PET Vocabulary - PHRASAL VERBS you ought to know!
Terms in this set (45)
(About a car or machine) To stop working. (2 words)
"My dad's car always B_____s D_____."
To take care of a child until he or she is an adult. (2 words)
"I want to B_____ U__ my child to be a good person."
to become happier or to make someone feel happier. (2 words)
"My friend tried to C______ me U____ by giving me some flowers."
To write the necessary information on an official document or form (2 words)
"Please F_____ I___ all of your personal details".
To get information about something, or to learn a fact for the first time. (2 words)
"I want to F_____ O___ the answer to this question!"
To stop a habit or activity (smoking, eating sweets, drinking alcohol...) (2 words)
"Learning to play the piano can be difficult - but don't G____ U___. You can do it if you keep practising!"
"You really should G____ U___ smoking. It's unhealthy."
to develop from a child into an adult. (2 words)
to wait for a short time (especially on the telephone). (2 words)
to take care of someone or something. (2 words)
"Will you please L_____ A_____ your little sister?"
to try to find something or someone, often a thing or
person that is lost. (2 words)
"I'm L_____ing F_____ my keys! Where are they?"
look forward to
To feel happy and excited about something that is going to happen. (3 words)
"I'm really L______ing F______ T___ seeing you this summer!"
To try to find a piece of information by looking in a book, dictionary or on the Internet. (2 words)
"If you don't know the capital of Romania, you can L_____ it U___ on Internet".
to give someone a ride in a vehicle; to collect someone. (2 words)
"My dad will P______ us U___ after school and take us to the cinema".
to use all of something and have no more left. (of sugar / money / patience / time etc.) (2 words)
"Renewable energies like Solar energy do not R____ O___ : there's always more!"
to speak louder. (often used in the imperative) (2 words)
"I can't hear you! Can you please S_____ U__?"
to put on an article of clothing to see if it fits and discover if you like it. (a hat / a new pair of shoes / a dress etc.) (2 words)
"Why don't you T____ O___ those trousers? I think they will fit you."
to be finished (2 words)
to hurt someone badly by hitting, kicking or punching. (2 words)
to destroy (something or someone) by explosion; to explode. (2 words)
to fill with air; to inflate
(a balloon / a tyre / a football etc. ) (2 words)
To enter a building or car using force, usually to steal something. (2 words)
to end; to separate
(a marriage / a family / a romantic relationship etc.) (2 words)
to destroy with fire (usually houses or buildings) (2 words)
To cancel an activity or an event. (2 words)
to become less excited, nervous or tense; or to help someone to become less excited and tense (2 words)
To finally agree to what someone wants, after initially refusing. (2 words)
to give something to each person in a group of people
(books / examination papers / etc.) (2 words)
To stop trying to do something, usually because it is too difficult. (2 words)
To match, to look good together. (2 words)
To make someone or something slow or late. (2 words)
look up to
to respect (someone); to admire (someone) (2 words)
to invent something
(a story / a poem / an excuse / an explanation etc.) (2 words)
To delay doing something until later; To decide or arrange to do something at a later time or date. (2 words)
To put clothes or shoes onto your body; to dress yourself. (2 words)
(a cigarette / a FIRE / a light etc.)
put up with
to suffer (a difficult situation or person) without complaining (2 words)
to meet by chance (2 words)
to start a journey or trip (2 words)
to rise from the ground (an aeroplane) (2 words)
to remove clothes or shoes; to undress (2 words)
to begin to study, practise, or do something
(a hobby / a sport / a habit etc.) (2 words)
to speak angrily to someone who has done something wrong (2 words)
to change; to become something different (2 words)
To use something so much that it is damaged and cannot be used any more, or to become damaged in this way. (2 words)
To do or complete something, such as an action, a job, a task.. (2 words)