Natives often use phrasal verbs instead of more common verbs, which can be tricky for non-natives. A phrasal verb is (verb + preposition etc). Look at the following example.
“Mike is stuck in traffic, so we’ll have postpone the meeting”.
“Mike is stuck in traffic, so we’ll have to put the meeting off”
Here are 5 phrasal verbs,: to call sth off; to take sth down; to wrap sth up; to butt in (on); to bring sth up; Can you rewrite the following sentences?
1. I would like to mention that…
2. Would you mind not interrupting me
3. You might want to make notes of the following points.
4. Mike called in sick this morning, so we’ll have to cancel the meeting.
5. That just about completes it for today.
To postpone (vertagen), to mention (erwähnen), to interrupt sb (jdm dreinreden)
1) I would like to bring up that…
2) Would you mind not butting in
3) You might want to take the following points down.
4) Mike called in sick this morning, so we’ll have to call the meeting off.
5) That just about wrap it up for today.