Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 50 – Developing Vocabulary – Phrasal Verbs Connected with Sports
We’re back with some more phrasal verbs! Because these particular blogs and podcasts are very popular, I love to debut them weekly. Here we go!
- She took up a new sport because she was bored during the winter.
- You should always warm up before going for a run so that you can reduce the chances of cramping.
- The Baltimore Ravens knocked Pittsburgh Steelers out of the playoffs in Week 17, so the Steelers won’t be participating in the postseason.
- Hey! Are you from around here? Want to join in?
- I gave in while playing Danny in ping-pong during college; it was impossible to beat him!
- They really want to win so they’re going to go for the two-point conversion.
- She’s really fit because she works out at the gym everyday.
- Prepare for a sport or another activity by doing gentle exercises.
- Stop competing and accept you can’t win.
- Try very hard to win or get something.
- Start participating in an activity with other people who are already doing it.
- Start a sport or hobby.
- Do physical exercise.
- Eliminate somebody from a competition by beating them/make somebody unconscious.
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the phrasal verbs.
- I’m going to _______________ badminton. Tomorrow I’m going to buy a racket.
- Yesterday we played in the Final Four. We aren’t in the final because the other team _____________ us ______________.
- Why don’t you __________?
- She’s got the right conviction to become a champion. When she’s losing, she never ________________.
- It’ll be a hard race but she’s going to ______________ the championship.
- He pulled his hamstring because he didn’t _________________ before running.
- They’re really strong. They _________________in the gym, doing weightlifting.