TAILIEUCHUNG - Essential english idioms for elementary

They collocate with nouns, adjectives, past participles, and verbs, without rules or logic. Students simply have to learn that interested is followed by in, and good is followed by at, and go home has no preposition. | Easy English ESSENTIAL ENGLISH IDIOMS Elementary Easy English 1 LESSON 1 to get in to get on to enter or to board a vehicle To get in is used for cars to get on is used for all other forms of transportation. - It s easiest to get in the car from the driver s side. The door on the other side doesn t work well. - I always get on the bus to work at 34th Street. to get out of to get off to leave or to descend from a vehicle To get out of is used for cars to get of is used for all other forms of transportation. - Why don t we stop and get out of the car for a while - Helen got off the train at the 42nd Street terminal. to put on to place on oneself usually said of clothes S - Mary put on her coat and left the room. - Put your hat on before you leave the house. to take off to remove usually said of clothes S - John took off his jacket as he entered the office. - Take your sweater off. The room is very warm. to call up to telephone also to give someone a call S To call can be used instead of to call up as in the first example below. - I forgot to call up Mr. Jones yesterday I d better call him now. - Call me up tomorrow Jane. We ll arrange a time to have lunch together. - I promise to give you a call as soon as I arrive in New York. to turn on to start or cause to function also to switch on S - Please turn on the light it s too dark in here. - Do you know who turned the air conditioning on to turn off to cause to stop functioning also to switch off to shut off S Turn on and turn off as well as their related forms are used for things that flow such as electricity water gas etc. - Please turn off the light when you leave the room. - Are you really listening to the radio or should I turn it off right away very soon immediately also at once - Dad says that dinner will be ready right away so we d better wash our hands and set the table. - Tell Will to come to my office right away. I must see him immediately. - Stop playing that loud music at once to pick up to lift from the .