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Multi-part verbs / Phrasal verbs
Aims:To learn what a multi-part verb isTo learn some new multi-part verbs (take up, be into, turn up, back out, go through withsth, put on, set up, get across)
What is a multi-part (phrasal verb)?
It is a verb which consists of two or more parts: a verb + a preposition.You probably know some of them, such as:get upturn onturn offThere are quite a lot of them in English and they are used very often.
not do it,organise, be interested in, arrive, wear, do (it) as planned, explain, start doing
I decided totake upbungee jumping and now Iamreallyintoit. When Iturned upfor my first jump I was so nervous that I tried toback out, but my friends persuaded meto go through with it. You don’t have toput onany special clothes, just a sweater and jeans, but you need a lot of time toset upthe equipment. But it is worth waiting for. It’s difficult toget acrosshow exciting it is!(Students’ Book p. 13)
Answers:
I decided tostart doing bungeejumping and now I am reallyinterested init. When Iarrivedfor my first jump I was so nervous that I tried tonot do it,but my friends persuaded medo it as planned. Youdon’t have towearany special clothes, just a sweater and jeans, but you need a lot of time toorganisethe equipment. But it is worth waiting for. It’s difficult toexplainhow exciting it is!
take up = start doing an activity, usually as a hobbybe intosth= be interested insthturn up = arrive, comeback out = not do itgo through withsth= do as plannedput on = wearset up =organiseget across = explain
This is similar to your test questions!
Ann waited for Tom for ages but he didn’t ____________.What kind of music ___________ you _______?A friend of mine ____ just ________ jogging in order to get fit.Why don’t we __________ our computer in the study?They were going to have a party last Saturday but ________________ at the last moment.
This is similar to your test questions!
Ann waited for Tom for ages but he didn’tturn up.What kind of musicareyouinto?A friend of minehasjusttaken upjogging in order to get fit.Why don’t weset upour computer in the study?They were going to have a party last Saturday but theybacked outat the last moment.

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