The new edition of the Cambridge Phrasal Verbs Dictionary covers around 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English. Clear explanations and guidance help learners master this difficult yet essential aspect of the English language. * Fully updated with new phrasal verbs, e.g. cosy up to, copy in, sex up * Clear advice on grammar and usage * Thousands of example sentences show phrasal verbs in typical contexts * Most common phrasal verbs highlighted so students know which to learn * A thematic section shows phrasal verbs in topic groups for vocabulary expansion
An invaluable new reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. Based on evidence from the Cambridge International Corpus, this book provides clear and simple explanations of over 4,500 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today. It uses a carefully controlled defining vocabulary, making all explanations easy to understand. It contains thousands of example sentences, showing phrasal verbs in context and gives clear information on grammar and collocation without using complicted codes. In addition, it gives students guidance on the most useful phrasal verbs to learn and includes exercises enabling students to practise phrasal verbs. It also contains theme panels presenting phrasal verbs in topic groups [e.g. relationships: chat up, ask out, settle down, split up].
This new edition of the Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the most important phrasal verbs in English. Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary gives learners of English detailed help with this often tricky area of the English language. This edition has been fully revised to provide learners with detailed information on phrasal verbs in a language that is easy to understand. The new, 2-colour layout of the dictionary means that it is easier than ever for students to find the information they need. With over a thousand new phrasal verbs, and thousands of updated examples from the Collins Corpus, this major new edition is packed with information on how phrasal verbs work, what they mean and how to use them. New features for this edition include an index of 200 single-word verbs and their phrasal verb equivalents, plus information on when you should use a single-word verb (for example, in academic writing) and when a phrasal verb would be more appropriate (for example, during an informal conversation with a friend). This edition also includes collocations boxes, providing students with the language they need to build natural-sounding sentences in English. There is also a self-study exercise section at the back of the book so that students can practise and consolidate what they have learnt. The fully-revised particles index provides students with in-depth information on what particles mean, boosting their vocabulary and understanding of the language. As with all COBUILD products, the Collins Corpus provides thousands of examples of real English, showing words in context and providing essential guidance on usage. Attractively presented, the Collins COBUILD Phrasal Verbs Dictionary is invaluable for all learners of English wishing to gain a fuller understanding of phrasal verbs and use them more effectively.
English Phrasal Verbs in Use is a vocabulary book for intermediate level learners and above. It is primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice text but it can also be used for classroom work. 70 easy-to-use two-page units: phrasal verbs are presented with a range of practice exercises on first-hand pagesPresents and explains approximately 1000 phrasal verbsContains a Mini dictionaryPromotes good learning habits with study tips and follow-up tasksContains a comprehensive, student-friendly answer keyIncludes the most frequently used phrasal verbs from a corpus of written and spoken English and from the Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs
Updated to reflect questions found on the most recent ESL tests, this book presents 400 common phrasal verbs as they are used in everyday English. Phrasal verbs are verbs combined with prepositions or adverbs. Familiarity with phrasal verbs and understanding their use as nouns (breakup, showoff, etc.) or adjectives (spaced-out, broken-down, stressed-out, and many others) is essential to ESL students. Updated information includes: the most commonly used phrasal verbs; activities and examples that reflect our current technology and the world around us; an expanded introduction for the teacher with a thorough breakdown and explanation of phrasal verbs; and, a discussion of separable and inseparable phrasal verbs in Unit I, and more. This book’s hundreds of examples in context and hundreds of exercises will be extremely useful to ESL students who are preparing for TOEFL or who simply wish to improve their English.
A new, completely revised edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English, Volume 1. The most authoritative survey of phrasal verbs in English, brought completely up to date with many examples of the use of English in the 90s. The improved design makes verbs easier to find, and there is a new, simpler grammatical coding.
CD-ROM includes interactive exercises covering 100 areas of key vocabulary, audio recordings for listening practice, a test function, a progress check, a built-in dictionary.
Improve your understanding of phrasal verbs in English. Explanations and practice of approximately 1,000 phrasal verbs, written for advanced-level (C1 to C2) learners of English. Perfect for both self-study and classroom activities. Learn phrasal verbs in context, with lots of different topics, including 'Lectures and seminars', 'Agreeing' and 'Social life'. Be confident about what you are learning, thanks to Cambridge research into how English is really spoken and written, and get better at studying by yourself, with study tips, follow-up tasks and an easy to use answer key.
The dictionary gives students the information they need to understand over 6,000 common British and American phrasal verbs, and use them correctly. Clear, simple definitions, with examples to show how phrasal verbs are used. Usage notes dealing with common problems help learners avoid typical mistakes. Synonyms and opposites help learners build their vocabulary. Common subjects and objects are shown to help learners use the verbs appropriately. 25 pages of tips and photocopiable exercises for classroom or individual practice. 'Guide to the Particles' explains the most important meanings of the main adverbs and prepositions used in phrasal verbs to help learners see patterns.
A two-coloured dictionary of phrasal verbs containing unique features to help students grasp this challenging and essential area of language.
Learn the language of Nebraska . . .and 49 other states With more entries than any other reference of its kind, McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs shows you how American English is spoken today. You will find commonly used phrasal verbs, idiomatic expressions, proverbial expressions, and clichés. The dictionary contains more than 24,000 entries, each defined and followed by one or two example sentences. It also includes a Phrase-Finder Index with more than 60,000 entries.
Cambridge Idioms Dictionary
Author: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen
5,000 phrasal verbs, including new ones from computing, business, and the Internet. Unique Phrasal Verbs Activator® helps learners choose the right phrasal verb for the context. Clear grammar patterns show how to use phrasal verbs.