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 : K

  1. Keep at : persevere
    Just keep at it and you’ll succeed.

  2. Keep down : restrain
    They kept the cost of college education down as long as they could.

  3. Keep off : stay away from
    Keep off the grass.

  4. Keep to : stay with
    Let us keep to the main idea.

  5. Keep up : maintain properly
    You must keep up your dues to remain a member in good standing.

  6. Kill off : eliminate
    All the rats were killed off by the poison.

  7. Knock around : be rough with someone
    You won’t be able to knock her around any more.

  8. Knock around : travel
    They knocked around California for a month.

  9. Knock back : gulp down
    They both knocked back the vodka in true Russian style.

  10. Knock down : topple
    The little girl knocked down the sand castle her father had just completed.

  11. Knock off : stop work
    Let's knock off today at four.

  12. Knock off : kill
    They knocked off the drug dealer in a back alley.

  13. Knock out : render unconscious
    That last punch knocked him out for two minutes.

  14. Knock out : be confined by illness or injury
    The flu really knocked him out for a week.

  15. Knock together : make something quickly
    Let’s see if we can knock this table together before evening.

  16. Knock up : wake or summon by knocking at the door (British English)
    Don’t forget to knock me up tomorrow.

  17. Knock up : make pregnant (American English—crude and vulgar)

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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