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Learn a phrasal verb every day with this series of short podcasts by Luke Thompson from Luke’s English Podcast.

Each episode contains definitions, explanations and improvised examples of each phrase to help you understand and remember these complex but important parts of the English language! Transcripts are also available for every episode.

A Phrasal Verb a Day - Learn English Phrasal Verbs with Luke Thompson luketeacher@hotmail.com (luketeacher@hotmail.com)

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Learn a phrasal verb every day with this series of short podcasts by Luke Thompson from Luke’s English Podcast.

Each episode contains definitions, explanations and improvised examples of each phrase to help you understand and remember these complex but important parts of the English language! Transcripts are also available for every episode.

    #140 POP IN / OUT / OFF / ON / UP (A Phrasal Verb a Day is back)

    #140 POP IN / OUT / OFF / ON / UP (A Phrasal Verb a Day is back)

    A Phrasal Verb a Day is back. In this episode I'll give you an update about this podcast and teach you phrasal verbs with POP.

    • 9 min
    #139 - TO POLISH OFF

    #139 - TO POLISH OFF

    = to finish/consume something completely- especially food e.g. I made a pizza for my friends and they polished it off in just a few minutes because they were so hungry.

    • 4 min
    #138 - TO POINT OUT

    #138 - TO POINT OUT

    to indicate something 1. literally, by indicating something with your finger or a pointer) or 2. saying something that people don't know, or saying something specific that needs to be indicated e.g. "I'd just like to point out that these figures are not adjusted for inflation" or "Can I point out that you're getting these episodes for free. If you'd like to say thanks, you could consider making a donation. That's optional of course. I just wanted to point it out." Visit www.teacherluke.co.uk/pv for more

    • 4 min
    #137 - TO PLUG IN/INTO

    #137 - TO PLUG IN/INTO

    to connect a piece of equipment to an electrical supply or another piece of equipment "Can you plug in my phone please?" "Can I plug my phone into your computer?" "Do you mind if I just charge my phone? Where can I plug it in?" "I'll need to just unplug my memory card" Transcript coming soon at www.teacherluke.co.uk/pv

    • 4 min
    #136 - TO PLOUGH ON/AHEAD/THROUGH/INTO

    #136 - TO PLOUGH ON/AHEAD/THROUGH/INTO

    to plough = when a farmer breaks up the earth in a field to prepare it for growing crops, using a plough. See pic. 1. to plough on/ahead = to keep going even though it's difficult "I've got to get this report done by tomorrow, so I just have to plough ahead" "We decided to plough ahead with the decision to move to new premises, even though it was unpopular" "She completely ignored my question and just ploughed on" (she didn't listen to me and just kept talking) 2. to plough through something = to read something, or deal with something that takes a lot of time and effort "I have this huge financial report to plough through before the meeting tomorrow morning" "I have tons of exam marking to plough through" "What are you doing later?" "Just ploughing through all my expenses" 3. to plough into something = when a vehicle crashes with a heavy impact "The bus ploughed into the side of my car and I was badly hurt" More at www.teacherluke.co.uk/pv

    • 7 min
    #135 - TO PLOD ALONG

    #135 - TO PLOD ALONG

    1. to walk with slow heavy steps "As we all walked back from the pub, Jeff was plodding along behind us" - we imagine here that Jeff was feeling sad for some reason and he was walking slowly and sadly behind us, with heavy steps. 2. to make slow but steady progress I'm not making much progress with A Phrasal Verb a Day at the moment. I'm just plodding along really. Transcript coming soon...

    • 3 min

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NICE AND EASY

I like the shortness of each episode. With a nice British accent you have plenty of examples so you can easily memorise contexts of use and meaning.
Great tool - good guidance in the appropriate way to use it for learning at the same time.

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Wonderful podcast

Luke you are great! Really interesting, engaging and useful podcast!

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