Phrasal Verbs with pictures
Popular phrasal verbs with pictures and explanation.
Terms in this set (35)
to stop working (of machinery)
to lose control emotionally or mentally.
to end; to separate.
(of a marriage / a family / a relationship etc.)
to take care of a child until it is fully grown and able to
care for itself; to train and prepare a child for adult life.
to become less excited and tense; to help someone (or a
difficult situation) to become less excited and tense. a person / a difficult situation etc.
to report one's arrival.
at a hotel, an airport etc.
to become happier.
to find or meet by chance.
something or someone
come up with
to think of; to produce.
an idea / a plan / a suggestion etc.
to withdraw from, or stop taking part in (a competition, a
social group, a school, a university, a job etc.).
a form/a questionnaire etc. to complete (a form).
to make an effort to discover or get to know (something).
the truth / a secret / an address / the time /
get away with
to do something wrong or illegal without being punished
(usually without even being discovered or caught).
to recover from (something)
an illness / a failure / a difficulty / a shock etc.
to stop doing or having (something).(of an habitual activity, smoking / drinking / a job etc.)
a person, an animal.
to develop from a child into an adult.
to wait (especially on the telephone).
to take care of someone or something
to try to find (something or someone), often a thing or
person that is lost.
look forward to
to think with pleasure about a future event that you
expect to enjoy.
to find (or try to find) something (e.g. a telephone
number) in a book (e.g. a telephone directory).
make up for
to compensate for.
mistake / doing or not doing something
to die.(usually of a person)
to lose consciousness.
to give someone a ride in a vehicle; to collect someone
or something (sometimes in a vehicle).
to draw attention to something or someone.
to meet by chance.
to use all of (something) and have no more left.
of coffee / sugar / money / patience / time etc.
to say goodbye to someone who is going on a journey at
the place (e.g. airport, station etc.) where the journey
to speak louder.
often used in the imperative
to look or be like an older relative.
to rise from the ground.(of an aeroplane)
to consider (something) carefully.
a problem / a proposal / a situation etc.
to put on an article of clothing to see if it fits and how it looks.
a hat / a new pair of shoes / a dress etc.