will you? (request); Present PerfectNotes:
In all these phrasal verbs the obeject can go after or in between the verb and preposition.Vocabulary
- to clean and tidy a room, a table, etc. i.e
- You can't watch television until you've cleared up your bedroom.
- Clear the living room up, please, you've left your clothes and magazines everywhere.
- to put things where they are usually kept, i.e.
- He never puts his clothes away, just leaves them lying on the chair.
- Let's put away the board game now.
- to rebuke or criticise someone when they have done something wrong, i.e.
turn down -
- My boss told me off for being late.
- She told off the children for breaking the chair.
to reduce a volume of sound, i.e.
wipe up -
- Can you turn down the radio, please, it's a bit loud?
- Can you turn the TV down, please.
to clean up a spilt liquid, i.e- Oh, no, I've spilt my fruit juice.
- Never mind, I'll wipe it up.
- Please wipe up the mess on the table.