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IELTS Phrasal Verbs

do up
If you do something up, you fasten it.
If a piece of clothing does up in a particular place, it is fastened there.
If a woman does her hair up, she arranges it so that it is fastened close to her head rather than hanging loosely.
dress up
If you dress up or dress someone up, you put special, smart clothes on yourself or someone else, usually for a social occasion.
If you dress up or dress someone up, you put special costumes or unusual clothes on yourself or someone else, usually for fun, often at a party where everyone does this.
get on
If you get a piece of clothing on, you dress yourself in it.
go with
If one thing goes with another, they suit each other or are pleasant or attractive together.
have on
If you have clothing on, you are wearing it.
pick out
If you pick out one thing, you choose it from a group.
pull off
When you pull a piece of clothing off or pull a piece of clothing off someone else, you take it off quickly. I managed to pull my boots off.
When you put on make-up, a cream, or perfume, you spread or spray it on your skin.
pull on
When you pull on your clothes, you put them on quickly.
When you put on a piece of clothing, you put it over a part of your body and wear it, or you put it over a part of someone else's body so they are wearing it.
show off
If you show off something that you own, you show it to a lot of people because you are proud of it.
take in
If you take something in, you make an item of clothing smaller and tighter.
take up
If you take up a piece of clothing, you make it shorter.
try on
If you try on a piece of clothing, you put it on to see if it fits you or if it looks nice.
wear out
When something wears out or when you wear it out, it is used so much that it becomes weak or broken and unable to be used any more.
wrap up
When you wrap something up, you fold a piece of paper, cloth, or other material round it so that it is completely covered.
If you wrap up, you put warm clothes on; If you wrap someone, especially a child, up, you put warm clothes on them.

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