Notes On Phrasal Verbs - Intro Activity - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
A phrase that consists of a verb with a preposition or adverb or both, the meaning of which is different from the meaning of its separate parts is called a phrasal verb. For example: 'Give up' is a phrasal verb that means 'stop doing' something, which is very different from 'give'. The word or words that modify a verb in this manner can also go under the name particle. Phrasal verbs can be divided into groups: Intransitive verbs These don't take an object She had an argument, but she made up now. Inseparable verbs The object must come after the particle. They are looking after their ailing parents. Separable verbs With some separable verbs, the object must come between the verb and the particle: The quality of his work sets him apart from his rivals.

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A phrase that consists of a verb with a preposition or adverb or both, the meaning of which is different from the meaning of its separate parts is called a phrasal verb. For example: 'Give up' is a phrasal verb that means 'stop doing' something, which is very different from 'give'. The word or words that modify a verb in this manner can also go under the name particle. Phrasal verbs can be divided into groups: Intransitive verbs These don't take an object She had an argument, but she made up now. Inseparable verbs The object must come after the particle. They are looking after their ailing parents. Separable verbs With some separable verbs, the object must come between the verb and the particle: The quality of his work sets him apart from his rivals.
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