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V.9.3.1 - Common phrasal verbs

Phrasal Verb - 'Drop off'

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Let’s take a look at the phrasal verb ‘drop off’.  As you know, phrasal verbs can have more than one meaning. In this cartoon, ‘drop off’ means both ‘fall off’ and ‘fall asleep’. For example:

1) Drop off – similar to fall

The boys dropped stones off the cliff

2) Drop off – fall asleep

Pick Up

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Let’s take a look at the phrasal verb ‘pick up’. In this cartoon it has two meanings:

1) Pick up – to lift an object with the hands

'Keep your back straight when you pick the TV up.'

2) Pick up – learn something without effort

'It's possible to pick up enough English in two weeks to get by on your trip to London.'