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Podcast: English Phrasal Verb Break Off

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Break Off #1Alternative Meaning: To end a relationship Example 1:It was a difficult decision but Julie broke it off with John.It was a difficult decision but Julie ended the relationship with John.Example 2:When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to break it off.When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to end the relationship.Join Us Free for More Phrasal Verb LessonsReal English Conversations teaches more than just phrasal verb lessons. We teach students how to become confident, fluent speakers that understand native speakers. Come to our website to learn more about the 7-Day Trial of the Fluency Power Pack membership which gives you access to:Full Phrasal Verb Lessons & Phrasal Verb StoriesReal conversation lessons with audio downloads and transcriptsSpeaking activities designed to improve vocabulary and fluencyJoin conversation practice sessions with a native speaker.Learn more about the joining us FREE for 7 days here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

1min

21 Feb 2018

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English Phrasal Verb Bank On

This is the phrasal verb 'Bank On' which has one meaning. This lesson describes that it means to base your hopes on something or someone.We recommend that listening to this English phrasal verb audio lesson until the end, then do the exercises below to practice and to see if you understand how to use it in context.https://englishphrasalverbscourse.podbean.com/mf/web/j7w4fk/PV54BankOn.mp3Phrasal Verb Lesson: Bank OnDecide which sentence uses the phrasal verb 'Bank On' correctly? Leave a comment on our website in the comment section below with your answer.We couldn't go to the bank on Sunday. We couldn't bank on the bank to be open on Sunday. We couldn't put the bank on our list for Sunday.Get More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together!Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial hereOther Phrasal Verb Lessons:Hear some other lessons from our podcast. Examples and audio to help you understand each one. Wash Down #2 Take Down #1 Run Down #1

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21 Jan 2019

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253. Come Up, Get Up & 3 Others | Phrasal Verb Story

In this English Phrasal Verb Podcast lesson, you will be learning 6 new phrasal verbs: come up, come out, get up (to), walk around, go on, and look up!We will be using an audio clip from one of our Real Conversations Lessons about owning a delivery service. In particular, this audio clip describes what happened during a delivery order that Amy was dropping off to a client in a rural area late at night.

14mins

4 Nov 2019

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251. Pull Over, Go Over & Get Rid Of [Phrasal Verb Lessons]

In this podcast lesson, you will learn the meaning of 3 phrasal verbs that you'll hear in an audio clip from the Real English Conversation Lesson about driving.In the audio clip, Amy and Curtis are discussing why you might be stopped by the police while you are driving. Also, how Amy's first speeding ticket helped her to finally get her regulars driver's license without any restrictions.The phrasal verbs you will hear in this lesson are: Pull Over - to move to the side of the road Go Over - to exceed (something - like a speed limit) Get Rid OfExamples: I had to pull over to take a break from driving. You were going way over the speed limit! She needs to get rid of the junk in the closet.Learning Phrasal Verbs from Real ConversationsThe audio sample that we used to create this audio lessons is full of phrasal verbs that we used naturally while we described various situations and stories. To get access to the full conversation lesson, all you need to do is create an account as a Free Member to get the full conversation and transcription.Learning phrasal verbs as you hear them being used in context is much easier than memorizing a list of phrasal verbs with several different meanings. With more than 40 full conversations on our website (12+ hours of audio), you can quickly learn the most common vocabulary, phrasal verbs and expressions that native speakers use in everyday communication.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining us as a Free Member hereOther Phrasal Verb Lessons:Hear some other lessons from our podcast. Examples and audio to help you understand each one. Break Off Bend Over Act Up

9mins

25 May 2019

Rank #4

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English Phrasal Verb Make Out (3 of 3)

The phrasal verb 'make out' is used in three different ways. In this lesson, we show you the meaning to hear something or understand something.Listen to the whole English audio lesson, then do the exercises below to check and see if you understand how to use it in context.https://englishphrasalverbscourse.podbean.com/mf/web/rvqx98/PV40MakeOut3.mp3Phrasal Verb Lesson: Make OutDecide which sentence uses the phrasal verb 'Make out' correctly? Leave your answer hereI couldn't make out in the English dialogue. I couldn't make out the English dialogue. I couldn't make it out the English dialogue.Get More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together!Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial herePrevious Lessons:Hear some other lessons from our podcast. Examples and audio to help you understand each one. Look Forward Get Together #1 Take Down #1

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7 Jan 2019

Rank #5

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Fall Out – English Phrasal Verb Lesson

