LS Refresher 33: Phrasal Verbs 1

When talking to  native speakers,  you might come across idiomatic phrases consisting of  a verb and an adverb or another verb. Such idiomatic phrases are called phrasal verbs. Here are some of them and their meanings.

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Macmillan Dictionary gave the following meanings of these phrasal verbs.

look afterto take care of someone or something and make certain that they have everything they need.

Ex. I asked my mom to look after my kid.

look for to search for someone or something.

Ex. What kind of dress are you looking for?

look intoto try to discover the facts about something such as a problem or a crime.

Ex. I will look into this problem and see what I can do to solve it.

look up to to admire and respect someone.

Ex. Every child looks up to his or her parents.

For know more about phrasal verbs, please click here.


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