It’s the Weekend! May 13-15

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WEATHER

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SURF FORECAST

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PIGHOUSE FLICKS @ Byron Brewery

Friday

Sherpa 2:00pm
Eye in the Sky 4:00pm
Midnight Special 6:15pm
A Month of Sundays 8:00pm

Saturday

Sherpa 12:15pm
Eye in the Sky 2:15pm
You and Me 4:25pm
A Month of Sundays 6:15pm
Midnight Special 8:30pm

Sunday

You and Me 12:10pm
A Month of Sundays 2:00pm
Sherpa 4:15pm
Midnight Special 6:15pm
A Month of Sundays 8:30pm

 

GIG GUIDE

Friday

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – BOOM FAYA

RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM SOUL SHAKERS

BEACH HOTEL – 5PM TUFFY 9PM TASH SULTANA

BYRON BREWERY – 7PM FAT PICNIC

STICKY WICKET – 9PM DJ TWITCH 9.30PM SARAH GRANT

WOODY’S SURF SHACK – 9PM DUSTY BOOTS & FRIENDS

LONE GOAT GALLERY – 6PM 3 YEARS AT THE GOAT GROUP EXHIBITION

TREEHOUSE – 7.30PM SHELLEY BROWN

SUN BISTRO – STEPHEN LOVELIGHT

PIZZA PARADISO – 6.30PM LUKE YEAMAN

Saturday

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – DANCE RITUAL WITH OSCAR KEY SUNG, BLACK VANILLA, CASSIUS SELECT

RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM MARK HEAZLETT

BEACH HOTEL – 9PM YOUNG FRANCO & GUESTS

YAC FLEA MARKET – 10AM LOTTE BOER

BYRON BREWERY – 7PM BYRON VIBES

BYRON THEATRE – 7.30PM SACRED EARTH MUSIC FOR INNER PEACE WITH KATE BARZDO

STICKY WICKET – 9PM DJ TWITCH 9.30PM MARTA & MICAH

WOODY’S SURF SHACK – 8PM DJ ADRIAN BRANDELLO

TREEHOUSE – 7.30PM HUNTER & SMOKE

STONE & WOOD – 4PM DUSTY BOOTS, PAT CAPOCCI, THE BADLANDS & GUESTS

PIZZA PARADISO – 6.30PM ROB CSOKAS

Sunday

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL – GARRETT KATO

RAILWAY HOTEL – 7PM CONCHILLA

BEACH HOTEL – 4.30PM CAMEL TONES 8PM DJ TAYA

BYRON BREWERY – 3PM DJS LEOCH, MAGU & MORE

BYRON GOLF CLUB – 2PM GREG LYON & THE HIP OPERATION

BYRON THEATRE – 5PM THE GRIGORYAN BROTHERS

TREEHOUSE – 2PM DJ EVA J & DJ OLIVE HUE

SUN BISTRO – HUNTER & SMOKE

 

MARKETS

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Saturday

Byron Flea Market

Bangalow Farmers Market

Kingscliff Markets

Lismore Farmers Market

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Sunday

Uki Buttery Bazaar Market

Lismore Car Boot Market

Pottsville Beach Markets

 

EVENTS

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Festival of the Stone Tour @ Stone & Wood Brewery

where: Stone & Wood Brewery, Byron Bay
time: 4-10PM
live music: Dusty Boots, Pat Capocci, The Badlands & special unannounced guests..
food: JR’s Smokehouse BBQ, Fiery Deli & Lucky Bao
*Gold Coin Entry – All proceeds go to our Ingrained Community Program

For more info go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/791317210998756/

 

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Surf Lesson! May 11

The Autumn weather is a little cooler but the sun is still hot and shining over Byron Bay! Seven Lexis students took part in today’s activity of a 1-hour Surf Lesson with Brett and John at Let’s Go Surfing! and made the most of this glorious sunny day at the beach.

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Instructor John with Lexis students Shin, Ana, Natsumi, Ramona, Jessica, Inola and Marina.

Almost all of the students had never surfed before and made the most of this opportunity to give it a try!

