What is a phrasal verb?

Phrasal verbs in English are a huge part of the language. Native English speakers use them every day without even thinking about it. So, If you aren’t sure what one is, i’ll tell you…

 

​a verb + a preposition = well known phrase = phrasal verb

 

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Can verbs make multiple phrasal verbs?

The answer is yes!

If you want to see all the different phrasal verbs for a particular verb, check out this section. Some verbs can make lots of phrasal verbs and they all mean totally different things. The preposition at the end changes the meaning either slightly or completely. As if they weren’t confusing enough already!

You can click on the verb headings below to learn them. Try an make up some of your own examples too.

Common verbs with multiple phrasal verbs

Learn all the phrasal verbs with the following verbs.

phrasal verbs with act
phrasal verbs with ask
phrasal verbs with back
phrasal verbs with blow
phrasal verbs with break
phrasal verbs with bring
phrasal verbs with call
phrasal verbs with carry
phrasal verbs with check
phrasal verbs with close
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phrasal verbs with cut
phrasal verbs with dig
phrasal verbs with do
phrasal verbs with draw
phrasal verbs with drop
phrasal verbs with eat
phrasal verbs with fall
phrasal verbs with fill
phrasal verbs with get
phrasal verbs with give
phrasal verbs with go
phrasal verbs with grow
phrasal verbs with hand
phrasal verbs with hang
phrasal verbs with have
phrasal verbs with hold
phrasal verbs with jump
phrasal verbs with keep - Learn real life English online
phrasal verbs with lay
phrasal verbs with leave
phrasal verbs with let
phrasal verbs with live
phrasal verbs with look
phrasal verbs with make
phrasal verbs with move
phrasal verbs with pack
phrasal verbs with pass
phrasal verbs with pick
phrasal verbs with play
phrasal verbs with pull
phrasal verbs with put
phrasal verbs with ring
phrasal verbs with run
phrasal verbs with see
phrasal verbs with send
phrasal verbs with set
phrasal verbs with sit
phrasal verbs with slip
phrasal verbs with stand
phrasal verbs with take
phrasal verbs with talk
phrasal verbs with throw
phrasal verbs with turn
phrasal verbs with wait
phrasal verbs with walk
phrasal verbs with wash
phrasal verbs with wear
phrasal verbs with whip
phrasal verbs with work
phrasal verbs with write