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.

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

Phrasal Verbs : H

  1. Hang around : loiter
    Why does he hang around with those kids every afternoon

  2. Hang hack : hold back
    Be sure to hang hack at the start of the match.

  3. Hang in : persevere
    You just have to hang in there with him.

  4. Hang on : persevere
    We must hang on until the rescue helicopter arrives.

  5. Hang together : be united
    Let’s hang together in the salary negotiations.

  6. Hang up : end a telephone conversation
    Don’t you dare hang up on me.

  7. Hang up : hinder
    What’s hanging up the parade?

  8. Have on : wear
    What did he have on when you saw him?

  9. Have to : must
    I just have to see that movie.

  10. Hear from : be notified
    When will we hear from you about the application?

  11. Hear from : be reprimanded
    He certainly will hear from his superiors about that error.

  12. Hear of : be aware of
    Have you heard of the new family in town?

  13. Hear out : listen fully
    I would like you to hear me out on this matter before you proceed.

  14. Heave to : turn into the wind or to the seas before a storm
    With the storm approaching, the captain gave the order to heave to.

  15. Hide out : conceal yourself
    He hid out for two months in the hills.

  16. Hold back : restrain oneself
    All evening I held back my applause.

  17. Hold down : restrict
    Please hold down the noise.

  18. Hold forth : talk at length
    The president held forth on international relations all during dinner.

  19. Hold off : withstand
    Can anyone hold off the invaders?

  20. Hold on : persist
    We will just hold on until our wish is granted.

  21. Hold out : last
    The supplies held out for two months.

  22. Hold over : delay
    The sale has been held over one more week.

  23. Hold to : remain loyal
    He held to his promises.

  24. Hold up : delay
    What is holding up the construction?

  25. Hold up : rob
    He held up a bank in Chicago.

  26. Hold with : agree
    No one seriously holds with his opinions.

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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