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 … Read more

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 … Read more