to find a solution to it.
Example: We’re dealing with it.
9) Pass out
If someone «passes out», they lose consciousness.
Example: He passed out because it was so hot.
10) Look up
If you «look up», you find a meaning in a dictionary/ encyclopedia/ the Internet.
Example: Look it up in the dictionary.
11) Turn into
If something «turns into», it becomes.
Example: The situation soon turned into a nightmare.
12) Hang up
If you «hang up», you end a telephone conversation by putting down the phone.
Example: She wished him a happy birthday then hung up.
13) Call back
If you «call back», you return a telephone call.
Example: I’ll call you back later.
14) Pick up
If you «pick up» something, you take something in your hands.
Example: I picked up the money from the ground then left.
15) Speak up
If you «speak up», you speak more loudly.
Example: Could you speak up, please? I can’t hear you from here.
16) Come up with
If you «come up with», you think of something.
Example: I think we’ve come up with a good solution to the problem.
17) Get along
If you «get along» with someone, you have a good relationship with them.
Example: I get along really well with my brother.
18) Make up
If you «make up» something, you invent it.
Example: You made up that story, didn’t you?
19) Turn up
If you «turn up» somewhere, you arrive at that place.
Example: He turned up half-an-hour late.
If you «end up» somewhere, you arrive at that place eventually.
Example: We ended up at Tom’s house last night.