Figure Out – Phrasal Verb of the Day
Today’s phrasal verb of the day is: Figure Out
Infinitive form: Figure Out
Present Tense: Figure out/Figures out
ing form: Figuring Out
Past tense: Figured Out
Participle: Figured Out
It is a separable phrasal verb that can be used in two ways:
1. When you understand or learn the answer to a question or the solution to a problem.
I figured out the answer to question #9 on my Math homework.
2. When you understand why a person is a certain way or acts a certain way.
I’m trying to figure John out, but I just don’t understand him.
A video about a young girl trying to ‘figure it out.’ In the video she uses: figuring things out, figuring themselves out, figure all that out, a nice place for all of that to be figured out, I’m figuring it out,
1. She _______ ____ the code to the safe and stole thousands of dollars in jewelry.
2. _____ ___ how to break into the safe must have taken some time.
3. She is a very unique robber. Police can’t ______ her ____.
4. Have you ever _______ _____ a secret password or code?
Rephrase the following sentences:
I have finally found the answer to Question number 7.
I really need to understand her, if we are going to date.
The police need to find an explanation to how the thief broke into the jewelry shop.