Phrasal Verbs Beginning with F

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fall apart fall_apart
(intransitive) to come apart, disintegrate

My new Ford fell apart soon after I got it.

fall apart fall_apart
(intransitive) to suffer an emotional breakdown

Mary fell apart soon after the divorce.

fall down fall_down
(intransitive) to fall to the ground or floor

Mary fell down and hurt her left knee.

fall for fall_for
(inseparable) to be deceived or to suddenly become attracted to someone or something

Mary fell for the trick that Max played on her.

fight off fight_off
(separable) to keep something or someone away

Bill had trouble fighting all of the young ladies off.

fill in fill_in
(separable) to complete where needed

Please fill in the blanks.

fill up fill_up
(separable) to fill completely

You can borrow my car, but please fill up the tank before you return it.

find out find_out
(separable) to learn or discover

Mary was mad when she found out that she was adopted.

fit in
(intransitive) to get along with others in a group

Bill decided to go into politics when he discovered he didn't fit in anywhere else.

free up
(separable) to make something available (it was previously unavailable)

Getting fired from my job freed up my schedule quite a bit. Now I can go to the beach anytime I want.


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