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Phrasal verbs and full verbs
Full verbs are often more formal, phrasal verbs are usually
Examples: I ENTERED my flat. I WENT IN my flat.
Can you PURCHASE some milk on your way home?
Can you PICK UP some milk on your way home?
(also BUY and GET)
Phrasal Verb: She GOT OVER her illness - Full Verb: She RECOVERED FROM her
Phrasal Verb: The dog WENT FOR me - Full Verb: The dog ATTACKED me.
Phrasal Verb: Liz hadn't BARGAINED FOR this - Full Verb: Liz hadn't EXPECTED
Phrasal Verb: It suddenly DAWNED ON her - Full Verb: She suddenly REALISED. (it
crossed my mind, became apparent)
Phrasal Verb: I FEEL FOR them. - Full Verb: I SYMPATHISED with them.
Phrasal Verb: The police LOOKED INTO it - Full Verb: The police INVESTIGATED it.
Phrasal Verb: He GAVE me the money BACK - Full Verb: He RETURNED the money to
Phrasal Verb: We’ve TALKED it OVER. - Full Verb: We’ve DISCUSSED it.
Phrasal Verb: She DID UP her jacket. - Full Verb: She CLOSED her jacket.
Phrasal Verb: Don’t WIND me UP. - Full Verb: Don’t MAKE me ANGRY.
Phrasal Verb: He WENT ROUND her house. - Full Verb: He VISITED her house.
Phrasal Verb: Craig LAUNCHED INTO a long grammar explanation - Full Verb: Craig
BEGAN a long grammar explanation.
Phrasal Verb: Harry HIT ON a brilliant idea. - Full Verb: Harry THOUGHT OF a
Phrasal Verb: This problem mustn't COME BETWEEN us. - Full Verb: This problem
mustn't DIVIDE us.
Phrasal Verb: This pronoun STANDS FOR my sexual orientation. - Full Verb: This
pronoun SYMBOLISES/REPRESENTS my sexual orientation.
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