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Phrasal Verbs Part-1



We are going to learn a few phrasal verbs now.


# break in :  to enter a building by force.

Example: 

Burglars had broken in while they were away.

 

bring up : raise a child

Example: 

My grandparents brought up ten children.

 

call off :  cancel

Example: 

The IPL was called off due the Covid Emergency.

 

catch up : to reach the same standard as someone else

Example: 

Mounika is studying hard these days in order to catch up with Pragathi.

 

do away with : discard or put an end to something

Example: 

It’s time to do away with the corrupt practices in Government offices.

 

drop out : to no longer take part in something

Example: 

Advani dropped out of active politics after the 2014 elections.

 

eat out : to eat in a restaurant

Example: 

Sudha eats out every Sunday.

 

figure out : understand something or solve a problem

Example: 

I can’t figure out what’s on his mind.

 

Practice:

Use the above phrasal verbs in your own sentences. 

 

                                                 


                  

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