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    Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

    Hi!

    Can we make a list of phrasal verbs and idioms which are evaluated in FCE and CAE exams?

    I am preparing myself for those exams and I do not know what Idioms and Phrasal Verbs I am going to be evaluated in :S

    Thanks! ;)

    PS: One list for phrasal verbs and another for idioms.

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    Re: Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

    You can, but there are no lists from Cambridge, so in theory they could test anything. They tend to stick with the more common verbs (take/put/get, etc), rather than ones like butter/trickle. So, I am afraid that it wouldn't be that much use. Familiarise yourself with the standard core verbs- I can't suggest much more than that.

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    Re: Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

    Thanks!

    What about idioms and sayings in CAE's exam?

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    Re: Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

    They don't go much for idioms, so it's basically the best-known or ones that are comprehensible from context. The might test somethiong like 'storm in a teacup', but they wouldn't go for something like 'plain as a pikestaff'.

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