Phrasal verbs are an essential aspect of the English language and are widely used in conversations. They add a unique flair to communication and can help learners sound more natural when speaking or writing in English. One of the most common phrasal verbs used in conversations is “deal with.” Understanding and being able to use this phrasal verb correctly can greatly improve an English learner’s vocabulary and overall level of English.
What does “deal with” mean?
“Deal with” is a phrasal verb that means to manage, handle, or address a situation, problem, or challenge.
“I have to deal with a difficult customer at work today”.
“The government needs to deal with the issue of homelessness”.
“I need to deal with my fear of public speaking before I give my presentation”.
- How do you typically deal with stress or pressure in your life?
- Have you ever had to deal with a difficult or challenging exam or test?
- What is the most difficult situation you've had to deal with?
- Have you ever had to deal with a difficult or demanding boss?
- How do you deal with change or uncertainty in your life?
- What do you think is the best way to approach dealing with difficult customers or clients?
- How do you deal with criticism or negative feedback?
- How should society deal with the issue of drug addiction?
- How should schools deal with bullying and harassment?
- How do you deal with feeling homesick or adjusting to a new environment?
- Have you ever had to deal with a difficult or uncomfortable travel experience?
- How do you deal with cultural differences or language barriers while travelling?