Tag: phrasal-verbs

32 What does it mean by "my days-of-the-week underwear only go to Thursday" in this context? 2019-09-22T05:55:14.883

29 “I’m too tired to drive”: Why does removing 'too' make this sentence ungrammatical? 2014-12-11T07:38:27.267

29 Is "plugging out" electronic devices an American expression? 2019-04-08T17:54:40.543

21 What does “stop by my desk later” mean? 2016-03-08T12:18:54.787

19 Why say "Wait your turn" but "Wait FOR..." everything else? 2013-01-24T18:12:03.133

17 difference between "came along" and "along came" 2014-12-29T05:50:11.927

16 Is the particle 'up' redundant in phrases like 'to pick *up* berries'? 2017-06-06T18:40:23.323

16 What do you call the process of filling up an electric kettle and turning it on in one verb or phrasal verb? 2020-01-14T13:57:52.350

15 Is there a general rule for Verb + Preposition/Particle idioms, such as "come across"? 2013-01-23T21:10:12.963

15 I look forward to hearing from you or looking forward to hear from you? 2015-10-18T03:34:48.003

15 Is it wrong to hyphenate a phrasal verb like "log in" or is it a matter of style? 2017-10-16T05:22:01.010

14 I left them (at) home 2014-11-24T14:01:12.033

14 Can I say "I was born in a place but bred in another place" instead of using "born and bred" in pair? 2015-01-28T16:01:37.940

13 What do 'er and patch 'er up mean? 2018-08-03T14:14:05.447

13 Is there any difference between "pour drinks" and "pour out drinks"? 2020-07-10T18:07:47.920

12 May I use a phrasal verb as an adjective, like "commented out code"? 2013-03-16T09:47:56.187

11 "turn down the volume" or "turn the volume down" - phrasal verb structure 2015-11-14T09:48:01.427

11 Do we say "accuse somebody for" or "of"? 2015-12-09T08:02:10.773

11 Difference between "trust", "trust in", and "trust on" 2016-03-28T13:46:57.027

11 Scoot over - how to use 2017-01-04T18:17:30.550

10 What does "they blew everyone away" mean? 2013-02-17T22:46:46.583

10 What is the meaning of "in" and "on" when they are used together? 2013-04-02T17:22:16.483

10 Put the phone down / Put down the phone 2019-03-19T10:25:21.410

9 "I look forward" or "I'm looking forward"? 2013-03-13T12:38:18.797

9 Why does "tap into" mean what it means? 2015-05-30T16:21:02.690

8 Is there any way other than cramming to guess meaning of a phrasal verb? 2013-02-06T14:06:54.437

8 "Stay home" or "stay at home" – which is correct and why? 2014-01-21T04:05:55.643

8 pick vs pick out vs pick up 2015-02-16T17:37:12.203

8 what does "abstract away from" mean? 2016-05-11T16:26:49.340

8 What does the phrase "pinch apart" mean here? 2019-09-08T19:43:14.610

7 What is the difference between "get through" and "go through"? 2013-09-20T05:35:22.163

7 Single-word vs. phrasal verbs: When to use the latter, and is the former more formal? 2014-11-16T11:35:11.010

7 How to resolve ambiguous meanings. Especially, "stand" and "stand up". And, are there alternatives? 2015-02-13T16:19:55.673

