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cover feature Track 18: several english accents 8 songs with phrasal verbs Learn 8 useful phrasal verbs from these fantastic songs. Listen to the song extracts. Then, complete the definitions of the phrasal verbs. happening leave survive depend continues wait escape feel Q u e e n i t z • y K r a v 1 I Get Along With You Very Well • L e n n Artist: Chet Baker Phrasal verb: get along Chet Baker (born 1929) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist. He was one of the stars of the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in the 1950s. He died in May 1988. I get along without you very well, of course, I do, Except perhaps in spring, But I should never think of spring. If you “get along” without something, you manage to live or (1) without it. M a r v i n G a y e • D r a k e • 2 Hold On We’re Going Home Artist: Drake Phrasal verb: to hold on Drake (real name Aubrey Drake Graham) is a Canadian rapper, songwriter and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, (Canada) B a k e r in 1986. ‘Cause you're a good girl and you know it, I know exactly who you could be, Just hold on, we're going home, Just hold on, we're going home. C h e t If you have to “hold on”, you have to (2) . • • K e l l y C l a r k s o n 3 What’s Going On Artist: Marvin Gaye Phrasal verb: to go on Marvin Gaye (1939) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Marvin was signed up to Motown Records in the 1960s. He had a number of hits, including How Sweet It Is. Picket lines and picket signs, Don't punish me with brutality, Talk to me so you can see, What's going on. If something is “going on”, it’s (3) . • A v r i l L a v i g n e • 4 I Want To Get Away Artist: Lenny Kravitz Phrasal verb: to get away Lenny Kravitz (born 1964) is an American rock singersongwriter, record producer and actor. His style of music incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic and folk. Let’s fade into the sun, let your spirit fly, Where we are one, just for a little fun, Oh, oh, oh, yeah! I want to get away, I want to fly away. Yeah. If you want to “get away” from a place, you C o u n t i n g C r o w s want to (4) from that place. If you “fly away”, you escape from a place quickly, or literally by flying. 24 / / Looking for a quality English-language course abroad? Contact

L e n n M a r y K r a v • D r a k e • i t z • B a k e r Q u e e n i t z • y K r a v • L e n n Q u e e n 5 The Show Must Go On Artist: Queen Phrasal verb: to go on Queen were a British rock band from London. They were formed in 1970 and consisted of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor. Famous Queen songs include We Will Rock You and We Are The Champions. The show must go on! The show must go on! Yeah! Inside my heart is breaking, My make-up may be flaking... If an event “goes on”, it (5) , in spite of any difficulties. • K e l l y C l a r k s o n 7 Get Over It Artist: Avril Lavigne Phrasal verb: to get over Avril Lavigne (1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, (Canada). She moved to New York City at the age of 16 to work on her first album. Hey, you gotta get over it, It's too bad I'm not sad, it's casting over, It's just one of those things, You'll have to get over it. If you “get over” something bad, you start to (7) happy again after that bad thing (such as breaking up with a boy or girlfriend). M a r v i n G a y e 6 Breakaway Artist: Kelly Clarkson Phrasal verb: to break away Kelly Clarkson (1982) is an American singer-songwriter. She won the first season of American Idol in 2002. Trying hard to reach out, but when I tried to speak out, Felt like no one could hear me, wanted to belong here, But something felt so wrong here, so I prayed I could break away. If you “break away” from a person, situation or place, you (6) that person, situation or place. The song also has the phrasal verb “reach out” (to try to connect with someone) and “speak out” (to say what you really feel or think). • A v r i l L a v i g n e • • D r a k e • B a k e r C h e t • C o u n t For company classes, Skype/Telephone classes or private tuition, contact / / C h e t • i n g C r o w s 8 You Can’t Count On Me Artist: Counting Crows Phrasal verb: to count on Counting Crows is an American rock band from Berkeley, California, (USA). They were formed in 1991 and released their debut album, August and Everything After, in 1993. If you think you need to go, If you wanted to be free, There's just one thing you need to know, And that's that you can't count on me. If you can’t “count on” someone, you can’t (8) on that person to help you. 25 • K e l