A phrasal verb is a verb which contains a verb and a preposition.
Examples: "set up" "bring about" "look out"
"Look" is a word which, with various prepositions, forms many phrasal verbs.
|look after||to care for||The nurses in this hospital are great. They really look after their patients.|
|look through||to read||I looked through the list, but I couldn't find your name.|
|look to||to desire help from||He didn't have the money so he looked to his parents for it.|
|look round||to inspect||We looked around the house before we bought it.|
Read these sentences and type the right phrasal verb in the box. You will find the answers at the end of Exercise 1.
Here are some more phrasal verbs using the word "look".
|look up||to find information in a book||I don't know where she lives, but I can look up her address in my diary.|
|look for||to search for||I finally found my glasses. I have been looking for them all day.|
|look into||to investigate||Thieves have stolen a valuable necklace. The police are looking into the crime.|
|look out||to be aware or careful||Look out! It's starting to rain.|
Read these sentences and type the right phrasal verb in the box. The answers are at the end of Exercise 2