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account

act

answer

ask

back

break   (1)   (2)  (3)  (4)

call  (1)

do

look

pull  (1)   (2)   (3)  (4)

take  (1)   (2)  (3)  (4)  (5)  (6)

work (1)  (2)

 

ask after (UK to ask how someone is): He was asking after a friend who used to work here.

work against (act against, make something harder): His lack of experience can work against getting a job.

ask about (to ask for information): I called to ask about the schedule.

 

work at (try hard to improve something): I need to work at my handwriting.

ask around (to invite): I asked Jacob around for lunch.

Phrasal verbs with

work away (work hard for a long time): I have been working away in the garden all day.

work in (add or include): I want to work in some interesting points in the article.

ask over (to invite someone to come to where you live): We should ask him over for dinner some time.

 

 

 

work into (add or include): I should work more fresh fruit into my diet.

work into (rub into): Work the ointment into your skin.

ask about (US to ask how someone is): She asked about your wife’s health.

work off (pay back a debt): It will take months to work off the car he ruined.

work off (get rid of): I when jogging to work off my bad mood.  

ask around (to ask several people for information or help): I asked around but nobody has seen your cat.

Phrasal verbs with

work on (try to convince): He will work on the boss to give us a day off.

work on (try to improve or achieve): I need to work on my pronunciation.

ask for (to provoke negative reaction): They are asking for trouble.

work out (calculate): Let’s me work out the cost of the vacation.

work out (exercise): I work out at the local gym twice a week.

ask for (to request for):  They asked for that report two days ago.

work out (happen, develop, end up): Things didn’t work out the way we planned.

work out (figure out): I’m trying to work out a way to do it.

ask out (to invite someone out on a date): Gabriel asked her out to dinner.

work over (rework something): Would you work over this and see if you can improve it?

work through (deal with something difficult or unpleasant): It took me a long time to work through my depression.

 

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