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Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs

 

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"Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs:
Vocabulary Building"

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What are "Phrasal Verbs"?

 

 

A PHRASAL VERB is made up of a Verb and an Adverb or a Preposition or both. 
Adverbs or prepositions which are used in Phrasal Verbs are called ‘Particles’.
  


Verb + adverb = Phrasal verb 
Verb + preposition = Phrasal verb 
Verb + adverb + preposition = Phrasal verb 
 
Examples
break down -- verb + adverb [break= verb; down= adverb] 
ward off -- verb + preposition [ward= verb; off= preposition] 
keep up with -- verb + adverb + preposition [keep= verb; up= adverb; with=preposition] 
 
‘USUAL’ and ‘IDIOMATIC’ Meanings of Phrasal Verbs

A Phrasal verb may have usual or idiomatic meaning - 
 
Phrasal Verb with Usual meaning: 

Verb and Particle keep their ordinary meaning 
Example: turn around -- to turn around 
 
Phrasal Verb with Idiomatic meaning: 

Verb and Particle doesn’t keep their ordinary meaning Example: turn down -- to reject an offer 
 
Following is the detailed list of useful Phrasal Verbs and their meanings: 

 

 

Useful "Phrasal Verbs" -- A

 

Abide

abide by -- to obey/follow a decision, rule, etc.

 

Abound

abound with/in -- to be full of

 

Account

account for -- to explain | to be a definite amount for | to destroy

 

Accustom

accustom to -- to be familiar

 

Act

act on -- to affect

act out -- to express a feeling or an emotion in your behavior

act up -- to behave inappropriately

act upon -- to take an action on the basis of particular information, etc.; to execute

 

Add

add in -- to include

add to -- to increase

add up -- to calculate or count | to be sensible or reasonable

add up to -- to have a particular result | to have a certain total amount

 

Adhere

adhere to -- to follow a particular rule

 

Agree

not agree with -- to dislike or disapprove

 

Aim

aim at -- to Intend to achieve particular goal

 

Alight

alight on -- to find something by chance

 

Align

align with -- to support a person, rules, etc, openly or publicly because you agree with them

 

Allow

allow for -- to take something into consideration

allow of -- to make possible; to permit

 

Allude

allude to -- to refer to

 

Amount

amount to -- to be equal to something | to count something as a total

 

Angle

angle for -- to try to get something indirectly by hinting

 

Answer

answer back -- to make counter-argument | to give rude reply to your senior, an authority, etc.

answer for -- to be responsible

answer to somebody for something -- to explain your decision or action

 

Appertain

appertain to -- to refer or relate

 

Argue

argue down -- to beat somebody in an argument or a debate | to persuade people not to accept a proposal or motion | to persuade a seller to reduce the price

argue somebody into doing something -- to give reasons to persuade somebody do or not do something

 

Arrive

arrive at -- to decide something after deliberation

 

Arrogate

arrogate to yourself -- to claim/take without having right

 

Ascribe

ascribe to -- to think or say something is done by somebody

 

Ask

ask around -- to talk to many people with a view to get information | to invite

ask for -- to request or demand something | to provoke a negative reaction

ask in -- to invite somebody into your house

ask out -- to invite someone for a date

 

Attend

attend to -- to deal with somebody/something

 

Auction

auction off -- to sell something at an auction

 

Avail

avail yourself of -- to take advantage of an opportunity

 

Average

average out -- to make even; to calculate the average | to balance or equalize

 

Awake/Awaken

awake/awaken to -- to be aware of possible effects of something

 

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