Flaring up or bubbling over? Phrasal verbs to express emotions, part 2. By Liz Walter My last post was about phrasal verbs and prepositional verbs connected to sadness and happiness.
This post will look at some other emotions. Let’s start with anger. If someone suddenly becomes angry, we can say that they flare up. Blow up is similar and often describes an even angrier outburst. He flared up when Joel suggested he was to blame. She blew up at photographers who followed her to her home. We can also say that someone flies into a rage: When he was told he couldn’t come in, he flew into a rage and attacked the doorman. If something or someone makes you angry, you can say that they get to you. I know he’s annoying, but don’t let him get to you. It really winds me up when people spell my name wrong. There are also several phrasal verbs connected with feeling scared or nervous. When it was my turn to speak, I just clammed up with nerves. I couldn’t fight back – I just froze up. You might also hang back (not move forward or not do something) because you feel shy or nervous:
Weighed down or perking up? Phrasal verbs to express emotions, part 1. By Liz Walter Phrasal verbs are a very important part of English (even if students hate them!)
And I have written several posts explaining useful ones. I realised recently that there is a surprisingly large number of phrasal verbs and prepositional verbs relating to emotions. Today I am going to concentrate on happiness and sadness. My next post will cover some other emotions, and a final post will present a selection of phrasal verbs for talking more generally about emotions. Taboo Cards. Quote i just say whatever i want to whoever i want whenever i want wherever i want however eminem 85 54 01.
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