Learn the meaning of English phrasal verb: Fall Out. This phrasal verb has 2 different meanings but this lesson focuses on a problem in a relationship, a fight or a quarrel.Listen to the audio here:https://englishphrasalverbscourse.podbean.com/mf/web/tgvp83/PV_244_Fall_Out_2.mp3Phrasal Verb Lesson 244: Fall Out #2Here are the examples that were used in the audio. Below, you will find 2 additional examples to help you understand how to use this phrasal verb in context.Alternative meaning:  To fight, quarrel or have a problem in a relationshipExample 1: The kids have fallen out and are no longer speaking to one another. The kids had a fight and are no longer speaking to one another.Example 2: I never want to fall out with you because we are best friends. I never want to have a fight with you and never speak again because we are best friends.Additional Examples where this phrasal verb is used as a noun: My mom had a falling out with her step-sister and they can't be together in the same room anymore. When I found out my friend was saying bad things about me, I confronted her and we had a falling out.Get More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together!Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial herePrevious Lessons: Get Together Run Down Burn Out

1min

21 Sep 2018

Rank #6

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English Phrasal Verb Slip Up

This is a free lesson where we give you some excellent examples showing how to use slip up which means to make a mistake or to have an error.Listening to the audio lesson shows you the correct way to express this verb, Then you will be able to complete an exercise below to practice how to use it in context.https://englishphrasalverbscourse.podbean.com/mf/web/rykxfc/PV16SlipUpFree.mp3Phrasal Verb Lesson: Slip UpDecide which sentence uses the phrasal verb 'Slip Up' correctly? Leave a comment in the comment section below with your answer.I slipped up the ice and fell on my butt. John slipped up on the bill and did not charge enough to the client. We like to slip up a nice cold drink on a hot day to cool off.Get FREE Access to our Fluency Power Pack MembershipJoin us FREE for 7 days to get access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course, printable lessons and the Phrasal Verb Stories related to these podcast lessons. Of course, we know you want to improve all aspects of your English to reach fluency which is why our membership includes lessons that show you how to improve your listening skills and give you activities to help you improve your speaking skills too. During your free trial, you will also be able to join the conversation practice sessions to participate in a video call with a native speaker and other members from our website. Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial herePrevious Lessons:Hear some other lessons from our podcast. Examples and audio to help you understand each one. Get Together #1 Get Over #2 Cut Out #1

1min

7 Dec 2018

Rank #7

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254. Walk Over, Get Back, Come Around | Phrasal Verb Podcast

In this English podcast lesson, you are going to learn another 5 phrasal verbs. In episode #253, you heard part 1 of the audio where Amy was driving up a long driveway to drop off a delivery order to a customer. In this lesson, you will hear how the story finishes and why this is one of her favorite stories from this job.

12mins

2 Dec 2019

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Phrasal Verbs (258): Carry On, Wander Around | Learn Everyday English with Stories

Learn with this English story that uses two very common phrasal verbs: Carry On and Wander Around. The audio is going to help you make learning these phrasal verbs very easy!

6mins

6 Apr 2020

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Lesson 4: Take Off #1 | English Phrasal Verb

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Take Off #1Alternative Meaning:  To leave the groundExample 1:I can't wait for this airplane to take off.I can't wait for this airplane to leave the ground.Example 2:The rocket took off 30 seconds ago.The rocket left the ground 30 seconds ago.Get More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together plus access to other lessons from our courses by joining our FREE trial. Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

1min

21 Dec 2015

Rank #10

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Phrasal Verb Break Off: Conversation Lesson

Break off has a few different meanings. In this lesson, we are going to focus on how it means 'to end a relationship'. You will hear it being used to describe a romantic relationship and also a business relationship.

3mins

21 Mar 2018

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Burn Out: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

A conversational style phrasal verb lesson where we give you some examples of how to use 'Burn Out' to talk about a lightbulb that has died or a fire that is not burning anymore.

3mins

21 Jan 2018

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Go After | English Phrasal Verb

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Go AfterAlternative Meaning: To be next or followExample 1:When you are in a line-up, you go after the person in front of you.When you are in a line-up, you are next after the person in front of you.Example 2:The letter C goes after the letter B in the English alphabetThe letter C follows the letter B in the English alphabetGet More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together plus access to other lessons from our courses by joining our FREE trial.Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

2mins

21 Apr 2018

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English Phrasal Verb Fish For

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Fish ForAlternative Meaning: To ask or look for informationExample 1:When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were fishing for more information.When I spoke to the insurance company I could tell they were trying to get more information.Example 2:My mom knew the story was not true, so she started fishing for the truth with her questions.My mom knew the story was not true, so she started trying to get the truth with her questions.Get FREE Access to our Fluency Power Pack MembershipJoin us FREE for 7 days to get access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course, printable lessons and the Phrasal Verb Stories related to these podcast lessons.Of course, we know you want to improve all aspects of your English to reach fluency which is why our membership includes lessons that show you how to improve your listening skills and give you activities to help you improve your speaking skills too.During your free trial, you will also be able to join the conversation practice sessions to participate in a video call with a native speaker and other members from our website.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

