LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||18/ABR/2006 12:56 AM|
|Assunto:||Get to grips with phrasal verbs!|
1. 'to have an animal killed because it is very ill or suffering badly'
2. 'to abolish something'
3. 'to make a mistake'
4. 'to recover from a serious illness'
5. 'to receive criticism or blame for something'
You've got me up at this time of night! <gr>
1. to do away with (as an injured, sick, or aged animal) : put to death : DESTROY, KILL <with the veterinary means ... at our disposal, I would always decide to have a sufferer from this disease put down --Henry Wynmalen>
2. To do away with (three-word PV) : ABOLISH, DISCONTINUE <the motor did not do away with steam power --Roger Burlingame> <attempted to do away with the entire civic art program --Jules Langsner>
3. To slip up : goof : mess up : screw up (Do we need examples here?)
4a. To recover from <you can get over a disease by lying in bed --Charlton Laird>
4b. To come through =
5. To be in for
–in for : certain to experience something, pleasant or unpleasant <in for a whale of one hour's entertainment -- Goodman Ace> <in for a storm>
–in for it 1 : committed to a course 2 : certain to suffer punishment or other unpleasant experience <sees us as ineluctably in for it --J.W.Krutch> <will be in for it if he doesn't get home on time> (Vai apanhar se não voltar logo pra casa)
Did these help?! <wink>
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