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Phrasal Verbs

major in

This page is about the phrasal verb major in


If you major in a field of study at university or college, that field is your main area of study.

For example

  • major in If you're thinking about studying at university, you'll need to think about what you'd like to major in.

  • major in sth When I studied at university, I majored in English literature and my minor was economics.

Nouns often used as objects with major in: English, Japanese, physics, chemistry, music, film

Quick Quiz

In your CV, don't forget to write down the subject you majored in while you were at

a. kindergarten

b. university

c. high school
a) kindergarten b) university c) high school

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