(i) The 'bring' groupThese verbs are concerned with moving or holding something. This includes:Next
putting something somewhere e.g. add, arrange, hang up
throwing or sending something somewhere e.g. drive (a ball), launch (a rocket)
carrying something e.g. bear, carry
accompanying someone or something e.g. deliver, drive (a passenger)
pulling something e.g. attract, pull
Heat the butter and oil together in a large saucepan, then add the onion and crushed garlic.
The important fact is that the two poles of the magnet work in opposite ways. The North pole will attract another magnet's North pole.
We requested an interview. He agreed, but we could not bring a tape recorder.
The boxes were to be carried by camels, of which Haig had three, along with four horses, a donkey and a goat.
We found the house easily, just across a little bridge on the main road into the village, and George dropped me off.
Then I fitted the new door casings.
He got me away within a week.
Opening her bag again, Nancy handed over another envelope.
After hanging up the overcoat, Rickmore said: 'I'll just tell my wife what's happening.'
Michelle remembers the first time he held the new baby.
Each soldier was mounted and leading a horse.
If you pull a gun, I'll shoot you!
The prison director was murdered by a prisoner who had been released on leave for the day.
The assistant took the twenty-five guineas from him briskly, and asked whether they should send the suit when it was ready.
They should be able to take their kids out and walk down the street and not have to worry about getting shot or whatever.
His truck is seen by school children. From above, they throw a huge rock.
The phrasal verb get away has the pattern V n P only.
add apply arrange (objects) attract (iron) bear (a weapon) bring carry catch change (a fuse) collect (a substance or energy) deal (cards) deliver draw (a gun) draw (a cart) draw (money) drive (a passenger) drive (a ball) drop fire (a bullet or arrow) fit fly (a flag) gather gather (information) get (something (from somewhere)) handle hang head (a ball) hide hold hold (a prisoner) launch (a rocket or ship) lay (carpets or foundations) lead lift lift (vegetables) move pick (fruit) produce pull pull (a cart) pull (a gun) push raise reflect (light) release (a prisoner) (usu passive) release (a person or thing) release (a gas) remove replace restore (something stolen) (usu passive) return (something borrowed) ride (a horse) send serve (a ball) settle (a residue) shake spread strike (a match) take throw (an object) throw (a rider) turn (a wheel or key) turn (a page) upset (an object) walk (the dog) withdraw
She managed to get me away within a week.
V n P and V P n (not pron)
add in (an ingredient) add on (usu passive) add on (an item) break off (a piece) bring along bring up (food) clear away (dishes) collect up (things) count out (money) cut off (a piece) cut out (a piece) deal out (cards) draw off (a liquid) draw up (a chair) drop off (a passenger) fish out gather up (things) get away (a person) give back give out hand back (something borrowed) hand out hand over hand round/around hang out (clothes) hang up hang up (the phone) hold back hold up (an object) keep back lay aside lay out (things) leave behind lift up pass around /round pass on pick up pull in (a criminal) pull up (a chair) put aside put away (something) put away (a criminal) put by (money) put out (things to be used) put up (a poster) roll up (sleeves) send in (an application) send in (troops) send off (a letter) send on (a document) send out (letters) set out (things) shake off (a person's hand) shake out (a cloth) sit down (a person) sit up (a person) sort out (things) spread out (a cloth) take away (a number) take away (a thing) take away (a person) take down take on (goods or passengers) take out (a tooth) take out (a friend) throw away/out (rubbish) throw up (dust or stones) try on (clothes) turn around /round turn out (things in a container) turn over