Los Phrasal Verbs es lo que mas te cuesta a la hora de prepararte el TOEIC? Hoy te enseñamos los 10 mas importantes:
1. Go on – continue.
I wish class would finish, but my professor’s lecture just keeps going on and on and on!
2. Carry out – to perform a task; to perform an assignment. (Also literal.)
The next step involves staff learning complex commands to tell the machine to carry out a sequence of tasks.
3. Set up – to establish someone as something; to help establish; to provide something for someone to start up something.
After the dictator lost control of the country, a new government needed to be set up.
4. Pick up – to clean; to learn/obtain; to get busy; to go faster.
The truck picked up momentum as it rolled down the mountain.
I picked up the toys from the floor and returned them to the toy box.
It took me 3 months to learn to play that song, but my brother picked it up in 2 days!
5. Go back – to return to one’s origin/previous location; to break a promise.
He was an artist and his only dream was to one day go back home and paint.
My friend really hurt my feelings when he went back on his promise and told everyone my secret.
6. Come back –to (have) return(ed) to one’s origin/previous location; to retort; a return to success.
The Yankees were losing by 5 points, but they had a great come back and beat the Indians.
I’ll wait until you come back and then we can do it together.
7. Go out – to try out for something (usually sports); to go out of fashion; to go out with someone for entertainment; to date someone. (Also literal.)
When couples start dating, they usually go out on the town and have dinner, watch a movie or other such activities.
I hated that hair style. I am so glad that it has gone out of fashion!
8. Point out – to select or indicate someone or something (from a group).
Most of these rules, I should point out, were created to protect you.
The victim pointed out the criminal from a police lineup.
9. Find out – discover; learn of; to discover facts about someone or something; to learn a fact.
She will find out tomorrow whether or not she was accepted as a student in that private school.
One of the best ways to learn is to find out how other people do things.
10. Come up – to happen unexpectedly. (Also literal.)
I planned on visiting you last night, but something came up and I was unable to finish earlier.
When snorkeling, I can only stay underwater for 1 minute and then I must come up for air.