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Phrasal Verbs Starting with the Letter M

MAKE UP
(separable) to invent (a story)

Bill is good at making up stories to get himself out of trouble.

MARK DOWN
(separable) to reduce prices

K-mart often marks its prices down.

MARK DOWN
(separable) to write or make a note on something

Max marked the phone number down so that he wouldn?t forget it.

MEASURE UP
(intransitive) to reach a standard or expectation

Mary would not marry Max because she felt that he just didn't measure up.

MESS UP
(separable) to make disorganized or messy

Please do not mess up the house. We are having guests over tonight.

MOVE ON
(intransitive) to progress onwards

Let's move on. I'm tired of talking about that.

Category: Phrasal Verbs | Added by: Teacher_Koce (2014-01-17)
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