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  1. bagzi94's Avatar
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    Showing the meaning

    Write sentences showing the meaning of the phrasal verbs:

    1. break into
    2. look after
    3. take off
    4. give away
    5. go for

    My answers:

    I must break into my own house.
    My apartment was broke into.

    I look after my nephew.
    My grandmother looked after me when I was young.

    Doctor will ask you to take off your clothes.
    I will take my clothеs off when we get to the beach.

    He gave his daughter away and told the groom to look after her.
    She had to give her baby away as she couldn't afford to bring her up.

    I'll be glad If my dog go for you.
    Ill go for the yellow dress.

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    Re: Showing the meaning

    Not a teacher

    They all seem okay. Consider also: The plane took off at the expected time.

    Spelling corrections: My apartment was broken into.
    My dog goes for you

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    Re: Showing the meaning

    Also for "take off" -- My sister is coming to town and I'm going to take off a couple days from work.
    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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