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Basic English - Use Of Preposition And Phrasal Verbs

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In this note we learn how to use some Preposition and Phrasal Verbs.

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    PREPOSITIONS of TIME in on at • • • • • the morning the afternoon the evening February (the) spring (the) summer (the) fall / autumn (the) winter 2014 the 1990s Sunday Monday morning Tuesday afternoon Wednesday evening my birthday a holiday May 5 weekday the weekend (IJ.S.) night 10:30 noon / midday midnight bedtime sunrise / sunset the weekend (U.K.) 9 165 Scanned by CamScanner
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    The DATE in English There are two ways of saying the date in English, Written English Spoken English March 7 MONTH DAY 7th March DAY + MONTH March seventh Even if the -th isot written. an ordinal nwnbet 15 still said. Numbers 3/7/ 17 MONTH/DAY/YEAR The seventh of March 7/ 3 / 17 Days We always use Months Months always start ordinal numbers with capital letters. for the date in spoken English. first econd 3rd third fourth 5th fifth sixth 7th seventh eighth ninth 91b tenth august August What day 'js this? 3/5/18 March 5, 2018 May 2018 Big difference! Years Years are normally divided into two parts: 1984 eighty-fcor 1652 sixteen fifty-two 1941 nineteen forty-one 2017 twenty seventeen Exception; Fot the YQarS from 2000 to 2010/ we normaliy say two thousand ond + number. 2006 two thousand and six Scanned by CamScanner
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    were was were were were are is are are are will will will will Scanned by CamScanner
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    you we they he/she/it you we they he/she/it you we they he/she/it Scanned by CamScanner
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    AT it 9 0'clock it Christmas at Easter at noon at night at midnight IN in the morning in the evening in the afternoon in the Easter holiday in the Christmas holiday in 'the winter in the summer t the weekend in 20B t lunch time t dinner t that time in the 21st century in August in December t the moment in three hours (three hours from now) ON on Mondays on Friday on Saturday on Sunday morning on Friday evening on Easter Monday On Christmas Day on Saturday night on June 13th on a summer evening on a cold day on that day Scanned by CamScanner
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    General Bigger Mores ecifl( Smaller Scanned by CamScanner
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    ENGLISH GRAMMAR AT-ON-IN PREPOSITIONS OF TIME -l get up at 7 0'clock. AT + Specific Time -The movie starts at 8.30. -They sing carols at Christmas. AT + Holiday Period + Days ON + Dates IN IN IN IN + Months + Years -+ the + Decade + the + Century + Season IN + Time Period Come and visit us at Thanksgiving. I will visit you on Wednesday. -Where were you on Friday? -u His birthday is on March 27th. -The exam is on the 16th. -My birthday is in January. - I'm going on vacation in August. -Shakespeare was born in 1564. -The Titanicsank in 1912. - Life was difficult in the 1940s. -There were many hippies in the'60s. -Weare living in the 21st century. -It was built in the sixth century. -We go to the beach in summer. -There are many flowers in spring. -The meeting starts in ten minutes. -t, She will be here in three hours. Scanned by CamScanner
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    Subject Pronoun You She It We You They Object Pronoun You Him Her It Us You Them Possessive Adjective My Your His Her Its Our Your Possessive Pronoun Mine Yours His Hers Its Ours Yours Their Theirs Scanned by CamScanner
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    Adverbs vf Frequency Freqænt}y Scmetimes Seldom lox Rerely ever; Scanned by CamScanner
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    morning sunrise 06:00 dawn 6 am morning midday / noon afternoon sunset dusk 6 prn NIGHT evening midnight Scanned by CamScanner
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    What's the time? five to ten o'clock 12 Past to quarter twenty to 10 To five past ten past 't 4 quarter past twenty past Oventy-five half to past twenty-five past Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL veRBS - GET ALONG Have o friendly relationship IN Go inside o car. roorn. home arrive at o place Manage to survive inspite of dfficulties OFF leave a bus. train plane or a place OVER THROUGH Succeed in finishing o task ACROSS Cause to be undestood AWAY something taken back or away Overcome a problem Scanned by CamScanner
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    OTHERS WAY TO SAY cheerful and frieudly feeling or shotving grent ighté showing sureOnd sntis action pleasure or happiness noticeablvhnppy and optimistic. eheerful joyful exp curing at plenrure or happiness Scanned by CamScanner
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    čro sed Ě)JJĽy great. impaetlanguagetľainiľgg,eonĺ Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL vertBs - TAKE OFF a taking off from a FOR OVER starting point as in to believe something beginning a race. to begin to do something usually wrongly. obout someone or something to stort doing something regularly as o habit job or interest DOWN to separate a large structure into _pieces TAKE BACK that someone else was doing OUT to remove something from a pocket 'bag etc AWAY something taken back or away to take something that you have bought bock to the shops because it is broken or not suitable Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL veRBS - OFF FOR A button fell off my I canh believe how many coot. people still fall for the coin glued to the sidewalk. The heavy rain caused the roof to fall in INTO He fell into conversation With a girl at a bor. FALL After the divorce. oll his friend fell away one by one. FALL BEHIND You ore falling behind the rent APART Mu old briefcase 'is falling apart. Ill have to buy a new one AWAY DOWN Thot is where uour reasoning falls down. Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL veRBS - THROW OFF He has never been able to throw off that young boy image. He threw on a T-shirt and raced and outside Shejust threw in some comment about how terrible o manager Nick wasp This system has thrown up a few problems. THROW DOWN HIMSELF INTO He loves his new job ond has thrown himself into it with great enthusosrn OUT This programme keeps throwing out error AWAY The team threw away its chance in semi finals. The soldier threw down their weapons and surrendered Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL veRBS - GET ALONG Have o friendly relationship IN Go inside o car. roorn. home arrive at o place Manage to survive inspite of dfficulties OFF leave a bus. train plane or a place OVER THROUGH Succeed in finishing o task ACROSS Cause to be undestood AWAY something taken back or away Overcome a problem Scanned by CamScanner
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    PHRasaL veRBS - GET ALONG Have o friendly relationship IN Go inside o car. roorn. home arrive at o place Manage to survive inspite of dfficulties OFF leave a bus. train plane or a place OVER THROUGH Succeed in finishing o task ACROSS Cause to be undestood AWAY something taken back or away Overcome a problem Scanned by CamScanner

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