Free English Phrasal Verb Lesson: Mix Up, Keep On, & Work Out

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Hi Everyone. Today I’m going to celebrate the opening of the Phrasal Verb Facebook Page by showing you three commonly used phrasal verbs. Remember, a phrasal verbs is a combination of a verb + a preposition:

Mix Up (to confuse)
Examples:

  •  I mixed up the time of the meeting today, so I was late.
  •  Tom never mixes up his appointments.
  •  Jane mixed up some vocabulary on her English exam.

Keep On (to continue). Usually, keep on is followed by a gerund (VerbING)
Example:

  • Let’s keep on studying phrasal verbs!
  • Jack kept on talking, even though most people were’t listening.
  • Jane said she will keep on working out.

Work Out (to exercise) (to resolve a problem)
Example:

  • I worked out in the gym this morning.
  • Jack works out with dumbbells.
  • It’s been a while since I’ve worked out.
  • I helped Jane work out a math problem.
  • Bob and Sue worked out their problems and they are a happy couple now.

Now it’s your turn! Use the phrasal verbs above and write a comment in the box below.

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