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Happy surfing! 🙂

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

Phrasal Verbs #10 – Make

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  • She had made herself up heavily to try to make herself into somebody else.
  • I’ll make do with seeing you on Saturday but it doesn’t make up for you cancelling our date tonight.
  • I couldn’t make out the registration of the car that made off with the robbers.
  • My parents made over their garage to make it into a gym.
  • I was going to make up with her until I saw her making out with my boyfriend.

Can you make out the meanings of the phrasal verbs from the context of the sentence?

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with MAKE. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes. You may come across even more phrasal verbs with MAKE. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them?

make do with something accept something less satisfactory because there’s no alternative There’s no coffee, so we’ll have to make do with tea.
make for something move towards something or a place Make for the hills, a tsunami is approaching.
make for something contribute to, lead to or cause a result or situation. Both candidates are popular so it should make for an interesting election.
make something into something  convert one thing into another thing His parents made his bedroom into a billiards room once he moved out.
make of something  try to understand and find a reason for something I don’t know what to make of her suddenly unfriendly attitude towards me.
make of something think and have an opinion about something What do you make of the new policy the president signed?
make off with steal something and (quickly) take it away. •The looters made off with all the laptops that were in the computer store.
make off hurry away, especially in order to escape The thieves had to make off in their car when the police arrived.
make something out just be able to hear, read or see something He spoke so quietly we could hardly make out what he was saying.
make something out fill out the details of a document (usually a cheque) You can make out the cheque to Woodward Ltd.
make something out to be claim; to assert He makes himself out to be an important artist but his paintings are utter garbage.
make out manage; deal with. Usually used informally in a question after “How…?” How did you make out yesterday on the biology test?
make out slang for kiss and grope, though not to have sex. We were making out in the gym and got caught by the teacher
make somebody out understand a person’s character •Since she is normally quiet and reserved it is hard to make her out.
make something over change appearance to make better I wish I could afford to make over the kitchen.
make (something) over to (somebody) transfer ownership The government of Mugabe made all the lands of the whites over to black African farmers.
be made up of something be composed of different parts/people/qualities The committee was made up of all the regional managers.
make someone up apply  cosmetics to The actors must make themselves up before going on stage.
make something up invent a story, usually to deceive or entertain My four year old niece is always making up stories, last week she told me that she and her friends flew to the moon.
make something up provide a required number or an amount to complete something We need two more people to make up a football team.
make something up prepare a bed (or something) for use The room is tidy; I just have to make up the bed for you.
make up become friendly with someone again, usually after an argument or fight After three years without talking to each other, they finally made up.
make up for something compensate for something I know I ruined your favourite dress but I hope this new one I bought you makes up for it.

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/197.html

http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/phrasal-verbs/verb-make.html

https://www.englishclub.com/ref/Phrasal_Verbs/Quizzes/Make/index.htm

http://www.carolinebrownenglishlessons.com/makephrasals/exercise1.html

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Phrasal Verbs #9 – Cut

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  1. Which one can’t you cut across?
    1. A park
    2. A piece of paper
    3. An issue
  1. Which one can’t you cut back on?
    1. Cigarettes
    2. Your mother
    3. Your spending
  1. Which one can’t you cut down?
    1. A hotel
    2. A tree
    3. The amount of junk food you eat
  1. Which one can’t cut in?
    1. A bus
    2. A butterfly
    3. The fan
  1. Which one can’t you cut off?
    1. Your hair
    2. Your son
    3. Your time
  1. Which one can’t you cut out?
    1. A tumour
    2. Cigarettes
    3. Your hair
  1. Which one can’t you cut up?
    1. A driver
    2. A house
    3. A steak

(Answers at bottom of page.)

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with CUT. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes. You may come across even more phrasal verbs with CUT. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them?

cut across/through somewhere go through a place rather than around it to make the journey quicker It’ll be quicker if we cut across the park.
cut across something affect people of different groups, classes, etc The issue cuts across social backgrounds as it affects us all equally.
cut back on something consume less My doctor wants me to cut back on sweets and fatty foods.
cut something down make something fall to the ground We had to cut the old tree in our yard down after the storm.
cut something down consume less I’m trying to cut down the amount of coffee I drink during the day.
cut in interrupt Your father cut in while I was dancing with your uncle.
cut in pull in too closely in front of another vehicle The bus driver got angry when that car cut in.
cut in start operating (of an engine or electrical device) The air conditioner cuts in when the temperature gets to 22°C.
cut someone in include someone in a deal that makes money we had to cut the police in on the deal to avoid trouble
cut something off remove with something sharp The doctors cut off his leg because it was severely injured.
cut something off stop providing The phone company cut off our phone because we didn’t pay the bill.
cut someone off take out of a will My grandparents cut my father off when he remarried.
cut something out remove part of something (usually with scissors and paper) I cut this ad out of the newspaper.
cut something out stop doing something I cut out alcohol and now I feel much better.

