9.3

9.3 Phrasal verbs

In combination with another word, a verb can get a quite different meaning. In Chapter 7 we learned about å se ut. Here are some combinations with å se:

Du ser fin ut!
You look nice!
Se opp for toget!
Watch out for the train!
Jeg ser etter Alex.
I'm looking/searching for Alex.
Vi ser på TV.
We are watching TV.

Other examples:

Cecilie fyller ut et skjema.
Cecilie is filling out a form.
Ben regner ut dimensjoner.
Ben is calculating dimensions.
Det høres ut som Justin Bieber.
It sounds like Justin Bieber.
Hun står opp klokka sju.
She gets up at seven.
Alex kaster opp.
Alex is vomiting.
Dina vasker opp.
Dina is washing the dishes.
Det kommer til å gjøre litt vondt.
It is going to hurt a little.