Some PHRASAL VERBS with ‘ up ‘
A Phrasal Verb is consists of a verb and a preposition or adverb that modifies or changes the meaning.
‘Call off’ is a phrasal verb that means ‘ cancel ‘ something, which is very different from the meaning of the word ‘call’.
1. Speak up
– speak louder
Example Sentence: Can you speak up a bit? It’s very noisy here.
2. Fed up
– Be bored
Example Sentence: I’m fed up of my current situation at work now, so I am thinking of finding a new job.
3. Weigh up
– consider the advantages or disadvantages of a situation carefully
Example Sentence: I’m weighing up my options before applying for the job.
4. Give up
– stop doing ; quit
Example Sentence: I don’t want you to give up your dream for me, Alex.
5. Set up
Example Sentence: It will take about 2 hours to set up my room for the party.