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VOCABULARY: ESSENTIAL PHRASAL VERBS TO TALK ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

VOCABULARY- ESSENTIAL PRHASAL VERBS TO TALK ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS (1)

  1. PUT UP WITH – stand for/tolerate
  2. FALL OUT WITH – argue/fight with
  3. GET ON/ALONG WITH – have a good relationship with
  4. CHEAT ON – have an affair
  5. TALK DOWN TO – speak as though someone is inferior
  6. PUT DOWN – criticize
  7. PICK ON – tease/make fun of
  8. FALL FOR – fall in love with
  9. STAND UP FOR – protect/defend
  10. LOOK DOWN ON – think badly of
  11. BREAK/SPLIT UP WITH – end a relationship
  12. LOOK UP TO – admire
  13. MAKE UP – make peace with
  14. WORK ON – try to improve a relationship
  15. CHEEP UP – make someone feel happier

 

Fill in the gaps with the appropriate preposition: about, on, up, with (etc)

 

  1. Is it normal to fall out _____ your relatives regularly?
  2. Do most people usually look _____ to their parents?
  3. Is it ever acceptable to put _____ your family members?
  4. Is there ever an excuse to cheat _____ your partner?
  5. Do most parents talk _____ to their children when they become adults?
  6. Is it usual to take offence _____ the criticisms of your family?
  7. Should families make _____ quickly after an argument?
  8. Must we always stand _____ for our siblings?
  9. Ought we to put up _____ offensive family members?
  10. Is it essential to get on _____ everyone in your family?

 

Discuss these questions and say if you agree or disagree.

 

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