Phrasal Verbs (3)Revision:
Present Perfect Vocabulary
* Some of these phrasal verbs have other meanings but these are the meanings for this conversation. pick up
- to collect someone in a car; the subject can come in the middle or at the end, i.e.
But pronouns are always in the middle, i.e.
- I'll pick up James up at seven.
- I'll pick James up at seven.
run out of
- I'll pick you up at the station.
- She'll pick him up outside the college.
- something is used up, finished, i.e.
Can be used with abstract nouns, i.e. time, energy...
- We've run out of coffee = we had coffee but now it's all gone.
- The lesson must finish now, we've run out of time.
- I have to rest, I've run out of energy.
- to learn information about someone or something, i.e.
- Did you find out who stole the money?
- Can you find out what time the train leaves tomorrow?
- to begin a journey, i.e.We'll set off for London at ten o'clock. I'll be setting off as soon as the rain stops. take off
- when an aeroplane leaves the ground, i.e.
- Our plane takes off at midnight.
- We couldn't take off for three hours because of bad weather.