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Learn a phrasal verb every day with this series of short podcasts by Luke Thompson from Luke’s English Podcast.

Each episode contains definitions, explanations and improvised examples of each phrase to help you understand and remember these complex but important parts of the English language! Transcripts are also available for every episode.

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May 28, 2015

1. When two people get together and start a romantic or sexual relationship. (We usually use this to talk about other people's behaviour, not our own). E.g. "I'm in my 30s now and all my friends seem to be pairing off and getting married, but I'm still single" -to pair off 2. -to pair someone off with someone = to try and make two people start having a romantic or sexual relationship together. "I think your wife is trying to pair me off with her friend". More info at