Notes On Phrasal Verbs - CBSE Class 6 English Grammar
Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Phrasal verbs are mainly used in spoken English and informal texts. (The more formal a conversation or text, the less phrasal verbs are found.) Phrasal verbs consist of a verb plus a particle (preposition, adverb). The particle can change the meaning of the verb completely, e.g.: Examples; look up – consult a reference book (look a word up in a dictionary) look for – seek (look for your book) look forward – anticipate with pleasure (look forward to meeting your sister) Some Frequently Used Phrasal Verbs with: break, bring, call, carry, come, do, fall, get, go, keep, look, make, put, run, set, take, turn Position of the Particle The particle is placed either after the verb or after the object. Example: Write down the word. / Write the word down. If the object is a pronoun, however, the particle has to be placed after the pronoun (object). Example: Write it down. Bring it up Note; There are no rules that might explain how phrasal verbs are formed correctly - all you can do is look them up in a good dictionary and study their meanings. I

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Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Phrasal verbs are mainly used in spoken English and informal texts. (The more formal a conversation or text, the less phrasal verbs are found.) Phrasal verbs consist of a verb plus a particle (preposition, adverb). The particle can change the meaning of the verb completely, e.g.: Examples; look up – consult a reference book (look a word up in a dictionary) look for – seek (look for your book) look forward – anticipate with pleasure (look forward to meeting your sister) Some Frequently Used Phrasal Verbs with: break, bring, call, carry, come, do, fall, get, go, keep, look, make, put, run, set, take, turn Position of the Particle The particle is placed either after the verb or after the object. Example: Write down the word. / Write the word down. If the object is a pronoun, however, the particle has to be placed after the pronoun (object). Example: Write it down. Bring it up Note; There are no rules that might explain how phrasal verbs are formed correctly - all you can do is look them up in a good dictionary and study their meanings. I
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