Why are phrasal verbs necessary?
Phrasal verbs are important to learn because they are used by native English speakers everyday. They make up a large part of the English language and in order to fully understand what natives are saying, it is important to learn as many phrasal verbs as possible. In this article, you are going to learn 10 very commonly used phrasal verbs.
Phrasal verbs are among some of the most difficult things for English learners. The reason is because there are thousands of phrasal verbs and they are so different than what the verb itself actually means.
Let’s first begin this lesson by looking at what a phrasal verb is: A phrasal verb is two or three words put together made from a verb and a preposition or to preposition. When the preposition changes with the verb the phrasal verb takes on an entirely new meaning. when phrasal verbs have three words they are known as three part phrasal verbs.
Phrasal verbs can be used both concretely and abstractly what this means is that in a concrete form a phrasal verb can be used physically. Abstractly A phrasal verb can also be used in an abstract way which means it can be used to describe a thought feeling or an emotion. Now let’s take a look at 10 Common phrasal verbs that every English learner should know.
How many of these phrasal verbs have you already heard of? How many of these phrasal verbs are new to you?
Don’t forget to watch this video about the 10 phrasal verbs you learned about in this article!