Every Day Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs that you should know and use properly and frequently: 

  1. I have been looking for my favourite pen everywhere

(I have been searching for my favourite pen everywhere)

  1. The Titanic went down in 1912.

The Titanic sank in 1912

2.bis. Finally my career chances at UNO went down.

  1. I’ve never been able to add up very well.

I have never been able to calculate very well.

  1. It’s hard to put by any money if you are on a low salary.

It is hard to save any money if you are on a low salary.

  1. I need to draw up a timetable revision before my exam

I need to separate a timetable revision before my exam

  1. I have hung on to all my old toys.

I still have all my old toys.

  1. Mrs Jones recalled the question of the parking at the meeting.

Mrs Jones brought up the questions of parking at the meeting.

  1. Some hobbies may take over people’s lives.

Some hobbies may dominate people’s lives.

  1. I need to sort out my desk; it is a bit of a mess.

I need to order my desk; it is a bit of a mess.

  1. I think you need to analyse the deal carefully before buying a second-hand car.

I think you need to look into the deal carefully before buying a second-hand car.

  1. A role mole is someone you look up to.

A role mole is someone you admire.

  1. Chop up the onion into small pieces.

Cut the onions into small pieces.

  1. What sort of hobby should I take up?

What sort of hobby should I start?

  1. Face up the fact that your work is poor.

Accept the fact that your work is poor.

  1. The police went after the bank robbers.

The police catch the bank robbers.

  1. The rollercoaster ride made him throw up.

The rollercoaster ride made him sick.

  1. I need to come up with some holidays ideas.

I need to prepare some holidays ideas.

TO ADD UP:  Calculate

The various building programmes add up to 1 million.

The proposals do not add up much to the causes.

TO DRAW UP:  to prepare an extra time.

In need to draw up my agenda….

I need to straighten my timetable…..

Enjoy !! @beatrizacosta

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