1min

21 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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Look Forward | English Phrasal Verb

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Look FowardAlternative Meaning: To anticipate or think about something in the future.Example 1:It’s normal to look forward to and upcoming vacation.It’s normal to think about an upcoming vacation.Example 2:I’m looking forward to meeting my language exchange partner in Colombia in real life.I’m anticipating the moment when I meet my language exchange partner in Colombia in real life.Get FREE Access to our Fluency Power Pack MembershipJoin us FREE for 7 days to get access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course, printable lessons and the Phrasal Verb Stories related to these podcast lessons.Of course, we know you want to improve all aspects of your English to reach fluency which is why our membership includes lessons that show you how to improve your listening skills and give you activities to help you improve your speaking skills too.During your free trial, you will also be able to join the conversation practice sessions to participate in a video call with a native speaker and other members from our website.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

1min

21 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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Go After: Conversation Lesson | English Phrasal Verb Podcast

Go after can be used in a couple of different ways. In this lesson, we explain how to use it when you are talking about a sequence of events or to 'be next'.

2mins

21 May 2018

Rank #16

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Lesson 208: Take Down #1 | Easy English Phrasal Verb

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Take Down #1Alternative Meaning: To write something so you can remember it laterExample 1:Take down my phone number and call me if you have any questions.Write down my phone number and call me if you have any questions.Example 2:If you don’t take down any notes, you will probably forget some information.If you don’t write any notes, you will probably forget some information.Get FREE Access to our Fluency Power Pack MembershipJoin us FREE for 7 days to get access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course, printable lessons and the Phrasal Verb Stories related to these podcast lessons.Of course, we know you want to improve all aspects of your English to reach fluency which is why our membership includes lessons that show you how to improve your listening skills and give you activities to help you improve your speaking skills too.During your free trial, you will also be able to join the conversation practice sessions to participate in a video call with a native speaker and other members from our website.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

1min

21 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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Hand In – English Phrasal Verb Lesson

Learn the meaning of English phrasal verb: Hand In. This phrasal verb means to submit something like an assignment.Listen to the audio here:https://englishphrasalverbscourse.podbean.com/mf/web/tgvp83/PV_244_Fall_Out_2.mp3Phrasal Verb Lesson: Hand InAlternative:  To submit something (like an assignment)Example 1: The teacher told his students they had to hand in the assignment first thing tomorrow. The teacher told his students they had to submit the assignment first thing tomorrow.Example 2: I think it’s a good idea to hand in your resume to as many people as you can if you want to get a job. I think it’s a good idea to submit your resume to as many people as you can if you want to get a job.Additional examples where this phrasal verb is used: You have to hand in your report by Monday You have to submit your report by MondayAssignments that are not handed in on time will not be accepted. Assignments that are not submitted on time will not be accepted.Get FREE Access to our Fluency Power Pack MembershipJoin us FREE for 7 days to get access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course, printable lessons and the Phrasal Verb Stories related to these podcast lessons.Of course, we know you want to improve all aspects of your English to reach fluency which is why our membership includes lessons that show you how to improve your listening skills and give you activities to help you improve your speaking skills too.During your free trial, you will also be able to join the conversation practice sessions to participate in a video call with a native speaker and other members from our website.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial herePrevious Lessons:Hear some other lessons from our podcast. Examples and audio to help you understand each one. Catch Up Take Down Burn Out Bank on

1min

21 Jul 2018

Rank #18

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English Phrasal Verb Take Down – Conversation Style Lesson

Hear us use the phrasal verb 'take down' in a few different ways that are natural and unscripted. We want you to hear how native speakers use this in real life to build your confidence of hearing it in different situations.

2mins

21 Nov 2017

Rank #19

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Burn Out #1 | English Phrasal Verb

Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Burn Out #1Alternative Meaning: When a light stops working.Example 1:It’s time to change the light bulb because that one is going to burn out soon.It’s time to change the light bulb because that one is going to stop working soon.Example 2:If you leave your lights on, they will burn out sooner.If you leave your lights on, they will stop working sooner.Get More Phrasal Verb Lessons & Lessons for FluencyGet access to full lessons from the Phrasal Verb Course with lessons you can print, download the audio and get the Phrasal Verb Stories to hear all the phrasal verb lessons being used together plus access to other lessons from our courses by joining our FREE trial. Your free trial includes access to join conversation practice sessions (with a native speaker) and online lessons that focus on improving listening and speaking skills to speak English confidently and fluently.Take the first step to reach your fluency goals by joining our 7-Day Free Trial here: https://realenglishconversations.com/courses/lp/fpp-trial/

2mins

21 Dec 2017

Rank #20