Butt In

Butt In

Infinitive: Butt In
Present Tense: Butt In/ Butts In
-ing Form: Butting In
Past Tense: Butt In
Past Participle: Butt In
It is a non-separable phrasal verb that can
be used in one way
  1. 1

    To interrupt a conversation or activity.

    The mother scolded her son for butting in on the conversation she was having with another adult.
    It is rude to butt in when two people are having a discussion.

Butt In
  1. I'm sorry, I don't mean to ____ ___, but I think you should call your friend and apologize.
  2. I hate it when people ______ ____ because I lose track of what I'm saying.
  3. Tara had _____ _____ on the meeting to tell her boss that she was leaving for lunch.
  4. Michelle Obama threatened to leave the event when an annoying audience member kept ______ ______ while she was addressing the crowd.
  5. Darren will talk the whole time unless someone else _____ _____.

Watch how people keep Butting In which eventually made Howard Hughes angry in this video clip from the movie The Aviator

  1. What was the video clip about?

    Use the phrasal verb to describe what happened in the video.

Change the sentences above into questions, then change them into negatives.

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