Phrasal Verbs



Phrasal Verbs :



Many English verbs occur with one or more prepositions or adverbs where the meaning is not really apparent from the different elements. Here is a list of many of these combinations for the verbs. We have omitted most of the forms considered slang.

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Phrasal Verbs : D



  1. Dial in : access by telephone or modem
    He often dials in from home to check his e-mail.

  2. Dial out : access a telephone line for a phone call
    How can I dial out from this phone?

  3. Die down : subside
    The controversy died down after a month.

  4. Die off : decline dramatically
    The tribal members died off.

  5. Die out : become extinct
    The tigers in India are dying out.

  6. Dig in : hold on stubbornly
    Let's dig in and meet the challenge.

  7. Dig in : begin to eat
    Let’s dig in, guys. I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.

  8. Do in : ruin or kill
    He was done in by his fellow inmates.

  9. Do up : dress elaborately
    The little girl was all done up for her school play.

  10. Do without : manage in spite of a lack of something
    The kids can't do without television.

  11. Drag on : go on for a long time
    The hours seem to drag on endlessly.

  12. Drag out : extend
    I can't understand why they are dragging this matter out so long.

  13. Draw away : pull ahead
    We must continue drawing away from the other colleges.

  14. Draw back : retreat
    Let’s draw back and regroup.

  15. Draw down : deplete resources
    We will have to draw down on our grain supplies.

  16. Draw out : prolong
    Just how long can she draw out the committee meeting?

  17. Draw up : compose
    Let’s just draw up a contract.

  18. Dream up : invent
    Who dreamed up that idea?

  19. Drink in : listen closely
    He drank in her every word.

  20. Drink to : raise a toast
    Let’s drink to days gone by.

  21. Drive at : hint, lead in a direction
    What are you driving at?

  22. Drop behind : fall behind
    The little kids kept dropping behind their parents on the walk.

  23. Drop by : stop in for a visit
    Don’t forget to drop by when you are in town.

  24. Drop off : go to sleep
    I finally dropped off at midnight.

  25. Drop out : withdraw from school
    Continue your studies. Don't drop out of school.

  26. Dwell on : write, speak, or think at length
    We have been dwelling on this topic for over a week.

  27. Dwell upon : write, speak or think at length
    We have been dwelling on this topic for over a week.




Phrasal Verbs in Alphabetical Order

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


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