204 – 5 Phrasal Verbs with Move – English Vocabulary Lesson

204 - 5 Phrasal Verbs with Move - English Vocabulary Lesson

The verb move is used in a number of phrasal verb combination. Phrasal verbs can be a little bit tricky, but using them will certainly make your English sound more natural. For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at five different phrasal verbs that use the verb move.

Here are the example sentences:
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Using move in:

  • Happy English moved in to this space three years ago.
  • Jack found a new apartment. He’s going to move in on May 1st.
  • You can move in once you pay the first month’s rent.

Using move in with:

  • Lori moved in with her boyfriend last summer.
  • Her parents didn’t agree with her moving in with him because they are not married.
  • Danny moved in with his brother when he left his wife.

Using move out:

  • Serena said she wants to move out from her parent’s house after college.
  • If you don’t like your roommate that much, you should move out.
  • Jim’s company finally moved out of that old office building.

Using move on:

  • After ten years in ABC Bank, Bob moved on to become the CEO of XYZ Bank.
  • I’ve stayed in this company for a long time without a promotion. I think its time to move on.
  • Joe acted in some musicals in New York before moving on to doing movies in Hollywood.

Using move over:

  • Why are you sitting on that side of the sofa? Move over next to me!
  • Can you move up? I don’t have enough leg room.
  • The flowers on the table are pretty, but can you please move them over? I can’t see everyone!

Using move up:

  • I think my classes too easy can I move up?
  • Yuki has done a great job in level II. I think she is ready to move up to level III.
  • All students who pass the final exam are eligible to move up to the next level.

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180 – 6 Phrasal Verbs With PUT – English Vocabulary Lesson

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The verb put is used in a number of phrasal verbs. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how you can use these verbs.

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Here are the example sentences:

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  • My dog Happy could put away a whole chicken if I let her.
  • How many slices of pizza can you put away?
  • Jack always puts down his wife in front of others. He’s not nice.
  • I can’t put her down. She’s perfect in my eyes.
  • The picnic was put off for a week due to rain.
  • We have to put off the meeting until Joe gets back from his business trip.
  • Please don’t put on the air conditioner. We are trying to save power.
  • Put on the lights…it’s getting dark outside.
  • They are putting on the musical “Chicago” at the local dinner theater.
  • Bon Jovi always puts on a good show.
  • Please put out your cigarette before getting in the car.
  • The firemen put out the fire in the barn.
  • Apply put out the iPhone 6 this year.
  • Do you think they will put out any more Harry Potter books?
  • That new office building was put up in less than 6 months.
  • They will put up a statue of Washington in the park next year.
  • It is hard to put up with my dog’s strange personality.
  • Jack quit his job because he couldn’t put up with the new boss.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Jack paid much less for his bike than Jenny did!
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What can Michael’s dog Happy put away easily, if he let her?

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85 – Let It GO – Phrasal Verbs in English

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Let it go or let someone go are phrasal verbs in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at what Let it go means, and how you can use it in everyday English.

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Let it go:

  • The queen finally didn’t need to hide her power, so she let it go.
  • The millionaire was kidnapped, but they let him go after a few hours.
  • Johnny caught a frog in his back yard, but his mother told him to let it go.
  • The boss changed the vacation policy several times, and the employees complained each time. However, the last change in the policy was not so bad, so the employees let it go.
  • Your ex-girlfriend told you that you are cheap? Just let it go. Forget about her!
  • Jenny said she hates my new haircut, but I let it go.
  • When the balloon is full of helium, tie a knot and let it go.
  • Hold this end of the rope and don’t let it go until I say “now!”
  • I held on to the dog when the guests came into the house and then let her go. She greeted everyone!

Let someone go:

  • Jack was let go when the company found out he was working part time for their competitor.
  • Because of a drop in sales, the company let ten people go.
  • Even though many tech firms are letting employees go, ABC company just hired twenty people.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Toward the end of today’s podcast, Michael talked about two guys. Joe works hard, and Jim hardly works. Which guy would you like as a co-worker?
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How many different ways do we use let it/something/someone go, and can you give an example of one of them?

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