Will you two idiots cut it out and keep quiet.

cut something up cut into smaller pieces After cutting the tree down, the logger cut it up into logs.
cut someone up drive into a neighbouring lane, directly in front of another vehicle was just driving onto the motorway slip-road, when a red Mini cut me up and I had to brake suddenly to avoid an accident

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/186.html

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Answers:

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Phrasal Verbs #8 – Come

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  • Have you come down with a cold yet this winter?
  • How did your decision to come to Australia come about?
  • Have you ever fainted? How long did it take you to come round?
  • Do you think house prices will go up or come down next year?
  • Where do your parents come from?
  • If you knew who stole the BBQ, would you come forward with that information?
  • How much does your weekly grocery shop come to?

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with COME. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes. You will come across even more phrasal verbs with COME. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them?

come about happen You became the mayor of your city? Wow! How did that come about?
come across something find unexpectedly I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet.
come along arrive or appear at a place You wait half an hour for a bus and then three come along at once.
come apart separate into several pieces The top and bottom come apart if you pull hard enough.
come around/round visit someone in their home Come round tonight and we’ll watch a DVD.
come around/round change your opinion to agree with or accept something My son doesn’t want to study in New Zealand, but I think he will come around to the idea if he thinks about it for a while.
come around/round recover consciousness She hasn’t come round from the anaesthetic yet.
come down fall to ground/become lower House prices have come down recently.
come down on someone scold or punish Our boss really came down on us after we made that mistake.
come down with something become sick My nephew came down with chicken pox this weekend.
come forward volunteer for a task or to give evidence The woman came forward with her husband’s finger prints.
come from somewhere originate in The art of origami comes from Asia.
come off become detached Oh no, my button has come off.
come off something stop using (drugs/medicine) He’s come off the tablets because they were making him dizzy.
come on to someone make your sexual interest known to someone Then his wife left the room and he started coming on to me.
come out appear, be seen, become known The moon came out last night.
come out be removed (stain) Did the red wine stain come out in the wash?
come out , be published When does their new album come out?
come to something totals That shopping comes to $14.50.
come to someone remember or recall I didn’t remember who she was and suddenly it came to me. We went to high school together.
come up Be mentioned What points came up at the meeting?
come up against something be faced with (problems) If you come up against any resistance let me know.
come up with something produce an idea or resources I didn’t think Joe had any money but suddenly he came up with enough to buy a car.

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/apr14.htm

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/185.html

http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/phrasal-verbs-come1.html

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Phrasal Verbs #7 Put

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  • The other weightlifters put me down because I had to put the weights down.
  • In the morning I have to put on the light before I can put on my clothes.
  • Could you put yourself out for once and put the bins out; and make sure you put out the fire before coming to bed.
  • I would put him up but I can’t put up with his snoring. He’ll have to put up a tent in the garden instead.
  • We had to put back the dinner because I forgot to put the meat back in the oven.

As we discussed in week 1, sometimes a phrasal verb can have more than one meaning. Can you understand the sentences above? They are all grammatically correct but use the same verb/particle combinations in two or more different ways.

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with Put. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes. You will run into even more phrasal verbs with Put. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them?

put something away return something to its normal place after using it. Please put away the dictionary when you’ve finished using it.
put something back replace, return to its proper place Put it back on the shelf please.
put something back to change the time or date of an event so that it happens later than originally planned We’ve put the trip back until June now.
put something down put what you are holding on a surface or floor You can put the groceries down on the kitchen counter.
put someone down insult make someone feel stupid The students put the substitute teacher down because his pants were too short.
put something off postpone We are putting off our trip until January because of the hurricane.
put something on turn on / switch on Could you put on the light please?
put something on put clothing/accessories on your body Don’t forget to put on your new earrings for the party.
put something out leave/place something outside the house. Don’t forget to put out the dustbin.
put something out extinguish The neighbours put the fire out before the firemen arrived.
put someone out go to a lot of trouble/ be inconvenienced . Please don’t put yourself out for us.
put something together assemble I have to put the crib together before the baby arrives.
put someone through connect two people (on the phone) I’ll put you through to Mr. Brown.
put something up erect build He put up a tent for the children.
put up with someone/something tolerate I don’t think I can put up with three small children in the car.
put (someone) up accommodate/ give someone a bed We can put you up if you’d like to come for the week-end.

