Phrasal Verb

A verb combined with an adverb or a preposition, or sometimes both, to give a new meaning.
A phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or adverb or both and that functions as a verb whose meaning is different from the combined meanings of the individual words.
Phrasal verbs consists of a basic verb + another word or words. The two or three words that make up a phrasal verb form a short 'phrase' - which is why we call them 'phrasal verbs'
Phrasal verbs are compound verbs that result from combining a verb with an adverb or a preposition. The resulting compound verb is idiomatic.

  1. puff up
  2. purse something up
  3. finish someone or something off Fig.
  4. give someone or something away
  5. firm up
  6. laugh something away
  7. get down
  8. nudge someone or something aside
  9. shoot something out
  10. sleep something off
  11. whip something out
  12. seize something up
  13. block something out
  14. saw something down
  15. carry someone along (with someone) [for someone's enthusiasm or power]
  16. rake something off
  17. kick someone or something aside
  18. argue something out
  19. round someone or something up
  20. spit something out
  21. sink in
  22. squash something in
  23. work something down
  24. put someone out
  25. square someone away
  26. set something off
  27. romp around
  28. rear back
  29. talk something out
  30. chew someone or something up
  31. laugh something off
  32. clear something away
  33. stub something out
  34. scrub up
  35. color something in
  36. line someone or something up
  37. fry something up
  38. wear someone down
  39. lash someone or something down
  40. thrash something out Fig.
  41. bust someone out of some place and bust someone out
  42. get along
  43. rinse someone's mouth out (with soap) and wash someone's mouth out (with soap) Fig.
  44. fluff something up
  45. bawl someone out
  46. stick together
  47. hike something up
  48. pick something up