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    1. As soon as my divorce goes with, I'll get married.
    2. Tony's going away with a girl from work. I think he is quite serious about her.

    And please Explain the meaning of these phrasal verb for me ^^~

    oh.. 1 more question:
    Complete the sentence with an animal
    - As usual, the ...... 's of the budget is for defence

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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    Hi, and welcome.
    Please see my message to you here: http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...tml#post694205
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Here are some I have done. If you would have a look and tell me if I was wrong... It would be great then ^^!

    1. The burglar alarm went out in the middle of the night. Wake every body up.
    - off
    2. I think this fish has gone down - it stinks.
    - off
    3. What on earth is going out here?
    - on
    4. The fire went on and the room gradually became cold.
    - out
    5. The bomb went on when there were still lots of people in the building.
    - off
    6. The firm went out of business last week and their office has closed off
    - down
    7. The price of bread has gone on again. Last week it was 60p a loaf, now it is 70p/
    - up
    8. As soon as my divorce goes with, I'll get married.
    - I am thinking about it
    9. Before you sign the contract, you should go it on carefully with a solicitor.
    - through
    10. She said the she had a new job but refused to go up details.
    - to
    11. She went up speaking for two hours without stopping.
    - on
    12. There wasn't enough ice cream to go about, so some of the children had chocolate instead.
    - around
    13. Tony's going away with a girl from work. I think he is serious about her.
    - I am thinking about it too.

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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    Quote Originally Posted by kimhaze View Post
    1. The burglar alarm went out in the middle of the night. Wake every body up. - off
    2. I think this fish has gone down - it stinks. - off
    3. What on earth is going out here? - on
    4. The fire went on and the room gradually became cold. - out
    5. The bomb went on when there were still lots of people in the building.- off
    6. The firm went out of business last week and their office has closed off - down
    7. The price of bread has gone on again. Last week it was 60p a loaf, now it is 70p - up
    8. As soon as my divorce goes with, I'll get married. - I am thinking about it
    9. Before you sign the contract, you should go it on carefully with a solicitor. - through
    10. She said the she had a new job but refused to go up details. - to X
    11. She went up speaking for two hours without stopping.- on
    12. There wasn't enough ice cream to go about, so some of the children had chocolate instead. - around
    13. Tony's going away with a girl from work. I think he is serious about her.- I am thinking about it too.
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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
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    Thank you Fivejedjon
    But can you give me the answers of questions number 8,10 and 13. I have looked up for suitable phrasal verb but I didn't understand them well
    Or you can just give me the meanings of the 3 phrasal verbs for the questions

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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    8 It means when the divorce process has finished.
    10 To explain in more detail
    13 Date, be in a relationship with

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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    8- through
    10- into
    13- out
    Is it right?

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    Default Re: Replace the wrong preposition of the phrasal verb

    Quote Originally Posted by kimhaze View Post
    8- through
    10- into
    13- out
    Is it right?
    Yes.

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