Phrasal Verbs Revision:
unless Vocabulary come round / come over
- to visit someone, i.e.
carry on -
- Come round to my place for a meal tonight.
- She's coming over for coffee later.
to continue something, i.e.
run out of
- Right, now you've had a break let's carry on with the lesson.
- After recovering from her illness she carried on studying for her degree.
- a supply of something has been used up or is finished, i.e.
set up -
- The photocopier's run out of paper, can you load some more?
- I've run out of pasta, shall we have baked potatoes?
- The meeting must finish now, we've run out of time.
i) to start a business, i.e.
- He's set up a restaurant in Canterbury.
- She's setting up a new softeware company in France.
ii) to prepare equipment for use, i.e.
such a whizz
- Can you set up the computer in the living room, please?
- The film crew are setting up their cameras in the garden.
- (slang) very good at something, i.e.
- She's such a whizz at mending cars.
- no hope of success; unable to succeed, i.e.
to give someone a hand
- The team can't win now, it's hopeless.
- I'm hopeless at maths.
- to help them, i.e.
unless - if something doesn't happen, something else will, or won't, happen, i.e.
- Can you give me a hand to take the suitcases to the car, please?
- Unless it's raining we'll go for a picnic.
- I won't help you unless you pay me.
- We won't be able to afford a holiday unless we start saving money now.