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http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/199.html

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http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/phrasal-verbs-put1.html

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Phrasal Verbs #6 – Run

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When you were a child, did you ever try to run away from home?

Who was the last person you were surprised to run into?

Do you usually run out of money by the end before pay day?

Have you or anyone you know ever been run over?

Would you ever run for president of anything? If so what?

Do you enjoy spending your weekends running around doing lots of things or do you prefer to mostly relax at home?

Which famous person, living or dead, would you love to run off with?

In the future, do you think our cars and aeroplanes will be able to run on fuel made from rubbish?

Have you even spoken in public? If so, how many times did you run through your speech before you gave it?

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with Run. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes. You will run into even more phrasal verbs with Run. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them?

run after something/someone  chase or pursue I ran after the bus, but it didn’t stop for me.
run around be very busy doing many things Sorry I haven’t had the chance to call you this week – I’ve been running around between work, school, and soccer practice.
run away move quickly away from somebody who is chasing you, or in the opposite direction from something Everyone ran away from the explosion.
run away leave home (as a child or teenager) because of problems with the family She ran away from home when she was just 15.
run for something try to be elected to a political or leadership position Mark is running for state senator.
run into someone/something meet someone unexpectedly I ran into my English teacher at the shopping mall.
run into something encounter a problem I ran into a few problems when I tried to install the computer program, so I had to call a technician.
run off something make photocopies Can you run off 200 copies of this report?
run off with (someone) abandon a husband or wife to be with a new lover The actor left his wife and three kids and ran off with a 20-year-old model.
run on something powered by Electric cars run on electricity, not gas.
run out have none left We ran out of beer at the party, so we had to go buy some more.
run over something/someone hit a person or thing with a vehicle (car, train, truck) She’s upset because she ran over a cat while driving home from work.
run over take more time than planned The meeting ran over, so I was late for my next appointment.
run through explain quickly Let me run through the schedule for the tour.
run through practice or rehearse a play, performance, song, or presentation by doing the whole thing from beginning to end I’d like to run through the presentation one more time to make sure everything’s perfect.
run up something do something that causes you to owe a large amount of money , favour or time My parents ran up a debt of $10,000 on their credit cards.

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/200.html

http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/phrasal-verbs-run1.html

https://www.englishclub.com/ref/Phrasal_Verbs/Quizzes/Run_2/index.htm

Phrasal Verbs #5 Go

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Go ahead and see how many of the following questions you can answer.

  1. If someone stole your bag and ran away would you go after them?
  2. When shopping, do you usually go for the brand names or the value items?
  3. Do you get up or snooze when your alarm goes off?
  4. How many times a week do you usually go out?
  5. When choosing where to go on a night out are you the decision-maker or do you usually go along with what your friends or partner wants?
  6. If the walls of your bedroom were painted blue, what coloured furniture and accessories would you choose to go with them?

Below is a list of some common phrasal verbs with Go. There are many more. Read through the ones below and add those that you don’t know to your vocabulary lists. Then click on the links to do the quizzes.

In some of these quizzes, you will come across even more phrasal verbs with Go. Did you know that you can check phrasal verbs in a good English/English dictionary to find meaning, example sentences and the grammar of how to use them? Do this and add them to your list.

