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Відділ освіти артемівської міської ради міський методичний кабінет опис педагогічного досвіду вчителя англійської мови артемівського навчально-виховного комплексу

Відділ освіти артемівської міської ради міський методичний кабінет опис педагогічного досвіду вчителя англійської мови артемівського навчально-виховного комплексу

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Rewrite the underlined parts of these sentences, using a phrasal verb. Make any other necessary changes.
1.I've been planning to sort out my files but I haven't found time to do it yet.

2.I can't believe how much money they spent on their NewYear's party.

3. Don’t try to travel without paying your trainfare-an inspector might come on and want to see your ticket.

4. The teachers in the school often meet after work on Fridays in a café near the school.

5.The avoided the problem of offending anyone and just invited all their friends to the wedding.

6.I usually find it quite hard to understand what Professor Mactoft is trying to say in his lectures.

7.I hope no-one will mind if I don't send any Christmas cards this year.

8.Emily has not done nearly as much work on her thesis as she should have done by now


go along (with)

Agree with; accept.

Alex tends to go along with anything his wife says.

go about

Start to do or deal with something

How can I go about getting a good idea?

go in for

  1. Have something as an interest or hobby.

  2. Do or compete in

She doesn't really go in for sports.

go through

  1. Experience an unpleasant or difficult situation

  2. Examine the contents of something carefully

Pete went through a lot of pain after the accident.

Go along with


Support an idea or agree with someone’s opinion

Whatever yousay,Maggiewillgoalong withyou.

go on

Continue to exist or happen

It went on raining all day.

go on


There’sapolicecaroutsidetheshop.Doyou know what’sgoingon?

go off

leave a place to go to somewhere else

She went off to see her friends.

Go through hwith

Do something unpleasant or difficult which you planned or promised to do

I don'twanttodotheexam now but I'd bettergothroughwithit.

Go together

If two types of things or people go together,they are usually found with each other


go without

Not have something which you usually have

She had to go without a holiday last year.

go out

Stop giving light

The lights went out.

go for


They went for his story over all the others.

Exercise 1. Complete the sentences with the correct particle.
I was going _______ some old letters the other day when I found one from my friend. After high school she had gone ______ to train as a doctor and ended up in Africa. She had to go _______ years of very hard study before she qualified. Life in Africa was not as comfortable as in our hometown, and there were many things she had to go _________ which the rest of us think of as the necessities in our daily lives. But despite all the hardships she went _________ working and helping people less fortunate than herself. I admire her so much. I might go ______ making contact with her again as I have no idea where she is living now.

Exercise 2.Rewrite these sentences using phrasal verbs with go so that they keep the same meaning

  1. I'm thinking of competing in the NewYork Marathon next year.

  2. There were some difficult times in my father's life.

  3. Unemployment and highcrime levels often exist side by side.

  4. He decided to undergo the operation even though there were risks.

  5. I refused to support their decision to close the youth club.

  6. We had to survive with no hot water for 24 hours while they were repairing the pipes.

  7. Do you think I should try the advanced level exam? It might be too difficult.

  8. She just left without saying goodbye.I wonder if I offended her.

  9. What was happening in the staffroom at lunchtime? I heard someone shouting.

Exercise 3. In these sentences some of the phrasal verbs from the opposite page are used with new meanings. Choose the correct paraphrase.Use a dictionary if necessary.

1. We had to throw the fish away as it had gone off.

    1. Someone hadswitched off the oven.

    2. The fish had become bad because we kept it too long.

    3. The fish had fallen off the table on to the floor.

  1. I wish you wouldn't go on about your problems all the time! I have problems too, you know!

a.I wish you wouldn't think obsessively.

b.I wish you wouldn't be very secretive.

c. I wish you wouldn't talk constantly.

  1. She's been going about telling everyone I want to marry her.

a.She's been hinking of telling everyone.

b.She’s on the point of telling everyone.

c.She has told everyone.
4.Ask her to dance with you.Go on!

a.Continue doing what you're doing.

b.Step on to the dance floor.

c .Do it now,don't hesitate.


look after

Take care of

A baby sitter looks after the children when their parents go out.

look ahead

Think of the future

It's time to forget the past and look ahead.

look at

To have a look at smth

Look at my new dress.

look back on

To recollect

He looked back on his life and felt sad.

look round/ around

Try to find something you want(e.g.ajob)by asking different people or by lookingindifferentplaces

He’s been looking round for a new job for a month.

look down on

Consider as inferior

He tends to look down on anyone who is not successful.

look into

Examine or investigate.

