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 :

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N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Phrasal Verbs : M



  1. Make for : promote, lead to, results in
    That approach makes for better productivity.

  2. Make off : depart hastily
    The thieves made off with their jewelry.

  3. Make out : discern
    Without my glasses I can’t make out this note.

  4. Make out : understand
    I can’t make out what he means.

  5. Make out : compose
    Have you made out a will?

  6. Make out : get along with
    How did you make out with the new eyeglasses?

  7. Make over : redo
    She was completely made over for the new part.

  8. Make up : construct
    Let's make up a new proposal.

  9. Make up : alter appearance
    They made her up to be an old woman for the play.

  10. Make up : apply cosmetics
    She always makes herself up before she goes out.

  11. Make up : resolve a quarrel
    After an hour they decided to make up and start over again.

  12. Make up : take an exam later
    The student who had been ill had a chance to make up the math exam.

  13. Mark down : decrease the price
    They marked down the toys after the Christmas holidays.

  14. Mark out : plan something
    He marked out a course of action.

  15. Mark up : deface
    They marked up the subway car with spray paint.

  16. Mark up : increase the price
    AS soon as the New Year came they marked up the new car models.

  17. Measure up : match requirements
    He just didn’t measure up to our qualifications.

  18. Meet with : be received
    The outline of the plan met with his approval.

  19. Move in : occupy a place
    We are moving into the new offices next week.

  20. Move into : occupy a place
    We are moving into the new offices next week.

  21. Move on : begin a passage
    It’s time to move on and try something new.

  22. Move out : leave a place
    When will they be moving out of their apartment?

  23. Mow down : destroy (as in cutting grass)
    Every time the enemy soldiers attacked, they were mowed down by the machine gun.




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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