to put sth out

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to put sth out

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Phrasal verbs | 19 comments

This micro-dictation contains the phrasal verb 'to put something out'. Do you know this phrasal verb? How much of the sentence can you understand?

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Language: B1 (Intermediate)  //  Accent: Ireland

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This micro-dictation contains the phrasal verb 'to put something out'. Do you know this phrasal verb? How much of the sentence can you understand?

 

Listen as many times as you need to, then check your understanding and practise using the new language.

 

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

 

Language: B1 (Intermediate)  //  Accent: Ireland

 

Photo by raquel raclette on Unsplash

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The fire brigade to put the fire it spread to the neighbouring .

About the sentence

to put sth out

to put something out = to extinguish a flame or fire, or something that is burning.

We can also use this phrasal verb to talk about electric lights, as a synonym for turn off or switch off.


to manage to do sth = to succeed in doing something (which was probably difficult). e.g. It wasn't easy but I managed to convince Harry to stay.

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  • Have you ever had to put out a fire? What happened?

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EverlinC
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EverlinC

Have you ever had to put out a fire? What happened? yes, when I was child, I had to put out a fire in my house, because it was burning part of the roof of the house.

YuliaT
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YuliaT

No, I never had to put fire. God saved me!

Sevinj
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Sevinj

When I was child during New Year the fir-tree suddenly started to burn and I had to put it out. My father put it out.

Aygun Shukurova
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Aygun Shukurova

It was a good experience for me and entertainment learning way. Thanks

CamiloD
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CamiloD

I don’t understand anything, is very faster for me, what can I do?? Some one exercise less difficult for me?

Taty Scott
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Taty Scott

Hi Chris
Because I really need to improve my listening skill, I was thinking in an app like this, and yesterday suddenly I found MicroEnglish ,and it just amazing!!!??? Lots of people don’t know how helpful this app can be,??? I started to recommend some friends in the same situation like me.
Thank you so much…..????

Taty Scott
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Chris
This is really amazing, Believe it!!!
Probably I have been thinking in something like this more that 3 months, Im doctor and Im planning to work in UK ,so it is crucial for me understand really well English speakers.
Do not worry you are helping me … so I going to share with all my friends in my platforms about this , because they need to know about this….and sometimes we don’t realize about good apps because there are millions in the internet.

Sorry about my English. Im trying to improve it.
Cheers.

Sveta Tsalkovska
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Sveta Tsalkovska

My answer will be short. Fortunately, I’ve never have to put out a fire. Maximum – put out the light before sleeping πŸ™‚

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