terça-feira, 8 de maio de 2012

Plan into Action

"Morning stu… Peter! Err… could you just go over these figures with me?"

Go over – went over – gone/been over

Meaning: If you go over something, you examine or check it very
carefully, often to make sure it does not have any faults or mistakes.

Grammar: This phrasal verb needs an object. It is not possible to put the object between the verb and particles: the object must go after the verb and particles.

He went over the arrangements
He went over them

He went the arrangements over - NOT CORRECT
He went them over - NOT CORRECT
He went over - NOT CORRECT

Example sentence: The writers went over the script several times before they gave it to the publishers.

Synonyms: check, discuss, go into, examine, look over, study, review, read, peruse

From: BBC Learning English - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

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