A systematic coverage of over 3000 phrasal verbs. Meanings are carefully differentiated showing the wide range of sense and usage of verbs such as "take up", "go off" and "fall out". The dictionary shows typical collocations, synonyms and usage level of verbs. Drawing on the COBUILD database the dictionary provides thousands of examples of the typical ways in which everyday, modern English uses phrasal verbs. The syntactic patterns of each verb are set out clearly using a layout similar to the other COBUILD learners' dictionaries.
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DICTIONARY OF PHRASAL VERBS
All teachers and students of English recognize the problems of understanding phrasal verbs and of using them appropriately. Phrasal verbs are an essential part of everyday communication, and mastery of them promotes more effective language use.
Drawing on The Bank of English, this dictionary gives detailed help in a simple, straightforward way. It shows how phrasal verbs are actually used, with plenty of real examples.
The unique Particles Index deals with the adverbs and prepositions used in phrasal verbs. It focuses on the common meanings associated with each of the particles, and lists the phrasal verbs where the particles have those meanings.
• Over 3000 phrasal verbs
• Over 12000 real examples
• Over 2000 synonyms and antonyms
• Each meaning simply explained in a full sentence
• Information on style and usage
• Exceptionally clear layout
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Book Description Collins CoBUILD, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110003702650
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Book Description Collins CoBUILD, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0003702650