Phrasal Verb Meaning Example Sentence
go ahead start, proceed Please go ahead and eat before the food gets cold.
go after something follow someone My brother tried to go after the thief in his car.
go after someone go try to achieve something I went after my dream and now I am a published writer.
go along with something agree with or follow Tommy usually goes along with what I say. He trusts me.
go away leave a place Go away and leave me alone.
go away leave your home in order to spend time somewhere else, usually for a holiday We usually go away for the summer.
go away disappear It was weeks before the bruises went away.
go back return to a place I have to go back home and get my lunch.
go by pass Three hours went by. Or I will go by that old house.
go down move to a lower level or place or fall to the ground The plan went down ten minutes after takeoff.
go down become reduced The temperature went down to minus 10 last night.
go for something choose Instead of butter, I always go for olive or coconut oil.
go for something like or admire I don’t go for war films much.
go in/ go into (somewhere) enter (a room or building) I look through the window but I didn’t actually go in.
go off make a loud noise or to explode. – My alarm clock went off at 7:00 a.m.
go on happen./take place What is going on in China right now?
go on continue Please go on with what you were saying.
go with something match, to be similar to My shirt and pants are both blue. They go with each other.
go out– (1) stop burning (machines or electrical things) The electricity went out last night. I couldn’t see anything.
go out– (2 leave your house to be a part of a social activity Every weekend I go out with my friends.
go over something review Please go over your answers before you submit your test.
go over visit someone nearby I haven’t seen Tina for a long time. I think I’ll go over for an hour or two.
go without something suffer lack or deprivation When I was young, we went without winter boots.

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/apr29.htm

http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/phrasal-verbs/4pv19-go.php

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-23882.php

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Phrasal Verbs #4 Take

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Part 1. Look at the example sentences and answer the questions that follow:

John is such a funny guy. He takes after his grandfather.

  1. Was John’s grandfather funny?
  2. Is John like his grandfather?
  3. What does take after mean?

We took down the Christmas decorations on January 5.

  1. Where were the Christmas decorations on January 4?
  2. Where were the Christmas decorations on January 6?
  3. What does take down mean?

I’m working on an urgent project that’s taking up all my spare time.

  1. Do I have any free time at the moment?
  2. Why/why not?
  3. What does take up mean?

Part 2. Look at these example sentences. Can you work out the meaning of the phrasal verb from the context?

  1. My friend lost his job and his apartment, so I took him in for a month.
  2. Do you have time to take on a new project?
  3. I’m sorry I said you were stupid. I take it back.
  4. In the last few years, social media sites have taken off all over the world.
  5. He’s taken to tennis like a duck to water.

Part 3. Look at these definitions. Can you work out which phrasal verb they refer to?

  1. return something to a store
  2. leave the ground and go up into the air
  3. go with somebody to a restaurant or movie and pay for their food or ticket
  4. start doing something regularly
  5. make clothing smaller so that it fits you

Now you can check your answers by using the table below.

How many of these phrasal verbs did you already know? How many are new to you?

Remember to write your own personal example sentence for any new ones.

If you want to practise some more with phrasal verbs with take, click on this link and try the quiz

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take after somebody have a similar appearance or personality (especially a relative) She takes after her mother – they have the same green eyes and curly brown hair.
take something apart separate something into parts The technician is taking apart the TV so that he can fix it.
take something back return something to a store The jeans I bought were too small, so I took them back and exchanged them for a larger size.
take something back admit that something you said was wrong I’m sorry I said you were stupid. I take it back.
take something down remove something that is on a wall or that is temporary or to separate a structure into parts After the circus was over, the workers took down the big tents.
take something down write information on paper She took down my address and phone number and said she’d call me later.
take someone for something accept or believe someone is that thing I could have taken him for your brother
take somebody in let somebody live in your house My friend lost his job and his apartment, so I took him in for a month.
take something in receive and understand information The instructor spoke so fast that I couldn’t take in all the information.
take something in make clothing smaller so that it fits you I love this dress, but it’s a little too loose. Could you take it in an inch?
take off leave the ground and go up into the air What time does the plane take off?
take off become successful or popular very fast In the last few years, social media sites have taken off all over the world.
take off leave a place suddenly He was at the party for about 15 minutes, and then he took off.
take something off remove a piece of clothing from your body I always take off my shoes as soon as I get home.
take something off not go to work for a period of time Jamie took three days off to go skiing in the mountains
take something on accept some work or responsibility Do you have time to take on a new project?
take somebody on hire or employ somebody The company has taken on three new staff members.
take somebody on fight or compete against somebody In tonight’s boxing match, Antonio will take on an undefeated boxer from Argentina.
take somebody out go with somebody to a restaurant or movie and pay for their food or ticket I’m taking my girlfriend out to dinner on our anniversary.
take something out remove something from a place I took the letter out of the envelope.
take something out on somebody treat an innocent person badly because you are tired or angry about something else Hey, I know you had a terrible day at work – but don’t take it out on me!
take over something take control/dominate I don’t like being in Sally’s team because she always takes over everything.
take to somebody/something start to like someone or something or to start something and be good at it He’s taken to tennis like a duck to water.
take to something start doing something often She was so depressed she took to drink
take somebody through something explain something to somebody in detail Let me take you through the procedure for operating this machine.
take up something fill space or time These books are taking up all the space in my room.
take up something start doing something regularly I’ve recently taken up yoga.
take somebody up on something accept an offer or invitation “When you travel to China, you’re welcome to stay at my house.”

