Phrasal Verbs for Banking

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Exercise 1 Match the phrasal verb to its meaning Exercise 2 Complete the gap with one of the phrasal verbs above Exercise 3 Multiple-choice

Phrasal Verbs with ACROSS

If you are approaching learning phrasal verbs by the particle, the category with across is fortunately quite small. There are 2 main meanings to phrasal verbs with across.  The first is similar to a preposition of movement with an action verb + across to mean to get from one side to another (as in on a road for example).  The … Read More

PHRASAL VERBS WITH OUT

Using Phrasal Verbs or Multi-Word Verbs can be a tricky business. There are also so many, that learning them might seem like climbing a mountain. However, when you find out (discover) that many phrasal verbs have similar meanings, the list you need to learn gets a lot shorter. Organising PHRASAL VERBS into categories is a useful method as it will … Read More

PHRASAL VERBS WITH BACK

Some phrasal verbs with back can be grouped together.  Look at the following: bring back / take back / put back go back / head back / drive back pay back / win back All the phrasal verbs above have a similar meaning.   Can you guess what it is? Answer: RETURN   Check out the examples in context below: Bring … Read More

USING GO AS A PHRASAL VERB

Try to use Phrasal Verbs such as GO as much as possible. Native English speakers typically use plenty of Phrasal Verbs. This is especially true in speaking and conversation. This is just a short list of Phrasal Verbs with GO – there are many more. to go on (1) – to continue.  He never seems to get to the end … Read More

USING LOOK AS A PHRASAL VERB

to look after someone or something – to take care of / to be responsible for.  I’m looking after my sister’s children while she’s on holiday. to look up to someone – to admire / to respect.  She thinks the world of her older brother.  She really looks up to him. to look around – to try to find something … Read More

USING TAKE AS A PHRASAL VERB

Use Phrasal Verbs such as TAKE as much as possible. Native English speakers typically use plenty of Phrasal Verbs in everyday conversational English.  This is just a short list of Phrasal Verbs with TAKE – there are many more. PHRASAL VERB TAKE to take up – to start learning or doing something new.  She took up dancing when she was just 3 … Read More

USING COME AS A PHRASAL VERB

come up with – to have an idea. He came up with a solution to the problem immediately. come around – to return to consciousness. He took a couple of minutes to come around after he fainted and knocked his head. come down with – to get sick. I think I’m coming down with a cold. come out – to … Read More