See the list below containing some of the most useful phrasal verbs and their meaning.B
- be up to → Be doing something.
- chill out → Relax.
- come up against → Deal with a problem.
- come up with → Have/suggest a sudden idea or plan.
- cut down (on) → Do less of something, or use smaller amounts.
- deal with → Take action to do something, especially to solve a problem.
- get over → Feel better after a bad situation or an illness.
- get away with → Manage to avoid being punished for something.
- get on with something → Continue doing (something).
- get on with somebody → To be friends, like each other. (same as get along with somebody.)
- give up → Stop doing something.
- go off → Stop liking something.
- hang around with → Spend time with someone.
- hand back → Return something to the person it belongs.
- hand in → Give something to someone in position of authority.
- look after → Take care of someone or something.
- look forward to → Feel happy about something that is about to happen.
- look back → Think about something that happened in the past.
- pick up → Collect someone or something.
- pop into → Go into a place or visit someone for a short period of time.
- put off → Postpone an event, meeting, etc.
- take over → Take control.
- take up → Start doing a hobby.
- wear out → Make someone extremely tired.