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Phrase | Verb | verbal phrase

A collection of words which may contain a noun, verb or an adjective but not having the subject doing something / may not be giving a sense. It’s Adjective will be Phrasal.

  • The sun rises in the east.
  • She wore a hat with blue trimming
  • Holding the toy, the child slept.


A word which gives a sentence a complete meaning and a sense is called verb.

  • A leader works hard for his nation.
  • They try to get the position.
  • She pretends to go out.

Phrasal Verb

Combination of verb with Adverbs and preposition to make Phrasal Verbs or Phrase Verbs.


  • He turns off the TV.
  • They tuned up their cars.
  • Her grandmother passed away.

Some Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verb


Work out


work out at the gym three times a week.

Hurry up

Act quickly

Hurry up! We are late.

Pass away


When her father came, she passed away.

Speak up

Speak loudly and clearly

Speak up! We can’t hear you.

Put out

Dislocate, begin

I must have put out my shoulder when I played game.

Make for

Go in the direction of

Hurry up! Let’s make for home. It’s late.

Look in on

To visit to check something

We must look in on him to know if he is fine.

Cry out

Urgently required

We are crying out for some help.

Break in

Force entry to a building

Somebody broke in last night and stole our stereo.

Put up

Provide for a business purpose

He put up all his money on risk.

Get up

Get out of bed

got up early today to study for my exam.

Let in

Allow to enterCan you let the cat in before you go to school?


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