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  • This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Phrasal Verb Challenge!

  • Learn 30 phrasal verbs in 30 days!

  • Jumpstart your vocabulary in 2017.

  • Today is Day 29 and we're studying phrasal verbs withwrite”.

  • Phrasal verbs with WRITE.

  • A lot of these are really fun and useful.

  • To write back is to reply to someone’s communication.

  • I emailed her last week but she never wrote back.

  • Of course, now, we more frequently use email back or text back.

  • I texted him after our date but he didn’t text me back.

  • Write in: this means to write to an organization or a company.

  • Not an individual.

  • I wrote into the paper complaining about their biased reporting.

  • And we can always drop IN and have it still be grammatically correct:

  • I wrote to the pa per complaining about their biased reporting.

  • Write in can also mean to fill in a blank when youre filling out something like a form or test.

  • Write in the correct answers.

  • Or, if the candidate you like isn’t on the ballot, you can write her in.

  • Did you notice? I used two more phrasal verbs here: fill in, and fill out.

  • We just use phrasal verbs all the time!

  • And finally, write in can mean to add something to a story or a play.

  • I’m going to write in another male character to balance it out.

  • Write off has a meaning similar towrite in’ – to contact a company or organization.

  • I’m going to write off to the company to ask for a replacement.

  • But write off also has a meaning that’s totally different,

  • that has nothing to with writing.

  • If you write something off or somebody off, then you say, that’s not important, it’s not meaningful.

  • If you think someone is not taking you or your ideas seriously, you can say, “don’t write me off.”

  • Or I wrote off my runny nose as allergies.

  • That means, I didn’t take my runny nose seriously, I didn’t know it meant I was getting the flu.

  • Also, when you write something off, that means you can count it as a business expense,

  • and you don’t pay taxes on it.

  • I can write off my home office.

  • Or, when I go to LA for VidCon, I write off my flight.

  • To write out, the opposite of write in, can mean, in writing, to remove something from a story or a play.

  • She’s bummed because they wrote her character out of the series.

  • We can also use this term with wills.

  • She was written out of her grandmother’s will when they had a huge disagreement.

  • To write something out can also mean to process something by writing the whole story, all the details.

  • Sometimes with grief, it helps to write out how youre feeling.

  • To write up can mean to issue an official warning or notice of wrongdoing

  • My son misbehaves a lot.

  • He got written up three times last week at school.

  • Or, they wrote me up at work for being late.

  • To write something up also means to publish an article about something.

  • My mom’s new business was written up in the local paper.

  • Write up, write down.

  • To write something down means to make a note of it.

  • Something you want to remember.

  • Hold on, I can’t remember all this. Let me write it down.

  • WRITE. We have a silent W here.

  • Begin with the R consonant. Rr--

  • The lips flare and come in, rrr.

  • The tip of the tongue pulls back and up. Rrrrrr, write.

  • The AI as in BUY diphthong.

  • Jaw drops for the beginning of the diphthong and the back of the tongue lifts.

  • Then the jaw comes up as the front of the tongue arches towards the roof of the mouth.

  • Wri-, wri-.

  • And finally, the T sound.

  • Most Americans will make this a Flap T if the next word begins with a vowel or diphthong.

  • Write out. Write t- t- write out. Write out.

  • . Just a quick single bounce of the tongue on the roof of the mouth.

  • Most Americans will make it a Stop T if the next word begins with a consonant, like inwrite back’.

  • Write-- back.

  • Do you hear the break in sound? The stop?

  • Write-- back, write back.

  • Just a quick stop of air before the next word. Write back.

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  • This 30-day challenge is leading up to a phrasal verbs course

  • that will be available in my online school on February 1.

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This is the Rachel’s English 30-Day Phrasal Verb Challenge!


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