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Phrasal Verbs Part 2

 Bear with  Be patient.  Please BEAR WITH me a moment while I finish this email.  Beat down  Strong sunshine.  The sun WAS really BEATING DOWN and we couldn't stay outdoors.  Beat down  someone to lower the price of something.  I managed to BEAT him DOWN to fifty Euros.  Beat out  Narrowly win in competition.  The marathon runner barely BEAT OUT his rival at the tape.  Beat up  Attack violently.  The mugger BEAT him UP and stole his wallet.  Beaver away  Work hard. She's BEAVERING AWAY before her exams.  Beaver away at  Work hard doing something.  I have to BEAVER AWAY AT it or else I will fail the course.  Bed down  Sleep somewhere less comfortable than normal.  We had to BED DOWN on the floor for the night.  Bed down  Become established or successful over time.  The new government has found it hard to BED DOWN and become accepted.  Bed out  Move a plant outside.  I BEDDED the plants OUT when the weather warmed up. Beef up  Make something stronger or more solid. The company BE

Poems

  SYMPTOMS OF LOVE   Love is a universal migraine,   A bright stain on the vision   Blotting out reason.   Symptoms of true love   Are leanness, jealousy,   Laggard dawns;   Are omens and nightmares -   Listening for a knock.   W aiting for a sign:   For a touch of her fingers   In a darkened room,   For a searching look   Take courage, lover!   Could you endure such pain   At any hand but hers?   ( Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry and Drama, McGraw - Hill, 2000)     “SYMPATHY”   I know what the caged bird feels, alas !   When the sun is bright on the upland slopes;   When the wind stirs soft through the spri nging grass   And the river flows like a stream of glass;   When the first bird sings and the first bud opens,   And the faint perfume from its petals steals -   I know what the caged bird feels!   I know why t he caged bird beats his wing   Till its blood is red on the cruel bans;   For he must fly back for his perch and cling   When he rather would be on the branch a – swing;

English Phrasal Verbs

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  Phrasal Verbs Part I Abide by Accept or follow a decision or rule We have to ABIDE BY what the court says.   Account for   To explain.   They had to ACCOUNT FOR all the money that had gone missing.   Ache for   Want something or someone a lot.   My partner's been away for a fortnight- I am ACHING FOR her.   Act on   To take action because of something like information received.   The police were ACTING ON a tip from an informer and caught the gang red- handed.   Act on Affect.     The medicine only ACTS ON infected tissue. Act out Perform something with actions and gestures.. They ACTED OUT the story on stage.         Act out   Express an emotion in your behaviour.   Act out   Express an emotion in your behaviour.   Their anger is ACTED OUT in their antisocial behaviour.   Act up   Behave badly or strangely.   My computer's ACTING UP; I think I might have a virus.   Act upon   To take action because of something like information received.   The police were ACTING UPON a tip-

Uundaji wa Maneno ya Kiswahili

  Creating Verbs from Nouns (Uundaji wa Vitenzi Kutokana na Nomino) Mostly kiswahili  Nouns (Nomino)  from arabic  are easily converted to Verbs(Vitenzi) Mifano: Kusudi - Kusudia Baraka - Bariki Baraza - Barizi Shuhuda - Shuhudia Salamu - Salimu Vurugu -Vuruga Tiba - Tibu Hotuba - Hotubia Azma - Azimio Fikra - Fikiria Idhini - Idhinisha Ratiba - Ratibu Bughudha - Bughudhia Shughuli - Shughulikia Fundi - Fundisha/Funza  Safari - Safiri Kuunda Nomino Kutokana na Vitenzi  Imba- Wimbo/ Ona - Onesha/Onyesha/Maono/Maoni Enda - Mwendo Funga - Kifungo Iga - igizo/mwigizaji Abiri - Abiria Pika - Upishi/Mpishi Kula - Mlo/Chakula  Lala - Malazi Legea -Ulegevu Panga - Mpango Imba - Wimbo Enea - Eneo Pongeza - Pongezi Tunga - Tungo Bagua - Ubaguzi Lea - Mlezi Weza - Uwezo Piga - Pigo Unda - Muundo Chukua - Uchukuzi              

Translations That Will Change Your Attitude Towards Learning Kiswahili

 It is always hard to think of learning a language at old age. However, I can assure that the following translations are likely to arouse your interest. Cell Phone - Simu tamba / rununu Email - Barua meme Website - Wavuti Press - Bonyeza Button - Kitufe Computer - Tarakilishi Laptop - Pakatlishi Internet - Mtandao Barakoa - Mask Security Guard - Bawabu Gun - Bunduki Gate - Lango Illegal - Hatia Boxer - Bondia Boxing - Dondi Editor - Mhariri Disaster - Janga Death - Mauti/Kifo Reprieve - Afueni Responsibility - Wajibu/Jukumu Interrupt - Sitisha Passengers - Abiria President - Rais Uchunguzi -investigation Paragraph - Aya Genocide - Mauji ya Kimbari Sponsorship- Dhamana Insurance - Bima Raw Materials - Malighafi Capital - Mtaji Resources - Rasilimali Infrastructure - Miundo Msingi Transport - Uchukuzi Ambassador - Balozi Mamluki - Mercenaries Gaidi - Terrorist