8 Must-Know BE Phrasal verbs VII

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Apology for this belated post.  The 7th must-know BE phrasal verb is  “BE+ABOUT” . First of all, the most obvious and straightforward meaning of “about” is “regarding”. 7-Be about… A: I’ve just finished reading a very interesting book. B: Really? What is it about? = What is the story of the book? What is the […]

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 […]