What is a Phrasal Verb?
A phrasal verb is a combination of a verb and preposition, a verb and an adverb, or a verb with both an adverb and a preposition.
A phrasal verb has a meaning which is different from the original verb. That's what makes them fun, but confusing. You may need to try to guess the meaning from the context, or, failing that, look it up in a dictionary.
- "He walked across the square."
- "She opened the shutters and looked outside."
- "When he heard the crash, he looked up."
Phrasal verb is suitable to be used in writing for Bahasa Inggeris Penulisan (014) in order to make it more interesting.