Phrasal verbs

Heloo everybody to this course. We’ll talk about special verbs in english language. They are called Phrasal verbs.

A phrasal verb is a verb + a preposition. The addition of the preposition changes the meaning of the first verb.

 

Examples:

Example:

Meaning:

Break inBreak down

Break up

Break out

Enter with force.Stop.

End a relationship.

To run away, to escape.

The placement of the preposition is not always after the verb, sometimes they are separated by the object. Example: Look a word up in the dictionnary.

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