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Three-Word Phrasal Verbs (Transitive)

In articolul de astazi va vom prezenta ultima parte din categoria „phrasal verbs”, mai exact verbele care creaza expresii folosind doua prepozitii.

With the following phrasal verbs, you will find three parts:

  • break in on (interrupt = a intrerupe)

My father broke in on our conversation little time after we started it.

  • catch up with (keep abreast = a pune la curent cu, a tine pasul)

After a long trip, it was time to catch up with my friends.

  • check up on (examine, investigate = a verifica)

I called Rachel every day to check up on her.

  • come up with (to contribute (suggestion, money) = a contribui)

I’ve been asked to come up with some new ideas for our team project, but I couldn’t find any.

  • cut down on (curtail (expenses) = a reduce)

I cut down on the money I was spending on books.

  • drop out of (leave = a abandona)

My mother dropped out of school because she got married.

  • get along with (have a good relationship with = a se intelege bine cu cineva)

I always got along with my brother when we were kids.

  • get away with (escape blame = a scapa)

The cat ate the fish and get away with it.

  • get rid of (eliminate = a elimina)

John wanted to get rid of his enemies, but his plans failed.

  • get through it (finish = a termina, a trece peste)

That chapter was so boring that I couldn’t get through it.

  • keep up with (maintain pace with = a tine pasul cu …)

I keep up with my school friends.

  • look forward to (anticipate with pleasure = a astepta cu nerabdare)

I am looking forward to seeing my grandparents this summer.

  • look down on (despise = a se uita cu ciuda la cineva)

The entire class looked down on her because she got a bad mark.

  • look in on (visit (somebody) = a vizita)

I was going to look in on my grandparents, but they weren’t home.

  • look out for (be careful, anticipate = a avea grija de cineva)

I always have to look out for my little brother when my parents are gone.

  • look up to (respect = a respecta, a avea consideratie pentru cineva)

The kid looks up to his English teacher.

  • make sure of (verify = a se asigura, a verifica)

The teacher made sure of the student’s identity before the final exam.

  • put up with (tolerate = a tolera)

I don’t know why she puts up with him after all he did to her.

  • run out of (exhaust supply = a ramane fara, a epuiza)

We ran out of milk, so I have to go to the store to buy some.

  • take care of (be responsible for = a avea grija de, a fi responsabil de)

Every weekend I take care of my little sister.

  • talk back to (answer impolitely = a raspunde obraznic)

Our kid talked back to us so he was punished.

  • think back on (recall = a-si aminti)

When I think back on Johnny and the good times we had together, I get very sad.

  • walk out on (abandon = a abandona)

Her husband had walked out on her a year before she got sick.

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