What are they?
Phrasal verbs are verbs that contain multiple words.
Like regular verbs, there are thousands, but you can find an extensive list below.
Now that you’ve seen plenty of examples, it’s time to learn how they can and can’t be used. The video below is very helpful.
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Phrasal verbs are short expressions of 2 words that act as one action.
Their meaning is not the same as the meaning of the 2 words separately.
er e ar e som e exampl es:
e a Quiz to s e e which on es you know:
M A bl eaning: essing in disguis e is som ething that s e ems to b e bad but actually th er e is a positive r esult.
I wasn’t acc
ept ed to my first choic e school, but it was a bl b essing in disguis e ecaus e anoth er school acc ept ed m e and that’s wh er e I m et my wif e.
Having a baby in high school was
a blessing in disguise since it turned his life in a positive direction by making him realize he had to grow up himself.
etim es w e don’t s e e a bl right away – it could b essing in disguis e e y ears b efor e w e s e e th e bl essing.
Which of th
es e sounds lik e a bl essing in disguis e?
a. I had no mon
ey, th en won th e lott ery.
en I tripp ed and f ell on th e str e et, I hurt mys elf but found $100.
c. I fail
ed my t est, but my mom still bought m e ic e cr eam.
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Cutting corners is to take the fastest way to finish something in order to do less work, however th
e r esult is also l ess er.
er stud ents’ hom ework is just cutting corn ers – you may fool th e t each er but you won’t l earn.
e big assignm ent was du e Thursday morning and W edn esday h e hadn’t start ed, so h e cut corn ers to finish.
ers will only g et you so far – ev entually you will b e pass ed ov er by those who work hard er.
e or Fals e? Wh en you cut corn ers, you…
1. Work as hard as you can
eav e out d etails
3. Finish quickly
4. Do th
e b est job possibl e
5. Will always succ
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Before student orientation that will kick off this weekend, we just finished our 3 day teacher orientation, 2 days online and 1 day in person. We don’t have any new teachers this year because everybody is returning either from last year or many years ago!
Welcome back, everyone! We talked about our teaching materials, lesson planning, classroom management especially for this COVID-era, and a bunch of other things. Good luck and health with a new school year!
An acronym is a group of letters that stand for a phrase (each letter stands for a word).
exampl e, U.S. is an acronym for United Stat es.
er e ar e som e mor e common acronyms and exampl es of how w e us e th em:
RSVP – Répondez S’il Vous Plaît (please reply) Remember to RSVP for the party by Friday. Billy needs to know how many people will be there. ASAP – As Soon as Possible Your car is parked illegally. You should move it ASAP to avoid getting a ticket. TBA – To be Announced The date for the first day of class is TBA but will be sometime in September. N/A – Not Applicable This section about kids is N/A – You don’t have to fill it out since you don’t have kids. AKA – Also Known As I love New York, AKA the Big Apple. DOB – Date of Birth ETA – Estimated Time of Arrival The ETA of my package to my home is 7 days. It should arrive by then. BC/AD – Before Christ/Anno Domini (in the year of the lord) The Punic Wars took place from 264-146 BC. RIP – Rest in Peace RIP to my grandfather who was a great man. AM/PM – ante merīdiem (before midday)/post merīdiem (after midday) Is your flight at 8 o’clock AM or PM?
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