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Time Phrasal Verbs

Average: 4.3 (216 votes)

Time is like money, we never seem to have enough of it! Do you think you manage your time wisely? Are you good at getting things done on time? Today we look at 14 phrasal verbs that are related to how we use time.

Phrasal Verbs about Relationships

Average: 3.3 (59 votes)

Here are some phrasal verbs that we can use when talking about relationships we have with other people. Some of them are positive, some are negative.

Phrasal Verbs about Money

Average: 3.9 (20 votes)

Money. We never seem to have enough of it. We're broke when we don't have any and loaded when we have a lot. We can earn it, spend it, save it, lose it, borrow it, win it and more. With so many uses, it's no surprise that he have so many phrasal verbs about it.

English Phrasal Verbs Connected With Money

Beat somebody / something down (to something)

'Out' Phrasal Verbs

Average: 4.6 (128 votes)

Here are seven different phrasal verbs ending in the particle 'out'. How many of them do you recognise? Read through the sentences below and decide which phrasal verb is needed for each sentence. Then try to make your own sentences with at least three of the phrasal verbs listed. Good luck!

Relationship and Dating Expressions

Average: 4 (24 votes)

Last month we had an English lesson on dating phrasal verbs. Today we continue the theme by looking at more English expressions used to talk about relationships.

Look at the context of each sentence and choose the correct definition. Good luck!

'Up' Phrasal Verbs

Average: 3.6 (108 votes)

Do you find it easy to pick up (learn quickly) new phrasal verbs? Do you sometimes get confused and screw up (make a mistake) when you use them? Well, cheer up (become happier) because here are ten up phrasal verbs that will make your English sound more natural.

Dating Phrasal Verbs

Average: 4.4 (26 votes)

Dating can be tricky, particularly when you're dating (in a relationship with) an English speaker and there are so many phrasal verbs!

Here are some of the most common phrasal verbs related to dating.

Read through the sentences and see if you can decide which phrasal verb belongs in the sentence. Can you think of any more phrasal verbs related to dating? Tell us about your own dating experiences using these verbs if you have the time!

Weather Phrasal Verbs

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Idiom of the Day: Drift apart

Average: 3.8 (23 votes)

What's the catch?

Let's take a look at the verb drift and the phrasal verb drift apart:

Drift (verb) - When something is carried by currents of water (or air) it drifts. The water moves it, usually slowly:
"Didn't you notice that the boat was starting to drift out to sea?"

Phrasal Verbs about Telephoning

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A) Decide (using the words in brackets as clues) which phrasal verbs should be used with the 5 sentences:

Put on - Call back - Dial out - Get through - Get back to