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  • This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Challenge!

  • Learn 30 phrasal verbs in 30 days!

  • Jumpstart your vocabulary in 2017.

  • Today is Day 21 and we're studying phrasal verbs withbuy”.

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  • To buy up means to buy all of something that you can, quickly.

  • This is a great deal. I’m going to buy up all these frames.

  • Or, theyre buying up all the empty lots in Philadelphia to build apartments.

  • To buy out means to buy all of someone’s shares or stake in a company.

  • I bought out my partner when she decided to retire.

  • I bought all her shares, so now I own the whole company.

  • It can also be when a large company buys out all of the stock of a smaller company, taking ownership.

  • Or if one company simply buys another company.

  • Instagram was bought out by Facebook.

  • If you buy somebody off, that means you pay that person, you give him or her money,

  • so that they would do something or not do something for you.

  • You bribe them.

  • They wanted to buy me off, but I’m not going to take their money.

  • I’m going to report their illegal activity.

  • In other words, they wanted to pay me to keep quiet.

  • If you buy into something, you believe it.

  • I bought into the idea that he was going to be a great president.

  • Or, if someone’s telling you something and it doesn’t seem truthful,

  • you can say, “I don’t buy it.”

  • That’s like saying, “I don’t believe you.”

  • Buy in can also mean to invest.

  • I think you should by into this company, I really think the stock is going to go up.

  • We also use buy in with poker.

  • If you want to join a poker game, you have to pay a certain amount of money to get chips to play with.

  • That’s so you can start playing.

  • I’m going to buy into the game at that table.

  • The verb to buy back.

  • This is when a company sells you something, and then when it’s not useful to you anymore, theyll buy it back.

  • For example, textbooks.

  • You might find a store that will buy back your textbooks at the end of the school year, to sell them used.

  • BUY begins with the B consonant. Lips come together, bb,

  • vocal cords vibrate, bb, buy--

  • and release into the AI diphthong, buy.

  • Jaw drops for the beginning of that diphthong, ba--

  • back of the tongue lifts, ba-- buy.

  • Then the jaw comes up as the front of the tongue arches towards the front of the roof of the mouth.

  • Buy, buy.

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A2 BEG US buy company phrasal rachel english rachel bought

PHRASAL VERB BUY

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    Darren   posted on 2017/05/17
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