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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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Jun 16, 2015

1. To hand something out to everybody. To give something to everybody in a place. E.g. "all the students were silent as the exam papers were passed out" 2. To become unconscious, to faint. "She passed out due to heat exhaustion" More info at

Jun 12, 2015

= to die (but it is a slightly less upsetting word than 'die') E.g. "Actor Christopher Lee passed away yesterday after suffering from heart failure".

Jun 3, 2015

= when a situation develops in a certain way "We're not sure how this is going to pan out" Or "It didn't pan out as we expected" For more details visit