Category: Phrasal verbs

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...

Phrasal Verbs With Take

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...

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...