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    spruce up phrasal v.

    Dear teachers,

    Could you check if I used the phrasal verb correctly in the sentences?

    - I am very delighted to see our nicely spruced up office.

    - The park are sprucing up with nice rustic benches.

    - I must spruce up a bit for my interview tomorrow.

    Thank a lot

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    Re: spruce up phrasal v.

    - I am very delighted to see our nicely spruced-up office.

    - They are sprucing up with nice rustic benches.

    - I must spruce up a bit for my interview tomorrow.



    • I like how you spruced up the place.

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    Re: spruce up phrasal v.

    Quote Originally Posted by Donno View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Could you check if I used the phrasal verb correctly in the sentences?

    - I am very delighted to see our nicely spruced up office.

    - The park are sprucing up with nice rustic benches.

    - I must spruce up a bit for my interview tomorrow.

    Thank a lot
    We don't use intensifiers like "very" with "delighted".

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    Re: spruce up phrasal v.

    bhaisahab, thanks for correcting me.

    Ok, I'll change it to so

    I am so delighted to...
    Last edited by Donno; 05-Nov-2010 at 01:18.

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