phrasal verbs - 句動詞 と呼ばれるもの。
phrasal verbs are important - because they come up often in English, and they can cause confusion for non-natives.

So what is a phrasal verb ?
It is a unique part of speech composed of a verb and a preposition.


With the phrasal verb, the words together often means something different from the words individually and that can cause the confusion.

So it's very good to have knowledge of the essentials, and often used phrasal verbs.

Before we get onto some, we also must realize phrasal verbs function according to the same grammar rules. Past tense, present tense, future tense,

We can say, they had to get out.
They were getting out.
They got out.
They will get out.

So now, let's get onto some phrasal verbs.

1. GET OUT - to escape
(get out には様々な意味があるが、ここでは脱出する、という意味で使います。
I could say "the house was on fire. The family had to get out."

2. FED UP - unhappy, tired, angry,
I am fed up with ~

3. CUT OFF - lose electric connection

If you're on the phone or in Skype, and you can't hear you can say, I'm sorry, we were cut off.

4. CUT IT OFF - to tell someone to stop doing something

My sister is shouting. I told her to cut it off. (= I told her to stop shouting.)

5. TAKE ON - to accept more work

In a meeting, your boss could say I need you to take on more reports for next week.

He wants you to accept more work, and do more reports.

6. LIGHT UP - to become happy

I will light up when I get good exam results.

GO over the video again and write down your own examples for each of the phrasal verbs. then try to use them im comversation.

Those are some of the best way to learn new parts to speech, and new vocabulary or anything.

Write and se they are active processes.

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We can do more phrasal verbs, exam preparation, conversation practice, anything you need.

So until I see you i a classroom on Cambly, I will say bye for now.