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Nov 14, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #147 - TO PRESS ON / AHEAD / FORWARD

To continue doing something with determination even if it is difficult.

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Despite criticism from all sides the government pressed forward with their new education policy.


Nov 12, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #146 - TO PRESIDE OVER

Definition: to be in a position of power while important changes or events are happening.

E.g. Alex Ferguson presided over one of the most successful periods in Manchester United's history.


Oct 31, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #145 - TO POUR OUT

1. to serve a glass or cup of drink for someone 

He poured out a couple of glasses of whisky for us both.

2. to leave in large numbers/amounts

When the concert stopped, the stadium gates opened and people slowly poured out.

3. to tell someone everything you're feeling

We sat down...


Oct 31, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #144 - TO POUR IN

When large numbers of people or things (like water) come in.

The doors opened and the crowd poured into the building.

People have been pouring into the city all day for the celebrations.

The floodgates opened and the water came pouring in.


Oct 31, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #143 - TO POUR DOWN

To rain heavily.

It was pouring down all day.

It's absolutely pouring down out there!

The rain has been pouring down all morning.