Unitat 40

Phrasal verbs

Phrasal verbs are broadly used in English, mainly in spoken and informal written English.

Contingut exercicis


See the list below containing some of the most useful phrasal verbs and their meaning.

  • be up to → Be doing something.


  • chill out → Relax.
  • come up against → Deal with a problem.
  • come up with → Have/suggest a sudden idea or plan.
  • cut down (on) → Do less of something, or use smaller amounts.


  • deal with → Take action to do something, especially to solve a problem.


  • get over → Feel better after a bad situation or an illness.
  • get away with → Manage to avoid being punished for something.
  • get on with something → Continue doing (something).
  • get on with somebody → To be friends, like each other. (same as get along with somebody.)
  • give up → Stop doing something.
  • go off → Stop liking something.


  • hang around with → Spend time with someone.
  • hand back → Return something to the person it belongs.
  • hand in → Give something to someone in position of authority.


  • look after → Take care of someone or something.
  • look forward to → Feel happy about something that is about to happen.
  • look back → Think about something that happened in the past.


  • pick up → Collect someone or something.
  • pop into → Go into a place or visit someone for a short period of time.
  • put off → Postpone an event, meeting, etc.


  • take over → Take control.
  • take up → Start doing a hobby.


  • wear out → Make someone extremely tired.

Exercici 1

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.

Exercici 2

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.

Exercici 3

Respon a les següents preguntes per avaluar el que has après.