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Phrasal verbs with Hold

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with "Hold"

Hold against to have a bad opinion of someone because they have done something wrong in the past:

Nobody held my failure against me.Hold back to stop someone from doing something or to stop something from doing something:

They were unable to hold back the demonstrators.Hold down (S) to prevent prices or number from rising:

Their goal was to hold down costs.

The preposition aboard

Aboard is a preposition or an adverb.

Aboard means 'on or onto a ship, aircraft, train or bus'. It is the synonym of ' on board'.

[as preposition] We finally went aboard the ship.[as adverb] The plane crashed into a mountainside, killing all 250 passengers aboard.
Aboard can also mean 'in or into an organization, group or company'.

She came aboard as a chief engineer.

Phrasal verbs with 'Hand'

Here is a list of phrasal verbs with 'hand'.

Hand back (S) to return something to the person who lent it to you:

He handed me my book back.Hand down 1. (S) to give or teach something to someone who is younger than you and will live after you:

My grandfather handed down the gold watch to my father.These techniques have been handed down from generation to generation.
2. to officially announce a decision, sentence, etc.

The verdict was handed down this afternoon.Hand in (S) to give something to a person in a position or authority:

You must hand in your essay by Friday.

Reflexive Pronouns

English reflexive pronouns end in -self' or -selves and are used when the subject of the verb and the direct object of the verb are the same person. For example, in the sentence 'Jane bought herself a new coat' the reflexive pronoun 'herself' refers back to Jane'.

The singular reflexive pronouns are: myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself.
The plural reflexive pronouns are: ourselves, yourselves, themselves.

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