Building on last week’s lesson on phrasal verbs, this week we’re going to discuss three word phrasal verbs. We’re also going to cover the rules for using pronouns with transitive phrasal verbs.   A phrasal verb is an idiomatic expression consisting of a verb plus an adverb or preposition. The addition of the adverb/preposition gives…

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This week we’re going to begin talking about phrasal verbs. A phrasal verb is an idiomatic expression consisting of a verb plus an adverb or preposition. The addition of the adverb/preposition gives the verb a different meaning than it has on its own.   If you need more help with phrasal verbs or any other…

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Verb tense consistency is especially important in modern English. In most cases, verb tenses must remain the same within and among sentences, paragraphs, and entire passages. Yet, there are a handful of situations where a shift in verb tense is not only acceptable but necessary to help express a particular idea.   Unacceptable Shifts English…

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