Phrasal Verbs 1

  1. ask someone out : invite on a date
  2. ask around : ask others on the same question
  3. add up : equal
  4. back up : reverse
  5. back up : support
  6. blow up : explode / get angry
  7. blow up : add air
  8. break down : stop functioning (vehicle, machine)
  9. break down : get upset
  10. break down : divide into smaller parts
  11. break in : force entry to a building
  12. break into something : enter forcibly
  13. break in : interrupt
  14. break up : end a relationship
  15. break up : start laughing (informal)
  16. break out : escape / start of epidemic disease
  17. bring down : make someone unhappy / belittle someone
  18. bring up : raise a child
  19. bring up : start talking about a subject
  20. call around : phone many places/people
  21. call back : return a phone call
  22. call off : cancel
  23. call on : ask for an answer or opinion
  24. call on : visit someone
  25. call up : phone
  26. calm down : relax after being angry
  27. catch up : get to the same point as someone else
  28. check in : arrive and register at a hotel or airport
  29. check out : leave a hotel
  30. check out : look at carefully, investigate
  31. check out : look at (informal)
  32. cheer up : become happier
  33. cheer up : make happier
  34. chip in : help
  35. clean up : tidy, clean
  36. come across : find unexpectedly
  37. come apart : separate
  38. come down with : become sick
  39. come forward : volunteer for a task or to give evidence
  40. come from somewhere : originate from
  41. count on : rely on
  42. cross out : draw a line through
  43. cut back : reduce
  44. cut down : make something fall to the ground
  45. cut in : interrupt
  46. cut in : pull in too closely in front of another vehicle
  47. cut in : start operating (of an engine or electrical device)
  48. cut off : remove with something sharp
  49. cut off : stop providing
  50. cut off : stop contacting someone
  51. cut out : remove part of something (usually with scissors and paper)

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