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Many English language learners find English phrasal verbs difficult to learn and use: I love them so I've written many definitions and examples here to help you understand and use them better :-)

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Phrasal verb: throw together

I threw together a quick salad.

  1. To throw together something, or throw something together, is to prepare or create it without much planning and with whatever is available at the time. Examples of use: a) I haven’t been shopping this week. I’ll have to throw something together for dinner again. b) It was late when she got home from […]

What is an anagram?

moon starer is an anagram of astronomer

    An anagram is word or phrase made by rearranging all the letters of another word or phrase. Anagrams are often used for fun and are used mainly in games and puzzles, especially crosswords. Etymology From Greek, ‘anagrammatizein’ – transpose letters   Here are some simple anagrams: ape – pea dairy – diary eat […]

Phrasal verb: make over

Phrasal verb: make over

1. To make over something or somebody (or make something or somebody over) is to give them a different or improved appearance. If a person is made over they are given a new hairstyle and new clothes and makeup, usually by a professional stylist. If a building or room, or a piece of furniture, is […]

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