Making requests and giving instructions
A phrasal verb is a verb combined with an
or a preposition, or sometimes
both, to give a new meaning.
Sometimes a phrasal verb is followed by a preposition.
Sometimes the phrasal verb has an object. Usually there are two positions for the
object. You can say:
Phrasal verb: turn on; Object: the computer
But, if the object is a pronoun (me, you, him, her, etc.), there is only one possible
position for the phrasal verb.
Phrasal verb: turn on; Object: it (instead of the computer)
She turned on the computer.
She turned the computer on.
She turned it on.
Peter, get on the bus, please.
Peter needs to take the bus, because he
Peter gets on well with his father.
Peter has a nice relationship with his
runs away from
Mary doesn’t want to meet John;
she leaves quickly when she sees
An adverb is a word that adds more information about place, time, manner, cause
or degree to a verb, an adjective, a phrase or another adverb.