WORDS, WORDS, WORDS
There are many reasons why phrasal verbs are confusing. Often the meaning of a phrasal verb is very different from the meaning of the verb alone.
As well, the same phrasal verb may have more than one meaning. For example:GET – to obtain something
Ex: Please get me some milk.
GET AWAY – 1.to escape; 2. to go on holiday
Ex: The criminal got away from the police.
Ex: I’m going to get away this weekend.
A great way to help you to learn phrasal verbs is to always link the phrasal verb with a particular image or situation in your mind. For example, when I hear the phrasal verb GET AWAY, I imagine a criminal running away from the police. As well, when I think of GET AWAY, I can imagine myself planning a holiday. Linking a phrasal verb to a particular idea or situation can help you to remember how and when to use it.
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