Jakiś czas temu na blogu pojawił się wpis z podstawowymi czasownikami frazowymi, które musisz znać. Tym razem przygotowałam 25 phrasal verbs dla osób, które są na wyższym poziomie zaawansowania języka angielskiego. A tutaj znajdziecie kilka sposobów jak uczyć się tych czasowników.
1. break in/into – to get into a building or car using force, usually to steal something (włamać się) – Someone broke into our neighbours’ house last night.
2. bump into – to meet someone you know when you have not planned to meet them (wpaść na kogoś, spotkać przypadkiem) – I bumped into my old school friend in the restaurant last week.
3. come across – to find something by chance (natknąć się na) – I came across an old book while I was cleaning the attic.
4. come into – to inherit (dostać w spadku) – I came into some money when my
5. fall for – to fall in love (zakochać się w kimś) – Julie has fallen for Peter. She
cannot stop thinking about him.
6. look into – to investigate (badać coś, przeprowadzać śledztwo) – The police are looking into the bank robbery.
7. run into – to meet someone you know when you are not expecting to (spotkać przypadkiem) – Bob ran into his ex-girlfriend last night.
8. see to – to deal with or take responsibility for someone or something (dopilnować) – You can go now. I will see to the rest of preparation.
9. take after – to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character (być podobnym do) – Jodie takes after her mother.
10. take to – to begin to like someone or something (polubić) Helen took to Alice immediately and they are still friends now.
11. come down with – to start to suffer from an illness, especially one that is not serious: (zachorować na) – Fiona’s come down with flu.
12. fall out with – to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them (pokłócić się z kimś) – I hate falling out with my husband.
13. try on – to put on a piece of clothing to discover if it fits you or if you like it: (przymierzać) – Can I try on this jacket? Can I try this jacket on ?
14. put off – to postpone (odkładać coś w czasie) – They’ve put off the meeting until tomorrow.
They’ve put the meeting off until tomorrow.
15. keep up with – to do something or move at an acceptable rate, or at the same rate as someone or something else (dotrzymywać kroku) – David couldn’t keep up with the rest of the players.
16. look forward to – to feel pleased and excited about something that is going to happen (oczekiwać z niecierpliwością) – I’m really looking forward to going to Peru.
17. make up for – to compensate (kompensować, wynagradzać) – His sense of humour makes up for his stubbornness.
18. get by – to be able to live or deal with a situation with difficulty, usually by having just enough of something you need, such as money (przetrwać) – He only earns just enough to get by.
19. pass away – to die (umrzeć) – Steve was in shock when his father passed away.
20. pass out – to become unconscious for a short time, for example when ill, badly hurt, or drunk: (zemdleć) – Kate suddenly felt dizzy and passed out.
21. set off – to start on a trip (wyruszać) – We’d better set off now before it gets dark.
22. give away – to tell information or facts that you should keep secret (zdradzić np.sekret) – My best friend gave all my secrets away.
23. hold back – to not do something, often because of fear or because you do not want to make a bad situation worse (powstrzymywać) – She just couldn’t hold her tears back.
24. lay off – to end someone’s employment, usually due to a significant change in the company (zwolnić z pracy) – Our boss was forced to lay some employees off .
25. let down – to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do (zawodzić) – Mike let his parents down as he didn’t go to university.
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