I'll look into the matter and call you back.

look on

  1. Be a spectator at an event

  2. To consider

Billy didn't take part in the fight. He just looked on.

look for

Try to find something

Jane went shopping to look for a pair of shoes.

look forward to

Await or anticipate with pleasure

I look forward to seeing you soon.

look like

To be alike with smb

He looks like his mother.

look up

To become better

Afteralongrecessiontheeconomicsituationis lookingup.

look sb. up

Visit or make contact with sb.

WhenI wasinBostononbusinesslastweekI lookedupanoldfriend.

look sth. up

To look for information in a dictionary


look into

To examine

Detectivesare lookingintothemurder.

look over

1.To examine

2. Not to notice

I looked over the report on the way to the meeting.

look out for sb.

1. To try to avoid smth. bad

2. to keep trying to find

You should look out for spelling mistakes.

look through

To examine or read smth. quickly

I looked through the report and scribbled down a few notes.

look up to


He was a wonderful teacher and many students looked up to him.

Exercise 1. Completethesesentenceswith asuitableparticle.
1.He looked … her as his wife. 2. I was looking … my wristwatch and couldn’t find it. 3. Look … your own heart to learn the truth. 4. The girl was looking … of the window. 5. Two companions look … things differently. 6. When I come to a nice place I always look … .7. We hardly had any time to look … before we had to continue our journey. 8. He is so proud of his promotion that he looks …. … other employees. 9. You look …your mother, especially in childhood. 10. I hope you will look … my garden while I am away. 11. I am looking … my book but I can’t find it anywhere. 12. Will you please look … our children while we go to the theatre? 13. I am looking … … seeing you at our place. 14. Just look … this! It’s a nice room, isn’t it? 15. Please look … my little boy in my absence. 16. You always look …. … my research work. 17. Are you still looking … a job? 18. I am looking … to an opportunity to have a nice sleep.19. I have lost my wedding ring and I have to look … it. 20. He looks … … his former university friends. 21. I'mreallylooking......toseeingmycousinsagainnextweek. 22. She'slooking......................foranewEnglishcourse. She'snotverysatisfiedwiththeoneshe’s following atthemoment.23. Sheloveslooking ........childrensoshehasdecidedtotrainasananny.24. Wehavetolook......tothetimewhenourchild will be oldenoughtogotouniversity. 25. LordMuckisaterriblesnob.Helooks....... onmostotherpeople. 26. I didn't havetimetoreadthenewspaperyesterday.I onlylooked..............itveryquickly.


be above

1. to be at a higher level than something;

2. to be superior (in rank, quantity, quality, moral standard)

1. The painting is above the mantelpiece. 2. The financial director is above the financial manager. The weight of this box is above 100 kilograms. He is above suspicion. He is above such trifles.

be after

1. to be later than the specified time;

2. to try to get something; 3. to criticize someone and keep asking to do something

1. It was after eleven at night. It is ten minutes after five. 2. He doesn't love her. He is after her money. 3. His mother is after him to get a haircut.

be against

to oppose something

I am against your plan.

be ahead of

to be in front of the others; to be more advanced than the others

The leader of the car race is two miles ahead of the other cars. He is ahead of everyone in his math class. Her thinking was ahead of her time in many ways.

be around

1. to be nearby;

2. to be still living, active, popular

1. Let's find her. She is around somewhere. 2. Is his old Uncle Peter still around? This singer has been around since I was a schoolgirl.

be away -

to be out of town

Tom is away on vacation.

be back

to return

He'll be back in two hours.

be behind

1. to be located behind;

2. to lag behind;

3. figuratively: to lie behind something

1. The yard is behind the house. 2. He is behind the other students in his group. 3. I wonder who is behind this plan. I wonder what is behind his suggestion.

be in

1. to be present;

2. to be fashionable

1. Tom isn't in. Can you call back later? 2. High heels are in again.

be in for

to expect trouble, punishment

If you come to work late every day, you are in for trouble.

be into

to be interested in something

He is into computers. She is into jazz.

