1) Phrasal Verbs

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First, let’s see what the term “phrasal verbs” means.

Phrasal = connected with a phrase.

Phrase = a group of words with a particular meaning.

A phrasal verb is a verb that is combined with another word. The combination creates a new meaning.

For example:

Run = to move very quickly with your legs.
(“She can run fast.”)

Into = in the direction of something.
(“He looked into my eyes.”)

Run into = to meet someone by accident.
(“I ran into Joe yesterday.”)

Phrasal verbs are very common in the English language. If you know them well, it will help you understand other people and express yourself clearly.

In this course, we will learn and practice four common phrasal verbs with “look”.

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