28.04.2016 |

Episode #6 of the course “Common English phrasal verbs: Part 2” by Angela Boothroyd

write down

To write down something (or write something down) is to write something on a piece of paper so that you do not forget it.

Examples of use:

a) They wrote down everything their teacher said about learning phrasal verbs.

b) I wrote his telephone number down.

c) Can you write down a list of things we need to take on holiday?

d) Can you write that down, please? I don’t want to forget it.

e) I’ll read it out, and you write it down.

6.1 Phrasal verbs 2

move in

1. To move in is to start living in a new place, and to put all your furniture and personal possessions into your new home.

Examples of use:

a) Question. When are you moving house?
    Answer. I moved in last week. Here’s my new address.

b) Louise and Simon have bought a new house and they are moving in

c) Question: How long have you lived here?
    Answer: We moved in in 1996.


2. To move in together is to start living with someone else – usually someone you are having a romantic relationship with.

Example of use:

Peter and Carol got engaged yesterday, and they plan to move in together next month.

6.2 Phrasal verbs 2

move out

To move out is to leave a place and take all your furniture and other possessions with you.

Examples of use:

a) We’re moving out on Sunday.

b) The lease on my flat expires at the end of the month and I have to move out.

c) Sarah has bought a new house and she is moving out of her old place today.

6.3 Phrasal verbs 2


Recommended book

“Oxford Phrasal Verbs Dictionary” by Oxford University Press


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