Phrasal verbs lesson
Here is a list of phrasal verbs with example sentences.
Break out of
To break out of a place is to escape from it by force.
- The prisoners who broke out of jail have been caught.
To break up with someone is to end relationship or marriage with them.
- Maria broke up with Peter after dating him for several years.
To bring up a child is to raise her.
- She wants to bring up her children by herself.
Brush up on
To brush up on something is to refresh your knowledge of it.
- I brushed up on my Hindi before going to India.
To bump into someone is to meet them by chance.
- I bumped into Rahul yesterday.
You burn out when you become exhausted from over-working.
- You must work fewer hours. Otherwise, you will burn out.
To call off a program is to cancel it.
- The organizers called off the match because of bad weather.
To calm down is to become less angry or more relaxed
- It took her several months to calm down after witnessing the brutal murder of her mother.
To carry out is to do something as specified.
- The company insisted that they do not carry out medical trials on animals.
To check in is to register at an airport or hotel.
- You must check in at least two hours before your flight.
Clamp down on
To clamp down on something is to act strictly to prevent something.
- The government has decided to clamp down on illegal migrants.