80 Most Common Phrasal Verbs

80 Most Common Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

It is generally used with a verb, an adverb, or a preposition. An adverb or preposition added to the main verb changes the meaning of the actual verb, giving it a different meaning. Since it has a different meaning, it becomes an idiomatic verb. For example, if the preposition “up” is added to the verb “give”, we get the idiomatic verb “Give up” and it gains a new meaning regardless of the meaning of the two words that make it up.

Phrasal Verbs are divided into two as “separable” and “inseparable”.

Separable Phrasal Verbs

If a phrasal verb is separable, we can place the object between the main verb and the preposition or add it to the end of the phrasal verb phrase without separating it at all.

Inseparable Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verb type that cannot be placed in the middle of the phrasal verb phrase of the object of the sentence, therefore, must be used side by side and cannot be divided, is called “Inseparable phrasal verbs”. As an example, let’s use the phrasal verb “come across”, which is a combination of the words “come” and “across”, in a few sentences.

  • Break down
  • Break off
  • Break out
  • Break up
  • Bring about
  • Bring back
  • Bring down
  • Bring in
  • Bring out
  • Bring up
  • Carry on
  • Carry out
  • Come about
  • Come along
  • Come back
  • Come down
  • Come in
  • Come off
  • Come out
  • Come over
  • Come round
  • Come through
  • Come up
  • Find out
  • Get back
  • Get down
  • Get in
  • Get in
  • Get off
  • Get on
  • Get out
  • Get through
  • Get up
  • Give back
  • Give in
  • Give out
  • Give up
  • Go along
  • Go back
  • Go down
  • Move back
  • Move in
  • Move on
  • Move out
  • Move up
  • Pick out
  • Pick up
  • Point out
  • Put back
  • Put down
  • Put in
  • Put off
  • Put on
  • Put out
  • Put up
  • Set about
  • Set down
  • Set off
  • Set out
  • Set up
  • Sit back
  • Sit down
  • Sit up
  • Take back
  • Take down
  • Take in
  • Take off
  • Take on
  • Take out
  • Take over
  • Take up
  • Turn around
  • Turn back
  • Turn down
  • Turn off
  • Turn out
  • Turn over
  • Turn round
  • Turn up
  • Work out