Study the information about phrasal verbs + up. Part 1
1. Go up, come up, walk up to = approach
Catch up with smb/catch smb. up = move faster than somebody in front of you so that you reach them
Keep up with = continue at the same speed or level
You are walking too fast. I can’t keep up with you.
A man came up to me in the street and asked me for money.
2. Set up an organization, a company, a business = start it
Take up a hobby, sport, an activity = start doing it
Fix up a meeting =arrange it
We have fixed up a meeting for next Monday.
3. Grow up = become an adult
Bring up a child = raise, look after a child
Sally was born In Ireland but grew up in England.
4. Clean up/clear up/tidy up = make it clean, tidy
Wash up = wash the plates, dishes after a meal
Look at this mess! Who’s going to tidy up?
5. End up somewhere, end up doing something
give up = stop trying, give something up = stop doing it
make up something/be made up of something
take up space or time = use space or time
turn up/show up = arrive, appear
use something up = use all of it so that nothing is left
Air is made up mainly of nitrogen and oxygen.
We arranged to meet Mike last night, but he didn’t turn up.