In this lesson, I show how I used the phrasal verb put off in one of my videos, and then give more examples.
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To Put Off Doing Something
In the example I gave, I said the following:
“I hear reasons why English learners want to put off starting this journey.”
(The clip was taken from this video.)
This means to postpone doing something; to do something at a later date. Here are three more examples:
- “I keep putting off going to the dentist.”
- “My friends boss has put off the meeting until tomorrow.”
- Talking about homework: “I always put it off until the last minute.”
What to Do Now:
Answer the question below: What have you put off doing recently?