be off

1. to be disconnected; 2. to leave

1. Yesterday electricity was off, and water was off too. 2. I must be off now.

be on

1. to be switched on; 2. to be shown on screen

1. The light is on. She must be at home. 2. Let's watch TV. What's on?

be out

1. to be not in

2. to be out of fashion

1. He is out right now. He'll be back soon. 2. Miniskirts are out this year.

be out of

1. not to have;

2. be out of town - to be away

1. We are out of time. We are out of sugar. 2. He is out of town now. He'll be back in three days.

be over

to end

The day is not over yet. The war is over.

be through

to finish

No more food, thank you. I'm through.

be through

to go through something

She's been through a lot of suffering.

be through with

to finish doing something

I'm through with this work. I'm through with this book.

be up

1. to rise;

2. to end (about time)

1. She is not up yet. The prices are up again. 2. Your time is up. Hand in your exam papers, please.

be up against

to be opposed by serious problems

Our company is up against serious attempts of hostile takeover.

be up to someone

to be someone's decision or responsibility

Would you like to go to the park or to the zoo? - It's up to you. I have to ask my father. It's up to him to decide.

be up to something

1. to reach some level, degree;

2. to be able to do something;

3. to think up something tricky; to be engaged in something interesting

1. I'm up to my ears in work right now. Your report is not up to your usual standard. 2. I'm not up to doing this work right now. 3. What are you up to?

be with

1. to be on the same side with someone; 2. to listen to and understand someone's explanations

1. We are with you. We will help you. 2. Are you still with me? I'm afraid I'm not with you. Can you explain it again?

be within

to be inside or part of something

This park is within city limits.

Exercise 1.Fill in the gaps

  1. The painting is____ the mantelpiece.

  2. The financial director is ___ the financial manager.

  3. It was ____ eleven at night.

  4. He doesn't love her. He is _____ her money.

  5. His mother is ____ him to get a haircut.

  6. I am _____ your plan.

  7. The leader of the car race is two miles _____ the other cars.

  8. Let's find her. She is _____ somewhere.

  9. Is his old Uncle Peter still ____?

  10. This singer has been ____ since I was a schoolgirl.

  11. This park is___ city limits.

  12. . We are ___ you.

  13. I'm ____ ___my ears in work right now.

  14. Your report is not ___ ____your usual standard.

  15. Would you like to go to the park or to the zoo? - It's ___ ___ you.

  16. Our company is ___ ___ serious attempts of hostile takeover.

  17. She is not ___ yet. Go and wake her up.

  18. The prices are ___ again. It’s hard to survive.

  19. She's been ____ a lot of suffering.

  20. The war is ___.

  21. We are ___ of sugar.

  22. He is ___ of town now. He'll be back in three days.

  23. The light is ___. She must be at home.

  24. He is___ computers.

  25. Tom isn't ___. Can you call back later?

  26. He is ___ the other students in his group. I think he will not pass his exams.

  27. He'll be ___ in two hours.

  28. Tom is ____ on vacation.


give away

1. To give smth as a gift

2. to present smth

3. to betray

He gave away most of his money to charity.

His voice gave him away.

give in (to)

  1. To agree to do smth you don’t want to

  2. To admit your defeat

He didn’t give in to their demands.

The rebels were forced to give in.

give out

  1. To come to an end

  2. To stop working

  3. To tell people, to broadcast

Our food supplies gave out.

Her legs gave out and she collapsed.

give up

To stop doing

He gave up smoking.

give forth

To proclaimed

He proclaimed himself emperor.

give back

To return

I’ll give you the book back tomorrow.

give off

To produce smth like smell, heat, etc

The flower gave off a fragrant perfume.

give under

Not to bear

I gave under the trip.

give to

To pass

Give the pen to me, please!

give over

  1. To tell smbd to stop doing

  2. To dedicate

Give over, Tom!

She gave herself over to collecting cards.

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  • Exercise 1. Complete the sentences with the correct particle.
  • Exercise 2. Rewrite these sentences using phrasal verbs with go so that they keep the same meaning
  • Exercise 3. In these sentences some of the phrasal verbs from the opposite page are used with new meanings. Choose the correct paraphrase.Use a dictionary if necessary.
  • Exercise 1 . Completethesesentenceswith asuitableparticle.
  • Exercise 1. Fill in the gaps