16 / 11 / 2018
Phrasal Verbs

Happy Friday, Daily Vitamin readers! Today we complete our Phrasal Verb vs. Formal Vocabulary theme by looking at the phrasal verb TO THROW AWAY and the more-formal verb TO DISCARD.  

Definition of TO THROW AWAY: To discard something when it is no longer needed. 

Example 1: You can throw those boxes away

Example 2: I think I accidentally threw away an important document! 

Formal equivalent: TO DISCARD.

Definition: To throw away or set aside something when it is no longer needed. 

Example 3: He decided to donate the items rather than discard them. 

Example 4: You can discard these instructions after you build this new desk. 

Example 5: For this game, you must discard one card after your turn. 

That's all for this week. We hope you like the new verbs and phrasal verbs that you learned! Next week, we will learn some idioms for being thankful.

Have a great weekend and we'll see you on Monday!