How many phrasal verbs with ‘look’ do you know? In this study guide, you can read about 20 different phrasal verbs, many of them with more than one meaning. You will find a definition and a clear example for each one. Read the example sentences and learn what it means to ‘look up to someone’, to ‘look in on someone’ and to ‘look after someone’! Remember to test your understanding with the exercises at the end.
Look round is used in exactly the same way as ‘look around’.
To look at something to see what is there.
Do you want to look round your new school?
Match questions 8-14 with the answers a-g
Complete the missing phrasal verbs using the particles below. Use each letter a-f once only.
a. for b. in on c. out for d. after e. around f. forward to
How are you? My mum and dad are away this week so I have been looking _______________ (15) my little sister, Samantha. She’s been really well-behaved today, so it’s been fun. I’ve also looked ________________ (16) my grandma a couple of times. She lives alone, so she feels lonely when my parents are away. I went to see her on my way home from work to check everything was ok. Yesterday I went into town, but I didn’t buy anything. I just looked __________ (17) the shops. I was looking _____________ (18) a new bag, but I couldn’t find one. I’m really looking ________________ (19) seeing you next week. Maybe we can go for a meal together. I’ll meet you at the station. Shall we meet near the ticket machines? I’ll look _______________ (20) you at about twelve o’clock.
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In this study guide, we will teach you 11 common phrasal verbs with ‘break’. Learn their many meanings, explore real native examples of phrasal verbs in context, and try our exercises at the end to test your understanding. You can even save a pdf copy of this guide to use later. Ready? Let’s look at the list! Continue reading