English / Verbs

Verb phrases and Irregular verbs

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read a newspaper

listen to the radio/ music

have / have to

have or eat  → Have can be used with both food and drink, and is common with meals (comidas), e.g. have a sandwich, have a coffee, have lunch.

Eat can only be used with food, e.g. eat fast food

 

Leisure activities

go to the cinema / to a bar / to a restaurant

do exercise / housework / homework

play the guitar

 

work → has two meaning: 1) She works in a museum = it´s her job   2) The phone doesn´t work = it´s broken

cook dinner

drink tea / mineral water / a cup of coffee

 

Modal verbs

Must

have / have to

 

Verb + ing forms

love

Like / ´d like to

like animals / the atmosphere at work ← talking about your interests

Don´t mind

hate

 

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Sports / Competitions

beat

live in a beautiful house / in a big flat

say sorry

speak German / English /Spanish

study economics / at university

take an umbrella

want a new car

watch

wear glasses / jeans

need / need to

make

rain / change

finish

dance

drive

use

kiss

give

greet you with a smile

ask

solve the problem

call

come

stay as long as you like

buy / sell / pay

feel

prefer

think the traffic is terrible / that people are nice to foreigners

sit here

guess

earn money

get drunk / and I have hangover (resaca)

take a nap

fall asleep  / start sleeping

tell / telling a story

 

After 300 metres, turn right

Imperatives. Use imperatives to give orders or instructions.

Be careful / Be quiet!

Don´t smoke / Smoke hero

Turn left / right

Cross the road now

listen to music here

turn off your mobile / it / turn on

go in here

Don´t take photos  / Take photos

Don´t eat or drink here / eat or drink here

Don´t worry

Please, don´t park here

Please, close the window / the door

Come on!

Sign

Slow down

Stop

park

 

Let´s. Use  Let´s + verb infinitive to make Suggestions.

Let´s park here

Let´s go home

Let´s eat lunch there

Let´s cross the road here

Let´s go to a hotel

Let´s turn on the air conditioning

 

Feelings

Use be + :

hungry (hambriento) / thirsty (sediento)

hot / cold

angry (enojado) / sad / happy

tired

worried / stressed

bored

great / terrible

optimistic

ill / talking about health and  illness ← Health / Medical problems

 

Bibliography:

Life.  Pre Intermediate. By John Hughes, Helen Stephenson and Paul Dummett.

English File. Elementary  By Christina Latham Koening, Clive Oxenden, Paul Seligson /

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