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two-word verb a dictionary of the verb-preposition phrases in American English by George A. Meyer

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • English language -- United States -- Verb phrase.,
  • English language -- Verb phrase.,
  • English language -- Prepositions.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.

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Statementby George A. Meyer.
SeriesJanua linguarum : Series didactica ;, 19
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LC ClassificationsPE2821 .M4
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4947770M
ISBN 109027933235
LC Control Number76375665

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Two-Word Verbs in English J. N. Hook This practical text will help students understand and use over of the most common two- and three-word verbs in English such as .   These combinations are variously called “two-word verbs” (as in this book), “merged verbs,” “compound verbs,” “verb-adverb combinations,” and so forth. We are dealing, of course, with structures like put it on, call up Mr. Smith, take this information down, in which a verb and a function word (adverb) work closely together to express a meaning. THE ULTIMATE PHRASAL VERB BOOK Contents.. 4 TO THE TEACHER .. 6 TO THE STUDENT .. 7 1. FOCUS ON: separable and nonseparable phrasal. TIP Sheet TWO-WORD (PHRASAL) VERBS. Verbs can be single words or can have "helpers" such as has, have, had, is, am, was, or can be accompanied by modals such as could, would, might, or if that were not confusing enough, there exists another kind of verb, phrasal verbs, which look like verbs with prepositions (or adverbs) attached: hand in, check up on, cracked up, fill out.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Dictionary of two-word verbs for students of English by Hall, Eugene J., Eugene Hall, , Minerva Books edition, in EnglishPages: Terms, Abbreviations, and Symbols Used in this Textbook verb Verb refers to the verb part of a phrasal verb. In other words, the phrasal verb minus the particle. In the phrasal verb pull over, pull is the verb and over is the particle. Verbs can be single words or can have "helpers" such as has, have, had, is, am, was, or were. Verbs can be accompanied by modals such as could, would, might, or may. As if that were not confusing enough, there exists another kind of verb, phrasal verbs, which look like verbs .   The meaning of a two-word verb can be very different from the meanings of the two-parts taken separately. The meeting had to be put off. (The meaning of put off is not the same as the meanings of put and off.) Some verbs can be used with both an adverb particle and a preposition. Examples are: get on with.

From add up to write down, from break in on to watch out for, this practical book will help students understand and use over of the most common two- and three word verbs in English. Fifteen brief stories about the everyday activities of one American family provide a context for the new verbs. Phrasal verbs are word groups that include a verb combined with a preposition or an adverb. They are used not only as verbs but as nouns, such as comedown, breakup, or showoff. They might also be used as adjectives, such as spaced-out, burned-out, broken-down, and many others. 3. They are bringing out a new edition of this book. 4. I suspect that this scheme will eventually fall through. 5. I find it difficult to get on with her. 6. I am looking forward to becoming a grandmother. 7. When she became a successful artist, she began to look down upon her old friends. 8. The Chief Minister gave away the prizes. Other editions - View all. The Two-Word Verb: A Dictionary of the Verb-Preposition Phrases in American The two-word verb: a dictionary of the verb-preposition phrases in American The Two-Word Verb: A Dictionary of the Verb Preposition Phrases in American Reviews: 1.