Phrasal Verbs with GET
making your message or point of view clear / understand
- I easily got across my opinion by showing some pictures and videos.
to become know
- Word get around the company that our boss had killed one person ten years ago.
to go to different places
- The man lost his legs when he was a boy, so he got around in a wheelchair.
to avoid a problem or rule
- If you can’t get the required parameter , you can get around this by passing a nil value.
to do things with the minimal amount
- I will get by with my old iPhone until I can earn more money.
to go unnoticed
to pass or overtake
- I want to get by the white car, it’s too slow.
to leave a place
- I want to get out of here and go home, I’m tired.
to become know
- Once the king’s secret is got out, all of us will be killed.
to escape a place
- The killer has got out of here when we came.
to remove something
- I want to get my name out of the letter, but I can’t.
to recover from
- She got an accident last year, but she has got over it.
to start to forget someone
- You will get over the girl you met last week, if you meet a more beautiful one.
- If you make more effort, you will get over it.
Can't get over =
to be shocked or surprised
- I can’t get over that the biggest boss is her.
Get over it =
accept something and move on
- You can’t do everything completely well, so get over it.
phrasal Verbs with GIVE
to quit; to stop doing something
- You should give up driving motorcycles, because it’s too dangerous.
to surrender; to stop trying
- I’ll never give up learning English.
to sacrifice time or something
- I give up all my free time to learn English.
Phrasal Verbs with LOOK
to take care of (someone/something)
- You’re a big boy, can look after yourself.
to search for (someone/something) It’s usually used in a progressive sentence.
- I’m looking for my shoes.
LOOK FORWARD TO
to be eagerly waiting for something pleasant
- Look forward to object
- I’m looking forward to the New Year.
- She is looking forward to I help her.
- Look forward to verb-ing
- I’m looking forward to winning the game again.
to investigate; to research
- We need a more powerful tool to help us to look into the reasons for the crashes on our application.
to search for information (Transitive)
- I need to look up the documents of the car to repair it.
to show signs of improving (Intransitive)
- After that event, our company has been looking up.
to search for and visit someone (Transitive)
- We can look our English teacher up together when you come back next time.
LOOK UP TO
to respect and admire
- I’m really look up to my teachers. They told me many life principles.
Phrasal Verbs with PUT
- You can’t put off our wedding, because I have already had your baby.
to case someone to lose interest
- I was put off by the dog’s barking.
to disturb or distract concentration
- Any environments can’t put me off, even in a noisy street.
to provide temporary accommodation
- I put my friends up in a hotel near my home.
to raise or increase something
- Put down the guns and put your hands up.
- The invoked times of the login API had put up twenty percent for the last week.
to build or erect a structure
- The United States put up a wall on the edge of the country.
to place something on a wall
- I put our pictures were taken on holiday up on the wall of the living room.
to try to achieve or prevent something
- I have put up anything I can do to get my country out the war.
Phrasal Verbs with TAKE
to be surprised or shocked
- This phrasal verb is mostly used in the passive voice.
- I was taken aback by the message that the boy is my son.
to resemble(someone) in appearance or habit
- She is so beautiful, takes after her mother.
to disassemble something
- I took my laptop apart to replace a more powerful CPU.
to analyze and criticize
- Before we start writing codes, we should take the structure of the application apart carefully.
to easily defeat someone or a team
- I took the man stealing my cell phone apart in the morning.
- The lost boy had been crying a half-hour in the police station and then was taken away by his parents.
to make something disappear
- You can imagine cranberries to take away your thirst.
- A hundred take away ninety-nine is one.
to retract something you said
- It’s too late to retract your command, I have already done it.
to return something
- The store doesn’t allow me to take back my mobile phone, because I have opened the box. But how can I know it is damaged if I didn’t open the box.
to remind you of another time
- The song take me back to my student times.
to resume a relationship
- You made a big mistake and can’t take me back in any way.
to write something down
You should take the important knowledge down during studying English.
- I can’t take down the color on my jacket.
to lower something
- The flag id dirty. We should take the flag down to clean it.
to defeat someone
- We can impossible take the opponent down. He is too strong.
to consider / to regard
- The tiger doesn’t show the power, you take it for a sick kitty.
to view your surroundings and absorb it
- The mountain is so beautiful. I want to stay here and take in the view forever.
to give shelter
- The old man took in nine orphans.
to deceive someone
- Don’t be taken in by his appearance. His a bad man.
to reduce the size of a piece of clothing
- The pants I bought last week is too long to me. I need to take them in.
to understand and absorb information
- This video has a lot of information. I can’t take in all at once.
to leave the ground and begin to fly
- The seaplanes can take off on the water.
to remove (clothing / things)
- She took all her clothes off in the street last night.
to leave a place (quickly)
- I’ve not walked too near here yet. All of the fishes have taken off.
to become a popular or successful
- Since I saved a little girl. I have taken off in my town.
to not work for a period of time
- I took one week off work for my English exam.
to accept additional responsibility
- I wouldn’t take on more works, unless you give me more money.
to add; to acquire
- Most men of China take on a lot of mortgage before they are married.
to fight or complete against
- I don’t think you should take on with the man. You must be fail.
to begin to have the appearance of
- My mother took on a more angry tone with me.
to borrow something from a place
- Can I take out your laptop to send an email to my teacher?
- I don’t want studying. I have taken all my books out.
to invite someone to go somewhere
- I want to take you out to a restaurant. It’s food is delicious.
- I can’t take out any cash because I have forgotten my password.
to destroy or kill
- Before he was a killer, he had taken out many people.
to begin control of something
- Your are the best teacher. No-one can take over for you.
to buy out the ownership of a company
- We need to think of a way quickly to stop our company from being taken over.
- Japan and Korea were taken over by China one hundred years ago.
to make a new habit of something
- I have taken to reading English in the morning.
to develop an ability for something
- I took to running very quickly.
to move towards or go from a place
- The suspect took to the gun when the polices came in.
to fill or occupy time or space
- There are two desktops take up a lot of space in my bathroom.
to start a new hobby or interest
- I took up playing basketball when I was a high school student.
to make a piece of clothing shorter
- Your pants look too long. You should take them up.
to resume after an interruption
- The downloading task takes up where the downloader canceled it last time.
to address an issue
- You can’t cut down this tree. You must take up this with your neighbors.
Phrasal Verbs with Animals
to eat too much / to eat excessively
pig out (don’t mention the food)
- I pigged out at breakfast.
pig out on + name of food
- I pigged out on egg at breakfast.