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10 USEFUL ADVANCED PHRASAL VERBS

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  • Her name keeps CROPPING UP in conversation. (IFML)
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
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  • They NAILED him DOWN to a specific time and place.
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
    Remove problems or find solutions
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
  •  15
  • We're still trying to IRON OUT some problems with the computer system.
    Remove problems or find solutions
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
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  • When it started to rain again, we decided to PACK IT IN and go home. (IFML)
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
    Stop doing something
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Remove problems or find solutions
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  • He was lonely and ACHING FOR love (LITERARY)
    Stop doing something
    Remove problems or find solutions
    Want something very much
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
  •  15
  • I don't want to DRAG this meeting OUT too long, so could we run through the main points quickly?
    Cause an event to continue for more time than is necessary
    Remove problems or find solutions
    Want something very much
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
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  • The governor is proposing to DO AWAY WITH the state transportation department.
    Make SB give you exact details or a firm decision about ST
    Get rid of or destroy something
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Cause an event to continue for more time than is necessary
  •  20
  • Buying that suit must have SET YOU BACK (IFML)
    Delay or stop the progress of SB or ST
    Establish someone or yourself in a business or position
    Cost someone a large amount of money
    Remove problems or find solutions
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  • These figures don't make sense - have we SLIPPED UP somewhere?
    Get rid of or destroy something
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Happen or appear unexpectedly
    Make a mistake
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  • I was FLICKING THROUGH the newspaper the other day and I saw an article about healthy eating
    Make a mistake
    Cause an event to continue for more time than is necessary
    Look quickly at the pages of a magazine, book, etc.
    Delay or stop the progress of SB or ST
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