Phrasal Verbs Starting with A & B

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Some items in this activity are based on the story

The Big River Mix-Up

Justin smiled when he saw the picture of Betty in Las Vegas, where she lost the $150,000 he had given her. When Patty saw the same picture, however, she really blew up. And who could blame her?

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Most of the audio on English Zoom!!! is in relaxed American English.  Compare relaxed and careful speech:

Careful speech:  She is going to get her shoes out of the closet and put them on.

Relaxed speech:  She's gonna get 'er shoes out o' the closet an' put 'em on.

Dictionaries Longman    Encarta  Newbury

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Directions Listen

Listen to the audio.  Then, click the words in the order you hear.  Click CHECK.  If your sentence is not correct, click CLEAR and try again. If you need a hint, click HELP.  Often, you can answer in more than one way. You may want to try different word orders.  You may not need all the words.  For examples of phrasal verbs, check out Dennis Oliver's Phrasal Verb Page at Dave's ESL Cafe.

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