Wrap up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

1. To wrap up means to wear warm clothes or cover oneself (or somebody else) with something to keep out the cold.

Example of use:

It’s very cold outside today so you’d better wrap up and put on your scarf and gloves.

2. To wrap up something (or wrap something up) means to cover it in paper, or something similar, in order to give it to someone as a gift or to protect it from damage.

Example of use:

I’m going to wrap Marcia’s birthday present up now. 

You can also use ‘wrap’ on its own e.g. ‘I’m going to wrap Marcia’s birthday present now.

infinitive
wrap up
present simple
wrap up and wraps up
-ing form
wrapping up
past simple
wrapped up
past participle
wrapped up

Can you write a sentence using this phrasal verb?

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