Lesson 220: Fish For | English Phrasal Verb

June 21, 2017

 

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Fish For

Alternative Meaning: To ask or look for information

Example 1:

  • When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were fishing for more information.
  • When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were trying to get more information.

Example 2:

  • My mom knew the story was not true, so she started fishing for the truth with her questions.
  • My mom knew the story was not true, so she started trying to get the truth with her questions.

 

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Go After: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

June 7, 2017

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Go After - Inseparable Phrasal Verb

Go after can be used in a couple of different ways. In this lesson, we explain how to use it when you are talking about a sequence of events or to 'be next'.

Examples using sequence:

  • In the English alphabet, the letter 'B' comes after the letter 'A'.

 

Examples using it as 'to follow' or 'to be next':

  • In this lineup of people, I will go after the person in front of me.
  • Curtis is going to jump in the pool first, then I will go after him.

 

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Lesson 217: Go After | English Phrasal Verb

May 21, 2017

 

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Go After

Alternative Meaning: To be next or follow

Example 1:

  • When you are in a line-up, you go after the person in front of you.
  • When you are in a line-up, you are next after the person in front of you.

Example 2:

  • The letter C goes after the letter B in the English alphabet
  • The letter C follows the letter B in the English alphabet

 

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=giUS76svyMk

 

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Learning phrasal verbs from a list is not the best way to do it. You need to learn the meaning of phrasal verbs through the context of a situation. In our phrasal verb course, you will get two examples using the phrasal verb in each lesson. Once you have studied 10 lessons, you can test your knowledge using the phrasal verb stories.

The phrasal verb stories are the key to helping you understand the verbs that have multiple meanings and to comprehend what the phrasal verbs mean when you hear them. To learn more about the course and see an example of the lessons you will receive Click Here.

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Break Off: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

May 7, 2017

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Break Off - Separable Phrasal Verb

Break off has a few different meanings. In this lesson, we are going to focus on how it means 'to end a relationship'. You will hear it being used to describe a romantic relationship and also a business relationship.

Romantic relationship example:

  • Steve and Amanda had to break their relationship off (separable)
  • Steve and Amanda had to break off their relationship (used inseparably)

Business relationship example:

  • After 10 years of being in business together, John and Richie had to break it off.
  • John and Ritchie closed their restaurant and broke off their business relationship.

Note: You cannot use 'break off' to describe friendships. Only business relationships or romantic relationships.

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Lesson 214: Break Off #1 | English Phrasal Verb

April 21, 2017

 

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Break Off #1

Alternative Meaning: To end a relationship

Example 1:

  • It was a difficult decision but Julie broke it off with John.
  • It was a difficult decision but Julie ended the relationship with John.

Example 2:

  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to break it off.
  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to end the relationship.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxBas2V4NWo

The English Phrasal Verbs Course

Learning phrasal verbs from a list is not the best way to do it. You need to learn the meaning of phrasal verbs through the context of a situation. In our phrasal verb course, you will get two examples using the phrasal verb in each lesson. Once you have studied 10 lessons, you can test your knowledge using the phrasal verb stories.

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Burn Out: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

April 7, 2017

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Burn Out - An inseparable phrasal verb

In this lesson, we are going to continue talking about the phrasal verb 'burn out'. Learn how to use 'burn out' in a few examples to help you understand how it can be used to talk about a lightbulb that doesn't work or a fire that is not burning anymore.

  • The light bulb burned out after 2 years
  • We stopped putting wood on the campfire so that it would burn out.
  • The apartment fire was so intense that the firefighters had to wait for it to burn out.

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Lesson 211: Burn Out #1 | English Phrasal Verb

March 21, 2017

 

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Burn Out #1

Alternative Meaning: When a light stops working.

Example 1:

  • It’s time to change the light bulb because that one is going to burn out soon.
  • It’s time to change the light bulb because that one is going to stop working soon.

Example 2:

  • If you leave your lights on, they will burn out sooner.
  • If you leave your lights on, they will stop working sooner.

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=V_YqZ8TLC6Y

The English Phrasal Verbs Course

Learning phrasal verbs from a list is not the best way to do it. You need to learn the meaning of phrasal verbs through the context of a situation. In our phrasal verb course, you will get two examples using the phrasal verb in each lesson. Once you have studied 10 lessons, you can test your knowledge using the phrasal verb stories.

The phrasal verb stories are the key to helping you understand the verbs that have multiple meanings and to comprehend what the phrasal verbs mean when you hear them. To learn more about the course and see an example of the lessons you will receive Click Here.

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Take Down: Conversation Style Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

March 5, 2017

Take Down #1 English Phrasal Verb

In this lesson, we are going to continue talking about the phrasal verb 'take down'.

Hear us use 'take down' in a few different ways that are natural and unscripted. We want you to hear how native speakers use this in real life to build your confidence of hearing it in different situations.

See the original lesson here: https://www.realenglishconversations.com/take-down-1-english-phrasal-verb/

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Lesson 208: Take Down #1 | English Phrasal Verb

February 19, 2017

Learn how to use the English Phrasal Verb 'Take Down'. Read the examples from this podcast here: https://www.realenglishconversations.com/take-down-1-english-phrasal-verb/. The meaning of it is to write something as a reminder for future reference. We have the examples that are going to help you when you are practice using it. Podcast listeners can get more free phrasal verb lessons at this link: https://www.realenglishconversations.com/pvpodcast

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35. Carnival in Colombia (English Podcast Conversation Lesson)

February 15, 2017

In this conversation, we are going to talk about our experiences in Colombia during their world famous Carnival. Hear the reasons why this trip was so special for us and how knowing someone from the area really made our trip a special experience.

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