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  • Hi there. It's Day 13.

  • I'm glad you're studying with me

  • because I wouldn't want you to miss out

  • on a very special opportunity.

  • I've never asked learners to watch a new video

  • every day for twenty days straight.

  • But I believe by the end, we'll see some good results.

  • What does this phrasal verb mean?

  • We can use it in a progressive form, as in...

  • It takes an object.

  • Let me show you one more example.

  • What do you notice?

  • Here we have a verb and one particle.

  • No object.

  • So "miss out on (something)" is transitive.

  • But it's intransitive as simply "miss out."

  • The definition is the same.

  • You're missing out on an opportunity.

  • Can you name an opportunity

  • you're sorry you missed out on?

  • Let's review the definition of our new phrasal verb

  • and the definitions of three old phrasal verbs.

  • First, "keep up with."

  • "Miss out on."

  • "Fall behind."

  • And finally, "stay up."

  • All right. Let's review form.

  • Not all of these phrasal verbs take an object.

  • "keep up with" = transitive, inseparable

  • Also we can simply say "keep up."

  • "miss out on" = transitive, inseparable.

  • And we can simply say "miss out."

  • "fall behind" = intransitive

  • If we want to name an object,

  • we say "fall behind on (what)"

  • or "fall behind with (what)."

  • An easy one to learn and use.

  • "Stay up" has no object.

  • It's intransitive.

  • Now I'd like to give you some practice

  • using those four phrasal verbs.

  • Here's a text.

  • Fill in the missing phrasal verbs.

  • I'll give you a moment to complete it.

  • Answer:

Hi there. It's Day 13.

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