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By the end of the journey, we had run out of drinking water.
Look at the verb run out of in this sentence. It is a phrasal verb: it has two parts, a verb and a preposition or an adverb. Phrasal verbs often have meanings that are different from the meanings of their parts.
Find these phrasal verbs in the story.
burn out  light up   look on    run out      keep out
Write down the sentences in which they occur. Consult a dictionary and write down the meaning that you think matches the meaning of the phrasal verb in the sentence.


(i) burn out
House Number 12 turned out to be nothing but a burnt-out shell.
(ii) light up
That was the moment her eyes lit up with recognition and her face became suffused with a sudden glow of happiness.
(iii) look on
Hans Wolf and I looked on and cheered, clapping our hands and stamping our feet, to keep out the cold as much as anything.
(iv) run out
When the game was finished, the schnapps and the rum and the sausage had long since run out and we knew it was all over.
(v) keep out
You just keep out of this quarrel. (Stay away)

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