These little word bundles aren’t always intuitive. On their own, the words don’t make much sense. But, connected, they give us the possibility of communicating so many wonderful things. Have a look at the word cloud above. Combine the individual words to make as many phrasal verbs as possible. Once you’re done, scroll down to see the phrasal verbs that we’ve compiled, as well as examples of how to use them in a sentence.
40 Phrasal Verbs in Use
Here are 40 phrasal verbs that we were able to compile using the words above.
How many did you get?
My brother likes to drop in without so much as a telephone call. I never know when to expect him.
I have to drop off this book at the library.
I’m so clumsy. I fall down at least twice a day.
He falls in love with every girl.
I can’t ride a bicycle. I always fall off.
Look how intoxicated he is! He keeps falling over!
I can’t figure out the solution to this problem.
Please fill in the survey.
Please fill out the form.
Get in the car. We’re leaving.
You must get off at the next stop.
Get out. We’re here.
How can I get to New York?
I get up at 6 o’clock every morning.
I give in. You can have the last slice of pie.
Give out many brochures at the conference.
I give up. Why did the chicken cross the road?
Hang on. Did he really say that??
Please hang up and try your call again.
Look in the mirror. You have something in your teeth.
Look on your right. That’s the Eiffel Tower.
Look out for bears.
I need to look over these documents before Monday.
I look up to my mom. She’s such an extraordinary woman.
I’ll put in a good word with my manager. Hopefully, you’ll get the position.
I was put off by his rudeness. We won’t be calling him back for a second interview.
It’s cold. I’m going to put on a sweater.
I can’t put up with his complaining. It’s just too much!
Stop showing off. We know that you’re a really good football player.
This is the 3rd time this month that she hasn’t shown up for work.
It’s Sunday. I’m going to sleep in.
That’s an interesting idea. I’m going to sleep on it and get back to you tomorrow.
We need to stick to our original plan. Otherwise, we’ll lose everything.
My boss takes care of us. We’re not just employees to her. We’re family.
We need to take down the posters.
This is a lot to take in. Let me think about things and get back to you next week.
It’s getting late. I’m going to turn in.
Don’t forget to turn off the lights when you go upstairs.
Can you turn on the coffee machine?
He’s turned over a new leaf. He’s like a different person! So much more responsible than he was before.
Let’s practice some phrasal verbs.
Choose the best option based on the context.