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    [m]=?

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    perk (sb) up (BECOME HAPPY) phrasal verb [M]

    to become or cause someone to become happier, more energetic or active:

    She perked up as soon as I mentioned that Charles was coming to dinner.
    He perked up at the news.
    Would you like a cup of coffee? It might perk you up a bit.
    Hello! What does ' [M]' stand for here? Thanks in advance.

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    Re: [m]=?

    [M] A phrasal verb which can be separated (where the adverb can go before or after the object).
    (not verbs like "look after" which cannot be separated)

    Source: Labels & Codes

    Cambridge Dictionaries Online - Cambridge University Press
    Last edited by BobK; 26-May-2008 at 12:55. Reason: Fix link


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    Re: [m]=?

    [M] A phrasal verb which can be separated (where the adverb can go before or after the object).
    (not verbs like "look after" which cannot be separated)

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    Re: [m]=?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    [M] A phrasal verb which can be separated (where the adverb can go before or after the object).
    (not verbs like "look after" which cannot be separated)
    You're fast. Sorry for editing my post.


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    No need to apologise - double confirmation is all the the good

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    Not the most intuitively apt of abbreviations!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Not the most intuitively apt of abbreviations!

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    I know! Do you think it means movement?

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    #8

    Re: [m]=?

    Dear Teachers,

    I didn't notice there's a function of 'help' in online Cambridge Dictionary before. I'm sorry I didn't offer the URL link but you are all smart cookie. I have learned how to make my question clearer.

    Thank you so much!

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