Category: Phrasal verbs

Make off with / Run off with

To make off with something is to steal it. The burglars made off with our television and computer. Somebody has made off with my purse. The phrasal verb run off with has the same...

Do away with | Phrasal verb

To do away with a law is to abolish or cancel it. The parliament must do away with the controversial property act. These stupid rules should have been done away with decades ago. If...

Phrasal verbs with pull

Here are some idiomatic expressions with pull. Pull back To pull back is to retreat. The infiltrators pulled back when army started firing. Pull someone’s leg To pull someone’s leg is to deceive them...

Idiomatic expressions with put

Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the word put. Put away To put away is to consume food or drink in large quantities. If you are going to sit there all day...

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...

Phrasal verbs with run

Here is a list of expressions beginning with run. Each one is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given. Run in If a particular quality runs in a family it is common...

Phrasal verbs with take – exercise 2

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate phrasal verb. 1. Please take your shoes ………………. before entering the temple. a) off b) out c) in 2. If you are feeling unwell, you should take...

Phrasal verbs with take – exercise 1

Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. 1. He takes …………………. his father. a) down b) after c) in 2. The...