domingo, 6 de maio de 2012

Don't Panic!

"Don't panic. Maybe he hasn't picked it up yet. You could try to delete it before he sees it..."

Pick up – picked up – picked up

Meaning: If you pick something up, you collect it.

 This phrasal verb needs an object. It is possible to put the object between the verb and particle. If the object is a pronoun, it must go between the verb and particle.

Joe picked up the message
Joe picked the message up
Joe picked it up

He picked up - NOT CORRECT

Example sentence: Don't forget to pick those letters up before you leave the house.

Synonyms: collect, get

From: BBC Learning English -

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