All languages have phrases that cannot be understood
literally and, therefore, cannot be used with
confidence. They are opaque or unpredictable
because they don’t have expected, literal meaning.
Even if you know the meaning of all the words in
a phrase and understand all the grammar of the
phrase completely, the meaning of the phrase may
still be confusing. A phrase or sentence of this
type is said to be idiomatic.
Phrasal Verbs List
This is a list of about 200 common phrasal verbs, with meanings and examples. Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Think of them as you would any other English vocabulary.
Phrasal Verb ( C )
Phrasal Verb call for + call * off + call * off + call on + call on + call * up + calm * down + care for + care for + carry on + carry on about + carry on with + carry * out + carry * over + catch on catch up catch up with + Definition require (as in a recipe) cancel something order to stop (an invasion, guard dogs) visit invite someone to speak in a meeting or a classroom telephone make someone relax nurse someone or something like someone...
A comprehensive practice book which makes phrasal verbs easier to understand and learn. Easy to use for either self-study or in the classroom, Phrasal Verb Organiser gives practice and reference in one book, with over 700 verbs and 1000 meanings covered. Also includes a mini-dictionary and a section for students to add their own verbs on carefully organised pages.
Phrasal Verb ( D )
Phrasal Verb die away die down die off/out disagree with + do away with + do * over + do without + draw * up + dress * down dress down dress * up + dress up drive * back + drop in drop in on + drop out drop out of + Definition diminish in intensity diminish in intensity become extinct cause to feel sick due to food or drink abolish repeat manage without something one wants or needs create ( a contract) reprimand severely dress casually decorate wear elegant clothes repulse ...
Phrasal Verb ( H )
Phrasal Verb hand * back + hand * down + Definition return pronounce formally Example Is the teacher going to hand back our tests today? The president is going to hand his decision down on health care tonight. When my clothes got too small for me as a child, I handed them down to my sister. I have to hand in an offer by March 12. We should hand the concert fliers out at school. Hand your car keys over. You’re too drunk to drive.
Phrasal Verb ( U )
Phrasal Verb Definition use * up
Example I used up all of the soap, so we need to buy some more.
use all of something
Phrasal Verb ( V )
Phrasal Verb veer away from +
Definition stay away from, avoid
Example I veer away from the same old summer blockbuster films.
Phrasal Verb ( M )
Phrasal Verb make * out make * out + make out make out make out make out with + make * over make * up + make * up + make * up + make up make up for + mix * up + mix * up + mix * up +
Definition decipher write a check or other document succeed progress kiss passionately kiss someone passionately do again invent ( a story) complete what was missed put on cosmetics reconcile compensate for confuse blend make lively (a party)
Example I can’t make out your...
What are phrasal verbs?
1. A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb. Example: I ran into my teacher at the movies last night. run + into = meet He ran away when he was 15. run + away = leave home 2. Some phrasal verbs are intransitive. An intransitive verb cannot be followed by an object. Example: He suddenly showed up. “show up” cannot take an object 3. Some phrasal verbs are transitive.
Commonly-Used Idioms, Sayings and phrasal verbs - "A" Idioms. What is the meaning of idioms? Words that come together and change the whole meaning of the statement like "it rains cats and dogs", did you ever seen cats and dogs falling off from the sky?! Of course not, but it simply mean "it is raining too hard".
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Commonly-Used Idioms, Sayings and phrasal verbs - "B" Idioms. What is the meaning of idioms? Words that come together and change the whole meaning of the statement like "it rains cats and dogs", did you ever seen cats and dogs falling off from the sky?! Of course not, but it simply mean "it is raining too hard".
Multi-word verbs, or phrasal verbs as they are
often referred to, present a very special problem. English can make verb
and particle (preposition or adverb) combinations easily and freely. The
word particle has been used throughout this book, in order to avoid
having to make the adverb/preposition distinction (to most students, the
word after the verb in a multi-word verb is always a preposition).
Commonly-Used Idioms, Sayings and phrasal verbs - "C" Idioms. What is the meaning of idioms? Words that come together and change the whole meaning of the statement like "it rains cats and dogs", did you ever seen cats and dogs falling off from the sky?! Of course not, but it simply mean "it is raining too hard".
Bài tập phrasal verb (2)
1.I don't know how she managed to get... such a hard work in just
one day (over/through/off/in)
2. The man answering... the robber's description was seen to
leave the station (on/in/to/against)