Phrasal Verbs 2

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This list is the second fifteen of the list of 150 most common phrasal verbs made by the linguists Mélodie Garnier and Norbert Schmitt. You can see the full list here.

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16. GIVE UP = stop having or doing 17. MAKE UP = be the parts that form something (often used in the passive with 'of') 18. END UP = finally do or be something, especially when you don't expect it 19. GET BACK = arrive somewhere again, especially your home (+ to + place) 20. LOOK UP = raise your eyes 21. FIGURE OUT = think about until you understand / plan (more common in USA) 22. SIT DOWN = change from standing to sitting 23. GET UP = change from lying or sitting to standing (more casual than 'stand up') 24. TAKE OUT = remove from a container (+ of before a noun) 25. COME ON = we say this to encourage someone to go faster or try harder 26. GO DOWN = move to a lower place (+ to + place) 27. SHOW UP = arrive at or come to an event / meeting (especially if there's something surprising) 28. TAKE OFF = remove clothes or jewellery 29. WORK OUT = think about until you understand / plan (more common in UK) 30. STAND UP = change from lying or sitting to standing (less casual than 'get up') Try an exercise about these phrasal verbs here.
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