7 toggle in -- what does this phrasal verb mean? 2015-05-31T16:12:03.077

7 Improve vs Improve on 2015-12-22T04:57:35.127

7 Use of "up" in "back up", to mean going in reverse 2016-02-20T17:45:51.577

7 Is adjective "backuped" correct? 2016-12-21T12:19:04.157

7 "Plugged in" or "Plugged in in" 2019-06-24T07:33:20.913

6 How to judge a phrase is a phrasal verb? 2014-03-20T07:31:43.100

6 meaning of "vague that up" 2014-11-06T20:00:40.917

6 Use of "depend on" and "depending on" 2014-12-22T12:29:18.663

6 In phrasal verbs, why is it sometimes considered 'adverbs', and sometimes 'prepositions'? 2015-01-31T22:30:50.183

6 "Bring up the subject" vs "bring the subject up" 2015-08-26T12:00:43.823

6 What are the differences between "check it" and "check it out"? 2015-10-28T17:43:51.820

6 "I feel a toast coming on" 2016-01-19T03:06:10.547

6 Walk / talk somebody through something 2017-01-19T22:58:32.210

6 Can I use the phrasal verb 'grow apart' in this way? 2017-06-25T10:26:19.407

6 Rules for phrasal verbs 2017-07-23T18:09:49.197

6 Plane took off [from] the runway 2018-04-03T07:46:33.140

5 check something out or check out something? 2014-04-25T05:47:05.610

5 Break Off, Break Up 2014-06-10T03:30:20.587

5 When should we use to by? 2014-12-31T18:49:01.173

5 'require from' vs 'require of' 2015-02-19T18:00:11.640

5 "Help you" vs "help you out" 2015-09-22T05:02:28.950

5 Which preposition? -- "I'm going to hand in my work [ at / to / with ] my tutor." 2015-09-24T09:07:06.037

5 "Conjure" vs "conjure up" 2015-10-09T15:33:30.957

5 Is there any difference between "to pull over" and "to park"? 2016-01-08T03:54:22.183

5 Difference between "belong to" and "belong with" 2016-01-14T22:47:38.840

5 What is the meaning of “they are out of hit points”? 2016-11-21T10:02:38.157

5 "rip off" x "rip out" 2016-12-25T01:55:54.317

5 What's the difference between "hunt" and "hunt down"? 2017-01-06T02:51:38.967

5 Contextual expression and Get/Got It 2017-01-11T15:41:37.710

5 Optional use of the word "over" in these examples 2018-05-06T15:20:25.843

5 Transitive equivalent of "drag on" 2019-01-10T12:03:05.713

4 Is "Agree to NOUN" instead of "Agree to VERB" acceptable? 2013-01-27T07:13:30.540

4 "carry out the rubbish" 2013-02-22T21:55:12.460

4 What does "making to" mean? 2013-11-19T11:16:16.710

4 Meaning of the phrase "over a cup of tea" 2014-04-21T16:53:01.220

4 Using "Go" or "Go Out" 2014-05-27T01:19:34.677

4 "Keep dreaming" vs. "keep on dreaming" 2014-07-04T22:59:12.993

4 Up vs. down with verbs 2014-07-11T10:17:26.153

4 show you to your room vs show you into your room 2014-10-31T20:25:35.797

4 Is "result in" a separable phrasal verb? 2015-01-01T09:41:19.860

4 difference between "start with", "start" , "begin with" and "begin" 2015-01-12T22:15:48.843

4 "I can't get over the way your face looks"? 2015-01-29T19:39:28.110

4 Should I say "I had a fever" or "I suffered from a fever" or "I experienced a fever" 2015-02-20T15:08:24.547

4 How to describe that the plants or seedlings will grow well? 2015-05-10T10:51:42.900

4 Is the phrase "grow up in my career" OK? 2015-07-13T19:08:07.043

4 Difference between {climb/climb up/climb down/climb on} 2015-10-10T05:17:51.660

4 What's the meaning of "bounced right back"? 2015-10-11T11:23:52.590

4 Can you <run them by me> now 2016-08-22T21:52:37.380

4 What's "brass tacks" got to do with "essential facts"? 2016-11-20T01:12:41.497

4 "Mix three eggs" or "Mix three eggs up" 2017-01-02T18:23:55.303

4 Shut Down - exact meaning 2017-01-09T14:18:34.830

4 "Listen to" or "listen for" 2017-02-06T08:09:56.387

4 What is the difference in usage of "go on", "carry on", "keep on"? 2017-03-02T07:08:34.450

4 What is the difference between "fold back" and "fold up"? 2018-05-01T20:22:24.300

4 Meaning of the phrasal verb "get all X on" in context 2018-05-23T10:43:33.157

4 Is "take over on" common/idiomatic? 2018-07-02T18:12:25.523

4 The meaning of "to make of" in Macmillan dictionary 2019-02-13T14:20:59.000

4 Is there a difference between "pile on" and "pile up"? 2019-10-26T23:02:55.640

3 "Woken up by" or "woken by"? 2013-06-26T15:15:54.903

3 What does the phrasal verb "work in" mean in this context? 2013-10-13T16:11:51.980

3 Is the word "fit" a noun in this sentence? 2013-11-01T04:09:45.307

3 How to use separable three-word phrasal verbs with the object is a pronoun 2013-11-03T10:54:34.513

3 Informal way of saying the computer mouse is not functioning well 2013-11-10T17:22:55.490

3 What does "... somebody who's gonna call you out " mean? 2013-11-26T14:02:15.757

3 Informal way of asking someone to make a PC screen window bigger 2013-12-24T12:57:14.100

3 I'm not afraid "to" you? 2013-12-25T18:00:05.590