VERB + ADVERB + PREPOSITION ‘go directly to’

B2 English Grammar Profile point 51 in the category of VERBS/prepositional is defined as:

adverb between the verb and the preposition

For example:

George says the piston’s going to go right through the block any minute now.

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Alex, maybe if everything goes well with the paintings, Victor and I will tour and we could visit you in New York.

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1 GO DIRECTLY TO

17903

Were gonna go directly to the airport and get a plane.

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2 BASED SOLELY ON

13229

We can’t work based solely on rumour, can we?

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3 RELY HEAVILY ON

10518

Yes, we rely heavily on those fat government contracts.

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4 LOOK CLOSELY AT

10164

Look closely at this picture.

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5 SENT DIRECTLY TO 9944
6 RELIES HEAVILY ON 8394
7 THINK CAREFULLY ABOUT 5864
8 DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM 5489
9 RELY SOLELY ON 5172
10 FOCUS SOLELY ON 5111
11 CONNECTED DIRECTLY TO 5035
12 BASED ONLY ON 4759
13 LIMITED ONLY BY 4674
14 FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY 4606
15 LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE 4592
16 BENEFIT GREATLY FROM 4524
17 RELIED HEAVILY ON 4358
18 REPORT DIRECTLY TO 4325
19 INVESTED HEAVILY IN 4320
20 SPEAK DIRECTLY TO 4296


B1 Vocabulary in the above:

based, benefit, connected, directly, heavily, limited, report

B2:
closely, differ, focus, greatly, invested


21 LOOK CAREFULLY AT 4289
22 TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM 4259
23 GOES DIRECTLY TO 4258
24 APPLIED DIRECTLY TO 4243
25 USED EXTENSIVELY IN 4123
26 DEPENDS ENTIRELY ON 4083
27 PAID DIRECTLY TO 4066
28 CONNECT DIRECTLY TO 3990
29 FOCUSED PRIMARILY ON 3794
30 BASED PRIMARILY ON 3707
31 APPLY DIRECTLY TO 3641
32 DEPENDS LARGELY ON 3620
33 LOOK EXACTLY LIKE 3566
34 FOCUS PRIMARILY ON 3456
35 LISTEN CAREFULLY TO 3447
36 BASED LARGELY ON 3442
37 COME DIRECTLY FROM 3390
38 DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO 3165
39 FOCUSES PRIMARILY ON 3162
40 BASED ENTIRELY ON 3134
41 AWARDED ANNUALLY TO 3106
42 COMES DIRECTLY FROM 3103
43 RESPOND QUICKLY TO 3029
44 FOCUSED SOLELY ON 3025
45 INVEST HEAVILY IN 3024
46 GOING DIRECTLY TO 3020
47 THINK CRITICALLY ABOUT 2980
48 CONTRIBUTE SIGNIFICANTLY TO 2958
49 VARY GREATLY FROM 2946
50 FOUND NATURALLY IN 2894
51 BASED PURELY ON 2860
52 INVESTING HEAVILY IN 2839
53 CARE DEEPLY ABOUT 2825
54 REPORTS DIRECTLY TO 2793
55 FOCUS EXCLUSIVELY ON 2773
56 CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANTLY TO 2688
57 MADE DIRECTLY TO 2644
58 RELYING SOLELY ON 2592
59 LOOKING CLOSELY AT 2557
60 PARTICIPATE FULLY IN 2554
61 DEPENDS HEAVILY ON 2539
62 PURCHASED DIRECTLY FROM 2532
63 VARY GREATLY IN 2517
64 REPORTING DIRECTLY TO 2507
65 OCCURS NATURALLY IN 2431
66 USED ONLY BY 2423
67 VARY WIDELY IN 2342
68 TAKE KINDLY TO 2330
69 TAKEN SERIOUSLY BY 2326
70 FIT PERFECTLY IN 2319
71 VARY GREATLY DEPENDING 2308
72 CONTRIBUTED GREATLY TO 2296
73 THINK DIFFERENTLY ABOUT 2291
74 LINK DIRECTLY TO 2289
75 COME NATURALLY TO 2284
76 SENT DIRECTLY FROM 2222
77 CONNECTS DIRECTLY TO 2216
78 FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT 2156
79 DEDICATED SOLELY TO 2154
80 VARY WIDELY FROM 2144
81 COMES NATURALLY TO 2131
82 FOCUSED EXCLUSIVELY ON 2116
83 FIT PERFECTLY INTO 2115
84 GO DIRECTLY INTO 2104
85 LED DIRECTLY TO 2104
86 DEPEND HEAVILY ON 2085
87 SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO 2080
88 WRITTEN EXTENSIVELY ON 2058
89 VARY SLIGHTLY FROM 2052
90 WENT DIRECTLY TO 2040
91 MATCHED ONLY BY 2031
92 FITS PERFECTLY IN 2022
93 APPLY EQUALLY TO 2009
94 FOCUSING SOLELY ON 1955
95 REACT DIFFERENTLY TO 1930
96 APPLIES EQUALLY TO 1911
97 DIFFER SIGNIFICANTLY FROM 1896
98 HELD ANNUALLY IN 1892
99 RELATE DIRECTLY TO 1888
100 DRIVEN PRIMARILY BY 1862


_V _RR _I

1 LEARN MORE ABOUT 343828
2 READ MORE ABOUT 70585
3 IS STILL IN 66179

4 WORK CLOSELY WITH 52662
5 KNOW MORE ABOUT 51792
6 SET FORTH IN 48960
7 ARE STILL IN 43523
8 WORKING CLOSELY WITH 37225
9 WORKS BEST FOR 33083
10 IS CURRENTLY IN 32583
11 GO WRONG WITH 32275
12 DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR

30687

Each suit is designed specifically for each aquanaut.

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13 DO SO IN 30223
14 IS FAR FROM 29240
15 DO SO BY 28895
16 LEARNING MORE ABOUT 28538
17 KNOW MUCH ABOUT 26907
18 COME CLOSE TO 25947
19 WAS STILL IN 25857
20 IS ALSO IN 21684
21 WORKS WELL FOR 21147
22 IS ALREADY IN 20315

23 WORKED CLOSELY WITH

20246

Starting as a pulmonary rehabilitation therapist in 2008, I worked closely with several physiotherapists, which allowed me to see and understand many aspects of the department.

PELIC STUDENT: Arabic Female level 5 grammar class

*note the great amount of specialized vocabulary.


24 WORK WELL WITH 20203
25 WAS ALL ABOUT 20095
26 WORK WELL FOR 19807
27 WORKS CLOSELY WITH 19572
28 FOCUS MORE ON 19530
29 GET CLOSER TO 18361
30 ARE CURRENTLY IN 18265
31 ARE ALREADY IN 18129
32 DO WELL IN 18061
33 GET CLOSE TO 17961

34 GO DIRECTLY TO 17903

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