Phrasal Verbs
How to
Phrasal Verb Groups
Relationships
Actions
(& Feelings)
Time & Opportunity
Debate
(& Study)
Moderation
Negotiation
Relationships
Relationships I
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Counting on you
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Ask/ take someone out on a date
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Fall out with a friend
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To give into someone’s demands
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Make up with someone you fell out with
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To back up a colleague’s suggestion
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Look up to an idol
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To offer your condolences
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Fall for someone you love
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To give up on someone (lose faith in them)
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Put someone down
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Pick on someone
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Put up with someone you don’t like
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Let someone down
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Help out a friend in need
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Keep at someone
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Give your time to someone
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Fed up with someone
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Look after someone
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To get along with someone
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Pay someone a compliment
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Get through to someone
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To go out with someone
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To bring someone down
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To break up with someone
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To bring someone up
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To call on somone
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To catch up with someone
Relationships II
 To check someone out
 To hold someone back
 To cheer someone up
 To keep someone out all night
 To cut in on a conversation
 To let someone in
 To cut someone off
 To look down on someone
 To drop someone off
 To look out for someone
 To get back at someone
 To pay someone back
 To get together
 To run into someone
 To give someone away
 To set someone up
 To go after someone
 To take after someone
 To go against someone
 To work something out with
someone
 To grow apart
 To hang out with someone
Moderation
Moderation I
 To cut back on something
 To hang up
 To cut down on something
 To fill up
 To cut out something
 To fill out
 To run out of something
 To fill in
 To use something up
 To drop back
 To turn/ switch something on
 To do away with something
 To turn/ switch something off
 To cut off something
 To turn something down/ up
 To cross something out
 To put something out
 To keep something up
 To keep on doing something
 To hold something back
 To draw a line under something
Debate, Argue & Study
Debate, Argue & Study I
 To point out something
 To look into something
 To hear someone out
 To look something over
 To see someone’s point
 To look something up
 To get your point across
 To make something up
 To make a point
 To mix something up
 To make a case for/ To argue your
case/ to argue your point
 To pick something out
 To back something up
 To break something down
 To bring something up
 To figure something out
 To go back over something
 To look through something
 To run through something
 To think something over
 To try out something
 To get down to something
 To check over something
 To put something to the test
Time & Opportunity
Time & Opportunity I
 To Clock in *
 To Get together
 To Clock out *
 To Hang out
 To take time off *
 To Mess around
 To Move up
 To Hang on.*
 To be pressed for time *
 To kill time
 To Fit in *
 To Press on
 To Run out of time*
 To get on in life
 To get on with life*
 To set off by *
 To carry on
 To make time for
 To call off
 To carry forward
 To Fall behind on
 To take up
 To grow up
Time & Opportunity II
 To put off
• To take your time
 To go through
• To pass the time
 To give up
• To lose track of
time
 To hold up
 To call off
 To bring up (someone)
• To have a good
time
• To hold off on
something
• To ask for time
• To keep up with
Negotiation
Negotiations
 To bring in
 To look after
 To bring on board
 To bring up
 To measure up to
 To come up with
 To put forward
 To write off
 To turn down
 To set aside
 To scrap
 To run out of
 To come off
 To make do with
 To come together
 To back down from
 To break down
 To call up
 To wrap up
 To set up
 To give up
 To throw something out there
 To throw someone out