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The term two-word verb refers to a verb and a preposition which together have a special meaning. Two-word
verbs are common in informal English. Here is a list of some of these verbs.
bring up 1. To rear children.
2. To mention a topic. call up To call on the telephone. clean up To make clean and orderly. do over To do again. drop off To leave something/someone at a place. fill out To complete an official form. get on To enter an airplane, car, etc. give back To return an item to someone. go over To review or check carefully. hand in To submit an assignment or report. hang up 1. To conclude a telephone conversation.
2. To put clothes on a hanger or hook. look over To review or check carefully. look up To look for information in a reference book. pick up 1. To get someone in a car (e.g., in a car).
2. To take in one’s hand. put away To remove to a...
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