#EngVocab: Travel Phrasal Verbs

​Hi fellas, how was your week? I hope it was great.

Today we will learn about travel phrasal verbs.

A phrasal verb is made up of a verb plus a preposition or an adverb that function as a single verb.
Let’s start

1. Drop off –  to take someone to a place and leave them there.

E.g. Where do you want me to drop you off?
2. Touch down – arrive on land (planes)

E.g. Our plane touch down before midday.
3. Check out – to leave and pay for your stay at a hotel.

E.g. Jane checked out of the hotel and took a taxi to the airport.
4. Pick up – to go and fetch someone from a place and take them somewhere else.

E.g. Would you mind picking me up at 11.00?
5. Set out / set off – to start a journey.

E.g. We have to set off very early on Saturday.
6. Take off – when a plane leaves and begins to fly.

E.g. The plane is going to take off. Hold my hand!
7. Get in – when a plane arrives on an airport.

E.g. What time does your flight get in?
8. Speed up – to increase speed.

E.g. We’re late, speed up please!
9. Look around – to explore what is near you, in your area.

E.g. After we arrive there, we take a look around.
10. Hurry up – to rush and not waste time.

E.g. You’d better hurry up, we’re running out of time.
11. See off – to go the airport or station to say goodbye to someone.

E.g. We took Cilla to the airport to see her off.
12. Stop over – to change a flight in a city; stay at a place on the way to your final destination.

E.g. When I went to Manila we stopped over in Qatar.
13. Get away (from someone or somewhere) – leave or escape from a person or place, often when it is difficult; to take a short break

E.g. Matt asked Alice why she wanted to have a get away all of a sudden.
14. Back up – vehicles have to wait in a long line because of congestion.

E.g. The traffic has started to back up because of the accident.
15. Get on (a vehicle) – go onto a bus, train, plane or boat.

E.g. We got on the train at 9 o’clock but it didn’t leave until 9.30.
16. Hop on (informal) – go onto a bus, train, plane or boat

E.g. With a one-day travel card you can hop on and off as many busses as you like.
17. Get off (a vehicle) – leave a train, bus plane or boat

E.g. Get off at the bus stop after the cinema and I’ll meet you there.
18. Check in – confirm your arrival at a hotel / airport

E.g. We need to check in two hours before the flight.
How is it fellas? Do you understand it? I hope you understand how to use travel phrasal verbs in daily conversation.

That’s all for today fellas. See you next sunday.

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, November 13, 2016.


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