上次推介給你的 phrasal verbs,有嘗試去運用了嗎?以下 10 句 phrasal verbs 亦都值得學會!

1. “Stand up for yourself” 並不是叫你自己站起來,而是叫你堅持自己的立場。

2. “Get away with” 有僥倖避過責任的意思,e.g. “My younger sister gets away with everything and I always get told off!”。

3. 要說二人關係融洽,可說 “They get along very well” 或 “They get on with each other very well.”。

4. “Fly” 是「飛」(動詞),但 ”fly into” 卻可指把某人惹怒了!
例:“I don’t know what made him fly into a rage.”

5. “Out of question” 解作「不容置疑」,與 “Out of the question”(絕無可能),有著相反意思,要小心使用。

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6. “Crack” 可解作「打爛」、「打開」,但 “crack me up” 卻指「笑死我了」!

7. “I am counting on you” = 我依靠你了。
“I am counting you in” = 我把你算在內了。

8. 要解決難題?You need to puzzle / figure it out!

9. 不再沉迷電玩,可說 “When I was young I was obsessed with computer games. I’ve grown out it now.”

10. “Iron a shirt” 是把衣服燙平,哪 “Iron out a problem” 呢?就是「把問題擺平/解決」了。
例:“We will have a meeting this afternoon to iron out the cash-flow problems.”



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