Category: Phrasal verbs

Phrasal Verbs | Letter G

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with letter G. Each phrasal verb is followed by its definition and example sentences. Get across = cause to be understood Good communication skills are essential to...

Phrasal Verbs | F

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter F. Each phrasal verb is followed by its definition and example sentences. Face up to = acknowledge something embarrassing; accept an unpleasant reality He couldn’t face...

Phrasal Verbs | E

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter E. Each phrasal verb is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given. Eat away = destroy gradually Recession has eaten away profits. Termites have...

Phrasal Verbs | D

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter D. Each phrasal verb is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given. Die away / die down: diminish in intensity The excitement soon...

Phrasal Verbs | C

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter C. Call for = demand or require This achievement calls for a big celebration. Now that laptops have become ubiquitous, there is not much call for desktop...

Phrasal Verbs | B

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter B. Back down To back down is to stop defending your opinion. Don’t argue with her. She will never back down. At last...

What Are Phrasal Verbs?

Many English verbs can be followed by prepositions or adverb particles. These combinations are often called phrasal verbs. There are numerous phrasal verbs in English. It is not easy to learn all of them; it...

Phrasal Verbs With Turn

Common short verbs are often used with prepositions and adverb particles to make two-word verbs. These are called phrasal verbs or prepositional verbs. Phrasal verbs are especially common in informal speech and writing. In...