Unit 136 Phrasal Verbs 3 | out

 구(句)동사  3


  •     out = not burning, not shining
    • go out
    • Suddenly all the lights in the building went out.
    • put out a fire / a cigarette / a light
    • We managed to put the fire out.
    • turn out a light
    • I turned the lights out before leaving.
    • blow out a candle
    • We don’t need the candle. You can blow it out.

  B     work out

  • work out = do physical exercises
    • Rachel works out at the gym three times a week.
    work out = develop, progress
    • Good luck for the future. I hope everything works out well for you.
    • A:  Why did James leave the company?
      B:  Things didn’t work out. (= things didn’t work out well)
    work out a problem / difficulties, etc. = solve, put right
    • The family has been having some problems, but I’m sure they’ll work things out.
    work out a plan / an agreement / a contract, etc. = produce a plan, etc.
    • The two sides in the conflict are trying to work out a peace plan.

  C     Other verbs + out

  • carry out an order / an experiment / a survey / an investigation / a plan, etc.
    • Soldiers are expected to carry out orders.
    • An investigation into the accident will be carried out as soon as possible.
    figure out something/somebody = understand
    • Can you help me figure out why my answer to this math problem is wrong?
    • Why did Erica do that? I can’t figure her out.
    find out that/what/when . . . , etc., find out about something = get information
    • The police never found out who committed the murder.
    • I just found out that it’s Helen’s birthday today.
    • I went online to find out about hotels in the town.
    hand/give things out = give to each person
    • At the end of the lecture, the speaker handed out information sheets to the audience.
    point something out (to somebody) = draw attention to something
    • As we drove through the city, our guide pointed out all the sights.
    • I didn’t realize I’d made a mistake until somebody pointed it out to me.
    run out (of something) = use all of something
    • We ran out of gas on the freeway. (= we used all our gas)
    turn out to be . . . / turn out good/nice, etc. / turn out that . . .
    • Nobody believed Paul at first, but he turned out to be right.
      (= it became clear in the end that he was right)
    • The weather wasn’t so good in the morning, but it turned out nice later.
    • I thought they knew each other, but it turned out that they’d never met.
    try out a machine, a system, a new idea, etc. = test it to see if it is OK
    • The company is trying out a new computer system at the moment.

 § Units 126-133, 135-142(3rd Ed. 추가분)은 설명없이 책의 내용을 그대로 옮겼습니다. – 國伊

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