“Really? I might take you up on that!”

take something up with somebody complain to someone about a problem If you don’t like the way I do my job, take it up with my manager.

Phrasal Verbs #3 – Look

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Can you complete these sentences? Use the table below to help you.

 after – back – down – for – forward – into – on – on – on – out – over – to – to – up – up – up

Everybody just looked _______ as the two men fought.

He looks _______ _______ his father.

I am looking _______ _______ travelling to New York next year.

I takes time to look _______ new vocabulary words.

If you ever travel to California, you should look me _______.

I’m looking _______ my keys. Have you seen them?

Look _______, there’s a black widow spider on the wall.

She’s so conceited. She looks _______ _______ everybody else.

The police are looking _______ the murder.

When I look _______ _______ my childhood, I often feel angry.

When I’m camping, I look my shoes _______ before I put them on.

When my sister goes on vacation, I look _______ her dog.

If you’re still not sure, you can check the answers here:

http://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/phrasaldictionary.html

Now add an example sentence. Remember, if you make the example personal you won’t forget it.

Phrasal Verb                     Meaning Example Sentence
look after something take care of (a child, a house, a pet)
look back on something to remember nostalgically
look down on something see as inferior
look for something to seek or search for
look forward to something anticipate with pleasure
look into something investigate
look on observe as a spectator
look out be careful, pay attention, heed a certain danger
look something over examine, review
look something up search for (in a dictionary)
look something up locate and visit
look up to something respect, admire someone

 And if you want to test yourself and discover some more phrasal verbs with look click on the links below.

https://www.englishclub.com/ref/Phrasal_Verbs/Quizzes/Look/index.htm

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/196.html

http://www.englishpractice.com/vocabulary/phrasal-verbs-quiz-5/

http://www.learn-english-today.com/lessons/lesson_contents/exercises/ph-verb_look1.htm

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Phrasal Verbs #2 – Get


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Can you understand and answer the following questions?

  • Are you going to get away on holiday anywhere this year?
  • Have you ever lost your wallet or credit cards but later got them back?
  • When travelling by bus, plane or train do you try to be the first to get off when you reach your destination?
  • What do you like to do when you get time off from work or school?
  • Do you get on well with your work colleagues or classmates?
  • How often do you get together with your cousins?
  • What time do you get up on weekends?
  • Do you ever feel dizzy when you get up too quickly?
  • What’s the first thing you want to eat when you get back to your country?
  • When you get on a bus/train/plane do you try to sit at a window or aisle seat?

Check your understanding by matching a phrasal verb in column 1 with the definition in column 2. e.g. 1 (get away) = I (escape).

  Column A   Column B
1 get away A stand
2 get something back B get out of bed
3 get off something C meet (usually for social reasons)
4 get on with D step onto a train, bus or aircraft
5 get (time) off E like / have a good relationship with
6 get on F be absent from work with permission
7 get together G leave a train, bus or aircraft
8 get up (1) H receive something you had before
9 get up (2) I escape
10 get back J return

Now write the ten phrasal verbs up in three columns, with an example sentence in the third column e.g.

Phrasal Verb Meaning Example Sentence
get together meet (usually for social reasons) Let’s get together for a BBQ this weekend.

You can look  example sentences up in any good dictionary. Or you can do the quiz at https://www.englishclub.com/ref/Phrasal_Verbs/Quizzes/get_1/index.htm and use the example sentences from there. However, the best way to remember new vocabulary is to write example sentences that are personal to you.

Remember to review the phrasal verbs in an hour, in a day and in a week and try to use them regularly so that you don’t forget them!