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  • Hey there, let's get into this - gonna have a drink, because it's 2:00 somewhere, and

  • I'm kind of thirsty for some ginger wine.

  • Let's get into this!

  • So, sometimes I have a problem because this thing at the top of the bottle doesn't open.

  • It doesn't come off - ahh, use my teeth.

  • And we actually have very specific words to take the top or the cap off of certain containers.

  • So, when you're hungry, you're going to get a snack going.

  • Hmm, wine to snack, that's fine.

  • I'm going to teach you some phrasal verbs to help you when you have to open things.

  • So, how to open things.

  • First of all, probably the most important thing, and you know the quality of the wine

  • that I drink.

  • If it is a twist off.

  • Now usually, I like a nice Spanish rioja, if anyone would like to donate a case.

  • Red wine, thank you.

  • And you can take off the cork, but this bottle - because it's cheap - we twist off the cap.

  • Delicious.

  • So, twist off means you actually turn it and that's a phrasal verb.

  • So, I can twist off the cap of a bottle.

  • Some beers are twist off.

  • Be careful, you might break your teeth.

  • The next thing we can do - I have a bottle of sauce, and this sauce has a cap, okay?

  • A cap and a lid, very similar, but a cap doesn't come off all the way, and I flip up the cap.

  • And then I can squeeze out some sauce - not going to do that, not very delicious sauce.

  • So, if I flip up the lid, I do like this.

  • And we don't say "flip down the lid", we just flip up and close.

  • English, why are you so difficult?

  • What's next on our list?

  • Peel off, okay.

  • Now, because Ronnie's very healthy, I have some yogurt.

  • And I actually have to peel - I don't know, a lid.

  • It's not a sticker, but we can say I peel off the lid and then I eat it.

  • Now, apparently, I don't have a spoon, so I guess I'll save this for later.

  • But it is my favorite blueberry.

  • We'll get into that one after.

  • So, peel off means you actually have to release something that's sticky.

  • This is awesome.

  • This is very, very slang.

  • And let's say that I have a pack of sugar, or bust into.

  • I can also use this for a bag of chips, because you just can't wait to eat those delicious

  • buggers in the bag.

  • So, I can bust into - I open very quickly.

  • Sometimes, it makes a noise - boom - like an explosion of chips everywhere.

  • Be careful, you don't want to get chips all over your face.

  • Very embarrassing.

  • Sometimes, you're going to hear this wonderful sound.

  • Maybe, for me, one of the best sounds in the world.

  • Ah.

  • I have just cracked open - it's not a beer, it's a just drink.

  • So, we usually say, "Oh, I cracked open a beer", or I'm going to crack open a beer.

  • In Canada, drinks we also call "pop".

  • Some places in America say "soda", but in Canada and in some places in America, they

  • say "pop".

  • So, I cracked open a beer or I cracked open a pop, because it makes a sound like a crack.

  • Don't smoke crack, by the way, okay?

  • Just open it, right?

  • Another thing I can do as a phrasal verb is take off.

  • So, I can take off the lid of my marker.

  • Again, I can call this a lid or a cap.

  • They're the same thing.

  • And then I put on, so take off and the opposite of this is put on the marker.

  • Put on the lid, not the marker.

  • This one is fun, too, because it actually makes the sound of a pop.

  • So, I can - oh cool, let's do it again!

  • I can pop open a container.

  • Oh!

  • Fun, fun, fun!

  • So, I popped open the container.

  • This one is going to be really popular, I think, in some time zones that we're in.

  • Some eras that we're living in.

  • I have some soap, but this could also be hand sanitizer, maybe mayo?

  • No.

  • Maybe you have a pump.

  • So, I'm going to press this down and I say "pump out".

  • So, I'm going to pump out some soap.

  • I'm not going to eat this.

  • I'm not even going to pretend to eat this, because soap just isn't delicious.

  • So, if you have trouble, like I do, with opening things, at least now you know the phrasal

  • verbs for them.

  • So, you can pump out something.

  • You can pop open something.

  • Take off the lid.

  • Crack open a beer.

  • Bust into something.

  • Peel off, flip up, or twist off.

  • What's your favorite phrasal verb from this?

  • Let me know in the comments, and I'll see you later.

  • I gotta go wash my hands.

Hey there, let's get into this - gonna have a drink, because it's 2:00 somewhere, and

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Learn 8 Phrasal Verbs for opening: pop open, peel off, flip up...

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    Summer posted on 2020/10/08
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