Phasal verbs

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Phasal verbs
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Basic English phrasal verbs
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  1. GET ON
    Enter a bus, train, plane, etc.
  2. DRIVE OFF
    Drive away from a place
  3. COME BACK
    Return
  4. TURN ROUND
    Turn 180°
  5. BREAK DOWN
    Stop working
  6. LOOK OUT
    Be careful
  7. TAKE OFF
    Leave ground (when a plane departs)
  8. GET ON
    Deal with something
  9. GET BY
    Manage / survive
  10. RUN AWAY (from)
    Escape
  11. KEEP UP (with)
    Maintain a continue action
  12. LOOK UP (at)
    Rise the gaze to something or somebody
  13. LOOK FORWARD (to)
    Anticipate something pleasant
  14. TURN ON
    Start a machine
  15. FILL IN
    Complete a form
  16. THROW AWAY
    Dispose
  17. TAKE OFF
    Remove (clothes)
  18. WAKE UP
    Stop sleeping
  19. GET IN
    Enter into a room, building, car, etc.
  20. GET OUT
    Leave a room, building, car
  21. LET IN
    Allow to enter
  22. DIVE IN
    Get into water
  23. MOVE IN
    Move to a new building
  24. GO IN / WALK IN / BREAK IN
    Enter
  25. WALK OUT
    To leave
  26. CLIMB OUT
    Leave a pool
  27. LOOK OUT
    Look through a window
  28. CHECK OUT
    Leave a hotel
  29. GO OUT / MOVE OUT / LET OUT
    Leave
  30. DROP IN / CALL IN
    Visit somebody without advice
  31. JOIN IN
    Take part pf an activity
  32. FILL OUT
    Complete a form
  33. TAKE (sombody) IN
    Deceive somebody
  34. EAT OUT
    Eat in a restaurant, not at home
  35. DROP OUT
    Stop before you have completed
  36. GET OUT (of something)
    Avoid doing something
  37. CUT OUT
    Cut from a a newspaper, magazine, etc.
  38. LEAVE OUT
    Omit, not include
  39. CROSS OUT
    Draw a line through something in a list
  40. RUB OUT
    Erase something
  41. GO OUT / TURN OUT
    Turn off a light
  42. PUT OUT
    Turn off a fire, cigarette, light, etc.
  43. BLOW OUT
    Turn off a candle
  44. WORK OUT
    Do physical exercise or Do a calculation (mathematical)
  45. CARRY OUT
    Realize an order, experiment, investigation, etc.
  46. FALL OUT (with)
    Stop being friends
  47. GIVE OUT / HAND OUT
    Give to each person
  48. POINT OUT
    Indicate, show, signal, draw attention
  49. RUN OUT (of)
    Use all, terminate
  50. SORT OUT
    Find a solution / put in order
  51. TURN OUT (to be)
    Become clear / change / clarify
  52. TRY OUT
    Test to see if it is OK
  53. TURN ON/OFF or SWITCH ON/OFF
    For lights or machines
  54. LEAVE ON/OFF
    Keep turn on/off
  55. PUT ON
    For music, a CD, a video
  56. GO ON
    Happen (What's going on?)
  57. CALL (something) OFF
    Cancel it
  58. PUT OFF
    Delay, postpone.
  59. PUT ON
    Wear (clothes, glasses, make-up, seat belt, etc)
  60. PUT ON (weight)
    Get heavier
  61. TRY ON
    Cloths to see if they fit
  62. BE OFF
    Stay away from a person or a place
  63. WALK OFF / RUN OFF / DRIVE OFF / RIDE OFF / GO OFF
    Similar to walk away, run away, etc.
