Phrasal verbs in context by Peter Dainty

Phrasal verbs in context

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Phrasal verbs in context Peter Dainty ebook
Publisher: Macmillan
Format: pdf
Page: 96
ISBN: 0333564227, 9780333564226

The prasal verbs are easy to learn, if you learn them in context. One important to be put in mind is that idiomatic expression such as phrasal verbs depend on their context. Write down: to copy; to record. This volume places phrasal verbs within the context of sentences, and presents hundreds of examples and exercises. With my students I've generally found that the best way to PICK UP phrasal verbs is to treat them like any other word: when you COME ACROSS one you don't know, LOOK it UP in the dictionary and use it as much as possible. You don't really need to worry about memorizing them, but you need to know that they exist so that you can recognize them in context. They might also be used as adjectives, such as spaced-out, burned-out, broken-down and many others. That you are familiar with, and the meaning of the phrasal verb should be clear from the context of the sentence. Phrasal verb is a combination of a verb (an action word like look, take, set) and a preposition (a short connecting word like up, out, over) in which the preposition gives the verb a new meaning. It helps to Therefore, the context in which a phrasal verb is used will determine the intended meaning of that phrasal verb. The list here is not to be learnt by heart rather to write more examples and to use the phrasal verbs in context. Each Phrasal verb may have more than one equivalent Kannada translation depending on the context in which it appears. Turn down: refuse; lower the volume. According to the theory, the sentences must be taken from your life, or from a film, book, song, etc. Yes, you could try to learn with a vocabulary book, but vocabulary is more useful and usable when you learn it in context. It is because of ambiguous nature of the Phrasal verbs. In this sense, we can say that the meaning is idiomatic - in other words the phrase can't be translated word searching for information in a reference book or online.

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