Phrasal Verbs

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put off put_off
(separable) to postpone

Many students put off doing their homework until it is almost too late.

put on put_on
(separable) to dress oneself with; to wear; to don

Mary put her best dress on.

put on put_on
(separable) to produce; perform

The theater group put on a great show.

put on put_on
(separable) to fool; mislead for amusement

You?re putting me on!

put out put_out
(separable) to extinguish

The firefighters put the fire out.

put out put_out
(separable) to publish; issue

The government put out a news brief to misinform the public.

put out put_out
(separable) to exert, extend

The workers put out considerable effort to get the job done on time.

put out put_out
(separable) to expel

Please put the cat out.

put through put_through
(separable) to implement; bring to a successful conclusion

The committee was unable to put through any reforms on campaign financing.

put through put_through
(separable) to make a telephone connection for

Operator, put me through to the president!

put up put_up
(separable) to raise; erect; build

The construction workers put the buildings up in just a few days.

put up put_up
(separable) to accommodate; provide food a shelter to

The government put the refugees up in temporary housing.

put up with put_up_with
(inseparable) to tolerate

Max has great difficulty putting up with noisy children.

quiet down quiet_down
(separable) to be less noisy

Class, please quiet down. I'm trying to think.

rack up rack_up
(separable) to accumulate in number (score)

You?d better watch where you park. You're really racking up the parking tickets.

rip off rip_off
(separable) to steal something

Max ripped twenty dollars off from that old lady.

rip up rip_up
(separable) to tear something into pieces

The teacher ripped Max's test up because he caught Max cheating.

run away run_away
(intransitive) to escape from one's guardians

Mary ran away at the age of thirteen.

run into run_into
(inseparable) to meet unexpectedly

I was surprised when I ran into Bill on the way to the store yesterday.

run over
(separable) to hit with a vehicle

Bill ran over a cat on his way to work.



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