Tag: Verbs

Verbs used to describe change

When we are giving a presentation, we often talk about changes. Usually we illustrate these changes with visual aids to show these changes. We need, however, to explain these changes. To do this, we need special verbs. exercise 1 exercise 2 exercise 3 exercise 4 exercise 5

Three Word Verbs

‘Come in for’ means to receive. This is usually used with words such as ‘criticism’ ‘abuse’ ‘blame’. He came in for a lot of criticism for his actions. She came in for a lot of abuse when she tried to argue with them ‘Go in for’ can be used with words such as ‘competition’ to […]

Phrasal Verbs – take part 2

Now let’s continue looking at some common expressions using the verb ‘to take ‘ combined with particles: ‘to take in’ means to let someone stay in your house as a guest. She is taking in paying guests to help pay for her house. She took in a lodger to help pay the mortgage. ‘to take […]