The confusion about phrasal verbs has always provoked jokes about the lunacy of the English language, where a house can burn down while it burns up. You must bear in mind that some phrasal verbs that are used in slang are not commonly used in standard English. Here are some phrasal verbs for you to enjoy and to make your teachers happy. And don't forget to have a look at next pages where you'll find more information on modern colloquial English phrases!:
HOLD UP— 1) Rob. Last week three stores were held up ( were robbed).
2) Last. This car did not hold up as long as my Dad’s (Моя машина не продержалась так долго, как …
BLOW SOMEBODY AWAY — to amaze someone: The new show at Lido blew us away!
HIT SMB UP — ask somebody to give or lend you money. She keeps hitting me up after each we
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