5 Phrasal Verbs in a Situation Talking about Studying English

Phrasal verbs are a frequently requested topic, so this week we’re focusing in on SIX of them with examples in a “real life” conversation talking about studying phrasal verbs themselves. Wow, that is so meta. Anyway, here are the examples used in the video below. Don’t forget you can scroll down and click on the download button to get the video and transcript and study whenever you want!

DISCOVER – FIND OUT

I discovered that I’m going to have a test on phrasal verbs.

I found out that I’m going to have a test on phrasal verb.

POSTPONE – PUT OFF

I’ve postponed studying for too long.

I’ve put off studying for too long.

SUBMIT – HAND IN

I haven’t submitted all my assignments, so I need to do well.

I haven’t handed in all my assignments, so I need to do well.

EXHAUST – USE UP

I think I’ve exhausted all my options.

I think I’ve used up all my options.

BE REJECTED – TURNED DOWN

I’m scared I’ll be rejected to study in the United States.

I’m scared I’ll be turned down to study in the United States.

DISCARD – THROW AWAY

I guess I can discard my dreams now.

I guess I can throw away my dreams now.

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