Phrasal verbs

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PHRASAL VERBS.
SEPARABLES.
1- ) Check someone/something out:
* Look at carefully, Investigate: The company check´s out all new employees. (Transitive)
* Get information about or inspect something to see if it's satisfactory: I checked the new restaurant out as soon as it opened.(Transitive)
* Verify, Investigate: Can you check out this information?(Transitive)
2-)Cut in:
*Include someone in a deal that makes money: We had to cut the police in on the deal to avoid trouble.(Transitive)
* Mix fat and flour until the combine: Cut the butter in with the flour.(Transitive)
3-) Cut something off :
* Separate by cutting or remove with something sharp: -She cut off a piece of cake for me. (Transitive)
-The doctors cut off hisleg because it was several injured. (Transitive)
* Disconnect: I was cut off in the middle of my phone conversation.(Intransitive)
* Discontinue supply (gas, electricity, etc): -The company has cut off our electricity supply. (Transitive)
-The phone company cut off our phone because we didn´t pay the bill. (Transitive)
4- ) Cut someone off:
* Disinherit or take out of a will: -Hisfather cut him off without a penny. (Transitive)
-My grandparents cut my father off when he remarried. (Transitive)
* Isolate, intercept: You will be cut off if you go to live in that small village. (Intransitive)
5- ) Do someone/ something over:
* Beat up, Ransack: He´s lucky to be alive. His shop was done over by a street gang. (Transitive)

6- ) Do something over
* Do somethingagain: -This report is full of mistakes. You'll have to do it over. (Transitive) -My teacher wants me to do my essay over because she doesn´t like my topic. (Transitive)
7- ) Do something up:
* Fasten (shoe laces, zippers, etc.): She did up the zip on her dress and went out. (Transitive)
* Redecorate, restore: When I do this room up I will paint the walls in stripes.(Transitive)
* Repair and renovate: I did the house up, because it was old. (Transitive)
8- ) Drop somebody something off:
* Deliver something :- Please, drop these packages off as you leave the office. (Transitive)
- "Yes, I can take those letters to the post office. I'll drop them off as I go home from work." (Transitive)
* Give someone a ride:- When Ana moves close to me I'll be glad todrop her off. (Transitive) -I have to drop my sister off at work before I come over. (Transitive)
9- ) Check up (Separable):
* Investigate: My boss is always checking up me. (Transitive)

INSEPARABLES.
1- ) Cut in:
* Pass one car when there isn't room to do it safely: Never try to cut in during rush hours. It's really dangerous. (Intransitive)
* Pull in too closely in front ofanother vehicle : The bus driver got angry when that car cut in. (Intransitive)
* Star operating (of an engine or electrical device): The air conditioner cuts in when the temperature gets to 22° C. (Intransitive)
* Interrupt: Your uncle cut in while I was dancing with your father. (Intransitive)
2- ) Check out:
* Register one´s departure, follow procedures for leaving: Please, leave thekey here when you check out (Intransitive).
* Look at (informal): Check out the crazy hair on that guy. (Transitive)
* Die: She checked out last week; the funeral's tomorrow.(Intransitive)

3- ) Chip in:
* Contribute, Donate (usually money): My mother is collecting donations for the cause. I'm sure you want to chip in. (Intransitive)
* Contribute to a discussion: If I could chipin, there are a couple of issues I'd like to raise.(Intransitive)
* Help: If everyone chips in we can get the kitchen painted by noon. (Intransitive)
4- ) Come apart:
* Separate: The top and bottom come apart if you pull hard enough. (Intransitive)
5- ) Come forward:
* Volunteer for a task or to give evidence: The woman came forward with her husband´s finger prints. (Transitive)...
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