Face up to Phrasals
 

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- 1: Betty's Angry

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- 2: Not Guilty!

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- 3: How Betty Knows

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- 4: Who's the Liar?

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- 5: Busted

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- 6: Fred's Story

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- 7: What Betty Saw

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- 8: Desperate Fred

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- 9: Betty Breaks It Off

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- 10: Fred Begs

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- 11: Betty's Had Enough

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- 12: Fred Works It Out?

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- The Complete Fred and Betty
Betty on the telephone



Fred and Betty: Is this the End?
Episode 1: Betty's Angry

Betty: Fred, I found out about you and that other girl. How could you do this to me?!


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FIND OUT ABOUT

Meaning: if you find out about something, you discover a fact or information that you did not know before, often because someone was keeping it secret.

Grammar: This phrasal verb needs an object. You can not separate the verb from its particles.

He found out about the theft - RIGHT
He found out about it - RIGHT

He found the theft out about - WRONG
He found it out about - WRONG
He found out the theft about - WRONG
He found out it about - WRONG

Example sentence: Jonathan didn't find out about the missing money until the police wrote to him.
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Synonyms: discover, catch on to, detect, unearth
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