Phrasal verbsA verb can combine with an adverb or preposition.
verb + adverb = phrasal verb
verb + preposition = prepositional verb
The meaning of phrasal verb is often very different from the meanings of the two words taken separately.
There are phrasal verb with an idiomatic meaning.
- come about = happen
- give up = abandon
- look for = search for, seek
- It came about in the way.
- I have given up the habit of smoking
- He is looking for his pen.
Now we can bi-heart some preposition & adverbs
Put aside = save for future
Put away = put in the usual place
Put back = replace
Put down = place down
Put forth = exert
Put forward = offer for consideration
Put in = make a claim
Put off = postpone
Put on = wear
Put out = cause to stop burning
Put up = erect
There are many combination and various meaning for these words.I give you only one meaning. please find the other meaning from dictionary.
Exercise - 1
- I have decided to ________ my visit to Mysore.
- The suggestions ________ by you are not at all accepted.
- Every month I _________ a portion of my salary.
- As he lost his bag during the journey, he ________a claim for compensation.
- He _______ a small outhouse for accommodation the gusts.
- put off
- put forward
- put aside
- put in
- put up
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