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Phrasal Verb - 'Get': 8 verbs you should know!

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'Don't let your problems get you down.'

A phrasal verb is a verb + preposition. Phrasal verbs are very common in English and can have more than one meaning. It is very important to learn phrasal verbs. The best way to learn them is to practise. Today we look at a few uses of the phrasal verb 'get'.

'make','take' and 'have' quiz.

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'Take a break, Mr. Elephant!'

Collocations are groups of words that naturally appear next to each other in sentences.

For example, we say 'I have a headache' and not 'I take a headache' or 'I make a headache'.  Now you know 'have' always  collocates with 'headache'! Easy!

Try and and see if you can complete the sentences below using 'make','take' or 'have'.

Reading: wedding and vocabulary match exercise

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The happy couple!

Read the following article about weddings in Britain and match up the descriptions to the key words in bold:

'weekend' idioms and more!

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A Sunday driver!

Here are some expressions that use words related to your favourite time of the week...the weekend!

Using 'have' and 'has'

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Maltese fishing boats

"Malta has colourful fishing boats."
"The fishermen have traditional boats."

Here are some points to remember when using 'have' and 'has'.

Let's start with the basics.

They can both be used to show possession and are important in making the 'perfect tenses'.
'Had' is the past tense of both 'has' and 'have'.

'-ed' and '-ing' adjectives: describing feelings and things

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'My holiday was relaxing. I felt really relaxed.'

Which sentences have mistakes?

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beach party

Is this sentence correct?  'Let's make a party'

Read through the sentences at the bottom of the page and decide if the sentences are 'correct' or if they have any mistakes. If you get any wrong, click 'Why?' to find out what the problem is with the incorrect sentences. Good luck!

Movie Lesson - Hancock

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How to use the 'Present Perfect'

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'I have been to Boston.'

Have/has + past participle makes the present perfect.

She has lost her bag.

They have taken a taxi

I have been to Australia

Personality Adjectives - 'What is she like?'

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perosonality adjectives

'How would you describe her personality?'