Phrasal verbs

A fantastic explanation of phrasal verbs with GET,TAKE,HAVE,COME & GO

Here is an excellent picture showing you the different ways you can use phrasal verbs.

phrasal verbs get

A PHRASAL VERB is mainly used in spoken English and informal texts. They are made up by a verb plus a particle. The particle can change the meaning of the verb completely.

Here are some examples:

To look up.

To look down.

To look for a book that I lost in the library.

To look forward to the summer holidays.

There are no real rules to follow, you really just have to learn these phrases in context. The only real rule is that the particle either follows the verb or the subject.


Particle after the verb: Please write down what I am about to say.

Particle after the subject: Please write it down. („it“ is the subject)

Click here for a brilliant visual explanation of phrasal verbs


Exercises with phrasal verbs.


Schreib einen Kommentar

Deine E-Mail-Adresse wird nicht veröffentlicht. Erforderliche Felder sind markiert *


BSc(Hons) DipM, MTEFL
Im Kirchleösch 4
88662 Überlingen

+49 7551 91311
+49 175 16 33455