Monday, 7 December 2015

List of Important Phrasal Verbs

Dear MM readers. here is the some important (IBPS Clerk and PO Exam English Study Notes Topic is- Phrasal verbs are English verb complexes. They consist of a verb and one or more following adverbial or prepositional particle Which can be helpful in every competitive exams.

PHRASAL VERBS for IBPS Bank PO and Clerk SSC exams

Phrasal verbs are usually two-word phrases consisting of verb + adverb or verb + preposition. Here we present some important phrasal verbs.
Practice these important Phrsal Verbls/

PHRASAL VERB
MEANING
EXAMPLE
ask someone out
invite on a date
Why don't you ask Carla out to dinner?

 ask around
ask different people
asked around but nobody is helping.
add up to something
to combine
Your savings will add up over time.
back something up
reverse
Back up your truck so I park.
back someone up
support
We will back you up financially.
blow up
explode
They blew up the tanks.
blow something up
add air
Blow up the balloons.
break up
to separate
Katie broke up with her boyfriend.
break down
stop functioning
My car broke down in the middle of the road.
break something down
divide into smaller parts
Break it down so we can understand better.
break in
Entering by force
The thief must have broken in from the back door.
break into
something
enter by force
Someone broke into my car yesterday night.
break out
escape
Michael broke out of Fox River penitentiary.
bring someone down
make unhappy
Don't let your relationship bring you down.
bring up
to raise
Jessica was brought up by her grandparents.
bring something up
start talking about a subject
You shouldn't bring up this subject when you are in public.
call around
phone different people
I was calling around all morning to book our flights.
call someone back
return a phone call
I will call you back when I finish my homework.
call something off
cancel
It's false alarm, you can call it off.
call someone up
phone
Call me up when you are in town.
calm down
to relax
You can't think right, you need to calm down.
catch up
get to the same point
You two start running, I will catch up to you.
check in
arrive and register
Let's check in first and then we can go to the rooms.
check out
leave a hotel>
Wait for me, I need to check out and return the keys.
check someone/something out
look at carefully, to investigate
They are checking us out before hiring.
check out
look at td>
Check out that girl with blue shirt.
cheer one up
make happier
Don't worry, I know how to cheer her up.
chip in
help
Everybody chipped in to gather that much money.
clean up
to clean, tidy
Clean up your bedroom tonight.
come across
find unexpectedly
came across these old photos when I was cleaning up my room.
come apart
separate
The sides of the box come apart.
come forward
to volunteer
I will award whomever comes forward for this job.
come up with
think of
Russell came up with a brilliant idea.
count on
rely on
I can count on this phrasal verbs list for tomorrow's grammar quiz.
cross something out
draw a line through
Please cross those numbers out, they are invalid.
cut down
make something fall to the ground
They cut down all the trees.
cut in
interrupt
I couldn't have a nice conversation with him because his friend kept on cutting in.
cut off
remove with something sharp
They will cut off the stitches next week.
cut off
stop providing
Are you saying that you couldn't do the homework because the electricity was cut off?



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