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Cheatsheet - English phrasal verbs


A complete list of English phrasal verbs.

A complete list of English phrasal verbs.

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  • 1. remove with something sharp invite on a date stop providing ask around ask many people the same question take out of a will equal remove part of something (usually with scissors and paper) reverse support blow up explode discard add air fasten, close break down stop functioning (vehicle, machine) dress up wear nice clothing break down get upset drop back move back in a position/group divide into smaller parts drop in/by/over come without an appointment break in force entry to a building take someone/something somewhere and leave them/it there enter forcibly drop out quit a class, school etc wear something a few times so that it doesn't look/feel new eat out eat at a restaurant break in interrupt end up eventually reach/do/decide break up end a relationship fall apart break into pieces break up start laughing (informal) fall down fall to the ground break out escape fall out separate from an interior develop a skin condition fall out (of hair, teeth) become loose and unattached make unhappy understand, find the answer raise a child start talking about a subject vomit fill to the top call around phone many different places/people find out discover return a phone call discover cancel communicate, make understandable ask for an answer or opinion get along/on like each other visit someone get around have mobility phone get away go on a vacation calm down relax after being angry do without being noticed or punished not like (formal) get back return catch up get to the same point as someone else receive something you had before check in arrive and register at a hotel or airport retaliate, take revenge check out leave a hotel become interested in something again look at carefully, investigate step onto a vehicle look at (informal) recover from an illness, loss, difficulty cheer up become happier overcome a problem make happier chip in help get together meet (usually for social reasons) tidy, clean get up get out of bed find unexpectedly get up stand come apart separate reveal hidden information about someone become sick take the bride to the altar come forward volunteer for a task or to give evidence ruin a secret originate in give something to someone for free rely on return a borrowed item draw a line through give in reluctantly stop fighting or arguing consume less give to many people (usually at no cost) make something fall to the ground quit a habit cut in interrupt give up stop trying cut in pull in too closely in front of another vehicle follow someone cut in start operating (of an engine or electrical device) try to achieve something Phrasal verb Meaning cut something off ask someone out cut something off cut someone off add up to something cut something out back something up do someone/something over beat up, ransack (Br.E., Informal) back someone up do something over do again (N.Amer.) do away with something blow something up do something up break something down drop someone/something off break into something break something in break out in something bring someone down figure something out bring someone up fill something in to write information in blanks (Br.E.) bring something up fill something out to write information in blanks (N.Amer.) bring something up fill something up call someone back find something out call something off get something across/over call on someone call on someone call someone up get away with something not care for someone/something get something back get back at someone get back into something check someone/something out get on something check out someone/something get over something get over something cheer someone up get round to something finally find time to do (N.Amer.: get around to Something) clean something up come across something give someone away come down with something give someone away give something away come from somewhere give something away count on someone/something give something back cross something out cut back on something give something out cut something down give something up go after someone go after something
  • 2. compete, oppose choose go ahead start, proceed indicate with your finger go back return to a place go out leave home to go on a social event insult, make someone feel stupid date postpone review extinguish go over visit someone nearby assemble suffer lack or deprivation tolerate grow apart stop being friends over time put clothing/accessories on your body grow back regrow meet unexpectedly grow up become an adult drive a vehicle over a person or thing get too big for rehearse, review grow big enough to fit run away leave unexpectedly, escape give something used to someone else run out have none left submit return (usually by mail) to distribute to a group of people arrange, organize give (usually unwillingly) trick, trap hang in shop around compare prices hang on wait a short time (informal) show off act extra special for people watching (usually boastfully) hang out spend time relaxing (informal) sleep over stay somewhere for the night (informal) hang up end a phone call organize, resolve a problem prevent from doing/going continue doing something, limit yourself to one particular thing hide an emotion stop the energy flow, turn off hold on wait a short time start the energy flow, turn on hold firmly using your hands or arms resemble a family member rob purposely break into pieces continue doing return an item not tell take off start to fly stop from entering remove something (usually clothing) continue at the same rate remove from a place or thing fail to support or help, disappoint pay for someone to go somewhere with you allow to enter rip into pieces take care of think back remember (often + to, sometimes + on) think less of, consider Inferior consider try to find dispose of be excited about the future decrease the volume or strength (heat, light etc) investigate refuse look out be careful, vigilant, and take notice stop the energy flow, switch off be especially vigilant for start the energy, switch on check, examine increase the volume or strength (heat, light etc) search and find information in a reference book or database turn up appear suddenly have a lot of respect for sample clothing invent, lie about something test make up forgive each other finish the supply apply cosmetics to wake up stop sleeping confuse two or more things increase the temperature pass away die warm up prepare body for exercise pass out faint wear off fade away give the same thing to many people work out exercise decline (usually something good) work out be successful return owed money make a calculation be punished for doing something bad go against someone pick something out point someone/something out put something down put what you are holding on a surface or floor put someone down go out with someone put something off go over something put something out put something together go without something put up with someone/something put something on run into someone/something run over someone/something grow out of something run over/through something grow into something hand something down hand something in send something back hand something out set something up hand something over set someone up stay positive (N.Amer., informal) sort something out hold someone/something back stick to something hold something back switch something off switch something on hold onto someone/something take after someone hold someone/something up take something apart keep on doing something take something back keep something from someone keep someone/something out take something off keep something up take something out let someone down take someone out let someone in tear something up look after someone/something look down on someone think something over look for someone/something throw something away look forward to something turn something down look into something turn something down turn something off look out for someone/something turn something on look something over turn something up look something up look up to someone try something on make something up try something out use something up make someone up mix something up warm someone/something up pass something out pass something up pay someone back work something out pay for something More English cheatsheets at