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Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 11

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 11

 

1. go down
SUN
 When the sun goes down, it moves down in the sky until it cannot be seen any more.
 
Dictionary example:
  • I sat with Ken and Olga and watched the sun go down.
  • Late in the [evening] we can go to the beach and see the sun go down.

 

 
2. go for sth
CHOOSE
 to choose something
 
Dictionary example:
  • I don't know whether to go for the fish or the steak.
  • Please, in your next letter, let me know what kind of shopping you go for.

 

 
3. go off
LEAVE
 to leave a place and go somewhere else
 
Dictionary example:
  • They've gone off to the pub.
  • Luckily someone came along soon afterwards and they went off to phone for an ambulance which brought us here.

 

 
4. go off
STOP WORKING
 If a light or machine goes off, it stops working.
 
Dictionary example:
  • The heating goes off at 10 o'clock.
  • Suddenly the computer shut down and the light went off.

 

 
5. go on
CONTINUE
 to continue to happen or exist
 
Dictionary examples:
  • The meeting went on until six o'clock.
  • The path seemed to go on forever.
  • I know she's upset about losing her job, but life must go on.
  • Jonathan, this can't go on any more, this week you spent with me I could see you have been working too hard.

 

 

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 11