Thursday, March 13, 2014

Swami is Expelled from School (Vocabulary)



Vocabulary
I. Pick out  words from the story which are synonyms of the following words.
Word
Synonyms
beat 

angry 

rascal 

humiliation 


II. Look at the following phrasal verbs taken from the text.
1. keep away
2. look around
3. look at
4. bring down
5. cut off

  • These phrases are verbs followed by prepositions or adverbial particles. You may understand that they are phrasal verbs.
  • You will notice that the following phrasal verbs ‘keep away’, ‘bring down’ and ‘cut off’ can be split as shown below.
Examples:
1. Keep the flies away.
2. Bring the patient down.
3. Cut it off.
The other two phrasal verbs cannot be split.

Use the following phrasal verbs in your own sentences and decide whether you can split them as shown in the above examples.
Phrasal verbs
Sentences of your own
look up 

bring out 

throw out 

look out 


III. Refer to a dictionary and pick out the phrasal verbs that begin with the following verbs and write down sentences using them.
Verbs
Phrasal verbs  beginning with the verb
bring 

look 

rush 

keep 

go 

put 


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