Today we’ll continue a look at phrasal verbs. Today’s featured verbs are hold & run. Read the following story and see how many of the phrasal verbs starting with turn you know.
I ran into an old high school friend the other day at the supermarket. He was there because he ran out of dog food. He told me that the day before his dog ran away, and it almost got run over by a kid on a bicycle. I had to hold back my tears as he spoke. Suddenly, his phone rang, and so he asked me to hold on. Someone found the dog! The man was going to hold on to the dog until my friend could go get him.
Ok…let look at the meaning of these phrasal verbs:
- · I ran into an old high school friend
- o When you run into someone, you meet them unexpectedly.
- · He ran out of dog fod.
- o When you run out of something, you have no more of it.
- · His dog ran away.
- o When a person or animal runs away, they leave unexpectedly
- · The dog almost got run over by a bicycle.
- o When a person or animal is run over, a car drives over them.
- · I had to hold back my tears
- o When you hold back emotion, you hide your emotion.
- · He asked me to hold on.
- o When you hold on, you are waiting for a short time
- · The man was going to hold on to the dog.
- o When you hold on to something, you keep it for a short time.
Well, thanks for running into my blog today. I hope you enjoyed it! I have to go to the store now. I ran out of ideas:D
Have you run into anyone recently?