Fonti letterarie. -
Fonti Lessicografiche. -
Dizionari: Dicios - Sansoni - Word
Coniugazione: Verbix -
Sommario: 1. Phrasal verbs: the basics. – 2. Phrasal verbs: what they mean. – 3. Particle on phrasal verbs. -
2. look up: You can look up any new words in your dictionary.
3. You can find the meaning of any new words in your dictionary.
4. get through: I tried to phone her but I couldn‘t get through.
5. I tried to phone her but I couldn’t get a connection.
6. make out: I just can’t make Jim out at all.
7. I just can’t understand Jim’s behaviour.
8. Particles are small words wich you already know as preposition or adverbs.
9. Here are some of the most common phrasal verb particles: about, (a)round, at, away, back, down, for, in, into, off, on, out, over, through, to, up.
10. You need to know the meaning of the whole phrasal verbs as a unit.
2. The basic meanings in the verbs in fc2/1 refer to concrete actions, but when they are part of phrasal verbs, they often have abstract meaning too.
3. give: I gave my essay in yesterday.
4. Her parents finally gave in and let her go to the party.
6. Cover: She always felt overshadowed by her older, more successful, sister.
7. Cross: He overstepped the mark when he said that.
8. Will you be staying overnight?
9. Under- may indicate less than the desidered amount (a), or something below another thing (b), or some kind of negative behaviour (c).
10. Less: Don’t underestimate the time it will take.
12. Below: It’s quiet wet underfoot? Did it rain last night?
13. Below: The underlying question is a very difficult one.
14. Negative: I wish you would not undermine everything I do.
15. Negative: He did it a very in a very underhand way.
16. Up- can suggest a change of some kind, often positive.
17. The airline upgraded me to businnes class.
18. There has been an upturn in the economy.
19. Cross- (from across) usually indicates a link between two separated things.
20. Cross-border cooperation has led to a number of arrests of drug smugglers.
21. Cross-cultural misunderstanding often happen.
4. Jack invited me out: let’s go out together.
5. Rosie invited me in: Please come in!
6. Jil invited me over: Come to our place.
7. Paul invited me round: Come to my house for dinner or a drink.
8. Mark invited me up: come upstairs to my flat.
9. Susie invited me along: come with us!
10. Bill invited me back: come back home with me.