Phrasal - prepositional verbs
- They’re made up of three parts: a verb, particle and preposition.
- Used in informal contexts.
- The meanig is difficult to guess from their individual parts.
Stand up for
To defend or support a particular idea or person.
Stand up for yourself.
Look up to
To admire or respect someone.
I have always looked up to my mother.
Get on with
Have a good relationship with someone
Do you get on with your co-workers?
Look forward to
Pleased or excited for something to happen
We look forward to meeting you next week.
Put up with
To accept an unpleasant situaion or person.
He’s so moody. I don’t know why she puts up with him.