Helpful English practice – Phrasal verbs with UP / DOWN

Phrasal verbs with UP / DOWN

 
put (something) up – on a wall etc.
 
“I put photos of my family up on my bedroom wall.”
 
“My friend put an empty frame up on his wall. It looks odd.”
take (something) down – from a wall etc.
 
“After the school dance we had to take all the decorations down from the gymnasium.”
 
pick (something) up
 
“I saw a quarter on the floor so I picked it up.”
 
put (something) down
 
“After the test the teacher told us to put down our pencils.” OR
“After the test the teacher told us to put our pencils down.”
Put your pencils down please. Time’s up.”

 

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