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Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (eBook)

Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (eBook)

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by Manik Joshi (write a review)
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Genre: Education & Language, Self-Improvement
Language: English
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Number of Pages: 97
Format: PDF
Dimensions: 8.5 inch x 11 inch
[Paper Size: Letter]

Useful English phrasal verbs and their meanings in simple words | Alphabetical list of English phrasal verbs
1500 Useful phrasal verbs for daily use

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What are “Phrasal Verbs”?

A PHRASAL VERB is made up of a Verb and an Adverb or a Preposition or both.
Adverbs or prepositions which are used in Phrasal Verbs are called ‘Particles’.

Verb + adverb = Phrasal verb
Verb + preposition = Phrasal verb
Verb + adverb + preposition = Phrasal verb

Examples:
break down -- verb + adverb [break= verb; down= adverb]
ward off -- verb + preposition [ward= verb; off= preposition]
keep up with -- verb + adverb + preposition [keep= verb; up= adverb; with=preposition]

‘USUAL’ and ‘IDIOMATIC’ Meanings of Phrasal Verbs
A Phrasal verb may have usual or idiomatic meaning -

Phrasal Verb with Usual meaning:
Verb and Particle keep their ordinary meaning
Example: turn around -- to turn around

Phrasal Verb with Idiomatic meaning:
Verb and Particle doesn’t keep their ordinary meaning
Example: turn down -- to reject an offer

Following is the detailed list of useful Phrasal Verbs and their meanings:


English Phrasal Verbs -- A

Abide
abide by -- to obey/follow a decision, rule, etc.

Abound
abound with/in -- to be full of

Account
account for -- to explain | to be a definite amount for | to destroy

Accustom
accustom to -- to be familiar

Act
act on -- to affect
act out -- to express a feeling or an emotion in your behavior
act up -- to behave inappropriately
act upon -- to take an action on the basis of particular information, etc.; to execute

Add
add in -- to include
add to -- to increase
add up -- to calculate or count | to be sensible or reasonable
add up to -- to have a particular result | to have a certain total amount

Adhere
adhere to -- to follow a particular rule

Agree
not agree with -- to dislike or disapprove

Aim
aim at -- to Intend to achieve particular goal

Alight
alight on -- to find something by chance

Align
align with -- to support a person, rules, etc, openly or publicly because you agree with them

Allow
allow for -- to take something into consideration
allow of -- to make possible; to permit

Allude
allude to -- to refer to

Amount
amount to -- to be equal to something | to count something as a total

Angle
angle for -- to try to get something indirectly by hinting

Answer
answer back -- to make counter-argument | to give rude reply to your senior, an authority, etc.
answer for -- to be responsible
answer to somebody for something -- to explain your decision or action

Appertain
appertain to -- to refer or relate

Argue
argue down -- to beat somebody in an argument or a debate | to persuade people not to accept a proposal or motion | to persuade a seller to reduce the price
argue somebody into doing something -- to give reasons to persuade somebody do or not do something

Arrive
arrive at -- to decide something after deliberation

Arrogate
arrogate to yourself -- to claim/take without having right

Ascribe
ascribe to -- to think or say something is done by somebody

Ask
ask around -- to talk to many people with a view to get information | to invite
ask for -- to request or demand something | to provoke a negative reaction
ask in -- to invite somebody into your house
ask out -- to invite someone for a date

Attend
attend to -- to deal with somebody/something

Auction
auction off -- to sell something at an auction

Avail
avail yourself of -- to take advantage of an opportunity

Average
average out -- to make even; to calculate the average | to balance or equalize

Awake/Awaken
awake/awaken to -- to be aware of possible effects of something

About the author(s)

Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self book publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author.

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