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Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 24

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 24

 

1. stay behind
 to not leave a place when other people leave it
 
Dictionary example:
  • He stayed behind after class to speak to the teacher.

 

 
2. stay in
to stay in your home
 
Dictionary example:
  • Let's stay in tonight and watch a video.
  • I went with my friend, Marina, because she was not having classes any more, and she was bored of staying in [and] doing nothing.

 

 
3. switch off sth or switch sth off
 to turn off a light, television, etc. by using a switch
 
Dictionary example:
  • Remember to switch the computer off.
  • I was sad and tried to call her, [but] it was not possible because her mobile phone was switched off.

 

 
4. switch on sth or switch sth on
 to turn on a light, television, etc. by using a switch
 
Dictionary example:
  • Could you switch the light on?
  • We will switch on a light and will sing "Happy Birthday" and the party will begin.

 

 
5. take away sth or take sth away
FOOD
 to buy food in a shop or restaurant and eat it somewhere else
 
Dictionary example:
  • Is that to eat in or take away?

 

 

Essential English Phrasal Verbs - Episode 24