8 must-know BE phrasal verbs V

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Though extremely common, using “BE + away” is pretty simple and straightforward. Basically, we use it when we want to say someone is not available. There are 3 prepositions that commonly succeed (come after) “BE + away”: 5-He’s away…(from/on/for) How often do you talk to your husband while he’s away?! = How often do you […]

8 must-know BE phrasal verbs IV

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4-I’m over…(over at/over with) I’m over her/him (girlfriend/boyfriend)! = I’m not thinking about her anymore (after the break-up). She means nothing to me. We also say it when we lose interest in something we were actually very excited about at some point: I’m over it ([it] can be anything). Example: A: How about another pool […]

8 must-know BE phrasal verbs II

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As promised, there is Part 2 of the 8 must-know phrasal verbs, so enjoy it and feel free to ask questions if you’re not sure about anything. If you haven’t checked out Part 1 of the 8 must-know phrasal verbs, DO IT NOW! 2-I’m up…(up for/up to/up against) I’m up for some ice cream! = […]

8 must-know BE phrasal verbs

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I just can’t tell you how DARN IMPORTANT phrasal verbs are for English learners in general, which is why I created a whole section for them on this website. I have taught hundreds of advanced students over the past 7 years and what I have realized is that most of them are never comfortable using […]