  64. SET OFF
    Start a journey / left
  65. SEE (somebody) OFF
    Go with them to say good bye
  66. DRIVE ON / WALK ON / PLAY ON
    Continue walking / driving / playing
  67. GO ON / CARRY ON (with)
    Continue doing something
  68. KEEP ON
    do something  continuosly or repeteadly
  69. GET ON
    Progress
  70. GET ON (with somebody)
    Have a good relationship
  71. GET ON (with)
    Continue doing something you have to do (usually after interruption)
  72. DOZE OFF / DROP OFF / NOD OFF
    Fall asleep
  73. FINISH OFF
    Do the last part of something
  74. GO OFF
    Explode / ring an alarm
  75. PUT (somebody) OFF
    Cause somebody not to want/do something
  76. RIP (somebody) OFF
    Cheat someone
  77. SHOW OFF
    Try to impress people
  78. TELL (somebody) OFF
    Speak angrily to somebody because did something wrong
  79. PUT (something) UP
    Put on a wall
  80. PICK UP
    Lift something from the floor
  81. STAND UP
    Rise to a upright position on the feet
  82. TURN (something) UP
    Increase the volume
  83. TAKE DOWN
    Remove form a wall (opposite of PUT UP)
  84. PUT (something) DOWN
    To place in a surface (opposite of PICK UP)
  85. SIT DOWN / BEND DOWN / LIE DOWN
    Sit / incline / go to bed (opposite of STAND UP)
  86. TURN (something) DOWN
    Reduce (opposite of TURN UP)
  87. KNOCK DOWN / BLOW DOWN / CUT DOWN
    Demolish / Overthrow / Cut a tree 
  88. SLOW DOWN
    Reduce the speed
  89. CALM DOWN
    Become calmer
  90. CUT DOWN (on something)
    Eat, drink or do something less often
  91. BREAK DOWN
    Stop working (cars, machines, relationships)
  92. CLOSE DOWN / SHUT DOWN
    Stop doing business
  93. LET (somebody) DOWN
    Disappoint or fail somebody 
  94. TURN (somebody/something) DOWN
    Refuse, reject (for applications or offers)
  95. WRITE (something) DOWN
    Write something on paper
  96. GO UP / COME UP / WALK UP
    Approach
  97. CATCH (somebody) UP
    Move faster to catch sombody
  98. SET UP
    Start an organization, a company, business, system, etc.
  99. TAKE UP
    Start doing a hobby, a sport, activity, etc.
  100. FIX UP
    Arrange (a meeting, etc.)
  101. GROW UP
    Become an adult
  102. BRING UP
    Raise, look after a child
  103. CLEAN UP / CLEAR UP / TIDY UP
    Make something clean, tidy
  104. WASH UP
    Wash the plates, dishes, etc.
  105. END UP
    Terminate or to reach a final place
  106. GIVE UP
    Stop trying / doing something
  107. MAKE UP
    Be made of something, consists of
  108. TAKE UP
    Use space or time
  109. TURN UP / SHOW UP
    Arrive, appear
  110. USE (something) UP
    Use all of something, nothing is left
  111. BRING UP
    Introduce something in a conversation (a topic)
  112. COME UP
    Something be introduced in a conversation
  113. COME UP (with)
    Produce an idea or suggestion
  114. MAKE (something) UP
    Invent something that is not true
  115. CHEER UP
    Be happier
  116. SAVE UP
    Save money to buy something
  117. CLEAR UP
    Become bright (for weather)
  118. BLOW UP
    Explode, or destroy with a bomb
  119. TEAR (something) UP
    Tear it into pieces
  120. BEAT (somebody) UP
    Hit somebody repeatedly
  121. BREAK UP / SPLIT UP
    Separate
  122. DO UP
    Fasten, tie: a coat, a shoelace, buttons, etc.
  123. DO UP
    Repair and improve: a building, a room, etc.
  124. LOOK UP
    Look in the dictionary or encyclopedia
  125. PUT UP (with something)
    Tolerate something
  126. HOLD UP
    Delay a person or a plan
  127. MIX UP
    Confuse people or things
  128. GO AWAY / DRIVE AWAY / FLY AWAY / BLEW AWAY / RUN AWAY / TOOK AWAY
    Away from home
  129. BE BACK / WALK BACK / GIVE BACK / PUT BACK / GO BACK / COME BACK / TAKE BACK
    Return
  130. GET AWAY
    Escape, leave with difficulty
  131. GET AWAY (with something)
    Do something wrong without be caught
  132. KEEP AWAY (from)
    Don't go near
  133. GIVE (something) AWAY
    Give something because you don't want it anymore
  134. PUT AWAY
    Put in a place where is kept (out of sight)
  135. THROW (something) AWAY
    Put something in the rubbish
  136. WAVE BACK / SMILE BACK / SHOUT BACK / WRITE BACK / HIT BACK
    Return someone a geeting
  137. CALL/PHONE/RING BACK
    Return a phone call
  138. GET BACK (to somebody)
    Reply somebody by email, phone, etc.
  139. LOOK BACK
    Think about what happened in the past
  140. PAY BACK
    Return loan money

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