Phrasal verbs related to Family

Get along with someone

The phrasal verb get along means ‘to have a good relationship with someone.
  • You must get along with your brother.

Take after someone

“Take after someone” means ‘to look or behave like an older member of your family’.
  • Generous! She takes after her mother.
  • In looks, he takes after his father.

Look up to someone

The phrasal verb “look up to” means ‘to admire or respect someone’.
  • I’ve always looked up to my uncle.

Bring someone up

To bring someone up means ‘to care for a child, to raise a child’.
  1. She was brought up by her grandparents.
  2. Susan brought up three children on her own.

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