Phrasal Verbs


✔ READ OVER – to check for accuracy. 
– Always read over your work to ensure there are no grammatikalor spelllling mesteakes. 
✔ READ THROUGH – to check something for accuracy/it’s content by reading all of it. 
– I read through the script for our theatre performance and I can say with my hand on my heart that it is terrible. 

✔ READ OVER gives the idea of “gist”. 
– He read over the contract carefully.
✔ JOT DOWN – to quickly make some notes. 
– So, if all female students would like to jot down my phone number on a piece of paper, I might be able to help you personally with the homework assignments. 
✔ HAND IN – to give something to a person in authority. 
– I want you to hand in the essay on the History of Mongolian Basket Weaving between 1841 and 1842 by Friday! 
✔ SAIL THROUGH – to pass easily. (informal) 
– I sailed through the exam… even without needing to cheat! 
✔ SCRAPE THROUGH – to barely pass. (informal) 
– I scraped through the test. I got 61% when the pass mark was 60%. Lucky malchik I am! 
✔ PUT THROUGH – to pay for/subsidize. 
– My dad put me through university. He paid for my course but only gave me 5 quid a week for food 
✔ COUNT TOWARDS – to be a part of what is needed to complete something. 
– In English universities, the first year never counts towards your final mark. 
✔ MARK DOWN – to receive a lower mark. 
– Although I wrote an amazing essay, I was marked down because of bad punctuation!!!…!!??”!!!

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