Complete List of Phrasal Verbs

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Complete List of Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs list con GIVE

  • Give away – Traicionar.
    His false identity papers gave him away.
  • Give off – Emitir mal olor.
    The cheese had begun to give off a strange smell.
  • Give out – Terminarse.
    When our money gave out we had to borrow some.
  • Give over – Abandonarse a una actividad.
    The rest of the time was given over to playing cards.
  •  Give over – Parar.
    Why don’t you give over? You are getting on my nerves.
  • Give up – Rendirse.
    The escaped prisoner gave herself up.
  •  Give up – Dar algo o alguien por muerto o perdido.
    After ten days the ship was given up for lost..
  • Give up – Dejar una actividad o hábito.
    They gave up gambling.

Phrasal Verbs list con CUT

  • Cut out – Dejar de hacer algo.
    My Dad has very high cholesterol, so he has cut out eggs and dairy from his diet.
  • Cut back – Hacer algo en menor medida.
    You eat too much salt, you should cut back on salty foods.
  • Cut off – Recortar.
    He cut all the fat off.
  • Cut out – Dar forma a algo mediante cortes.
    He cut several pieces of pastry out.
  • Cut up – Recortar en piezas con un cuchillo.
    He cut the pie up into equal slices.

Phrasal Verbs list con BRING

  • Bring about – Causar.
    The crisis was brought about by Brenda’s resignation.
  • Bring off – Hacer algo con éxito.
    The team tried for years to win the competition and they finally brought it off.
  • Bring on – Causar una enfermedad.
    Sitting in the damp brought on his rheumatism.
  • Bring on – Causar un problema.
    You have brought this on/upon yourself.
  • Bring round – Influir a alguien hacia tu punto de vista.
    After much discussion, I brought the committee round to my point of view.
  • Bring up – Mencionar.
    I feel I ought to bring up another small matter.

Phrasal Verbs list con CALL

  • Call after – Poner el mismo nombre de un antecesor.
    The baby is called after his grandfather.
  • Call at – Hacer una parada corta.
    The train calls at Oxbridge and Glenville.
  • Call away – Pedir a alguien que se vaya.
    The doctor was called away for an emergency.
  • Call back – Devolver una llamada.
    I’ll call you back as soon as possible.
  • Call for – Ir a algún sitio a por alguien.
    Tom said he would call for her at 8 o’clock.
  •  Call for – Demandar que algo se haga.
    The authorities called for an investigation.
  • Call for – Requerir.
    The job calls for excellent computer skills.
  • Call in – Pedir a alguien que venga a hacer un trabajo.
    He called in the plumber to repair the leak.
  • Call in (on) – Hacer una visita a alguien.
    Jack called in on his parents yesterday.
  • Call off – Cancelar.
    The picnic was called off due to the storm.
  • Call on/upon – Invitar o pedir formalmente.
    I now call on the President to address the assembly.
  • Call out – Decir algo en voz alta.
    He called out my name but I didn’t answer.
  • Call round – Ir a un sitio a ver a alguien.
    The nurse said she would call round to see my mother.
  • Call up – Movilizar en el ejercito.
    My grandfather was called up to active duty in 1940.

Phrasal Verbs list con PICK

  • Pick up – Recoger algo o a alguien para llevarle a otro sitio.
    There’s nothing in the fridge so I will pick some sandwiches up from the shop.
  • Pick up – Mejorar.
    The weather seems to be picking up.
  • Pick at – Comer despacio.
    Mauro picks at his food. He eats like a bird.
  • Pick at – Irritar o molestar.
    If you have a mosquito bite, you shouldn’t pick at it.
  • Pick off – Quitar.
    Toni picked the hairs off her sweater one by one.
  • Pick on – Acosar.
    Teenagers always pick on the new kid in school.
  • Pick up – Aprender mediante experiencia.
    I picked up a little Korean when I lived in Seoul.
  • Pick up – Acelerar o estar ocupado.
    Miami Beach really picks up in March because of Spring Break.
  • Pick up – Llevar a alguien en el coche.
    Larry always picks me up when I fly into Philadelphia.
  • Pick up – Pagar la cuenta de alguien.
    Anastasia picked up our tab at the bar.
  •  Pick out – Elegir algo.
    I told Gina to pick out a new pair of shoes for her birthday present.

Phrasal Verbs list con CARRY

  • Carry away – Dejarse llevar.
    My son normally gets a little carried away on his birthday.
  • Carry off – Ganar un premio.
    Mary carried off a gold medal in the swimming championship.
  • Carry on – Seguir.
    Please, carry on the way you are; I am only here to observe.
  • Carry out – Llevar a cabo.
    The police will carry out an investigation and inform the press of any new developments.
  • Carry out – Cumplir.
    ). I am a man of my word, I always carry out my promises.
  • Carry through – Llevar a cabo.
    The plan was carried through to perfection, thanks for your help.

Phrasal Verbs list con BE

  • Be after – Intentar, conseguir.
    What’s he after? Is he looking for proof?
  • Be against – Oponerse.
    I must say I’m against the idea.
  • Be along – Llegar.
    Jack will be along soon. He’s on his way.
  • Be away – Estar fuera por un periodo largo.
    She is away today. She has gone to London.
  • Be down – Estar deprimido.
    The news is bad so John is a bit down today.
  • Be down – Descender.
    Oil prices were down today.
  • Be down on – Desaprobar, no gustar.
    Why is Charlie so down on the new recruit?
  • Be down with – Estar enfermo.
    My mother is down with a bad cold.
  • Be in for – Tener motivos para esperar algo.
    I think we are in for snow today.
  • Be in on – Participar en algo.
    Alex is in on the project too.
  • Be into – Estar interesado en algo.
    He’s into sports and she’s into poliltics.
  • Be off – Salir hacia algún sitio.
    I’m off! I’ve got a plane to catch.
  • Be on – Tomar medicación.
    The driver was on drugs at the time of the accident.
  • Be on about – Querer decir.
    What are you on about? I don’t understand.
  • Be onto – Hacer un descubrimiento.
    My colleague is excited. He must be on to something.
  • Be out – Estar fuera por un periodo corto.
    Where’s Peter? He’s out today.
  •  Be out of – Quedarse sin algo.
    We’re out of coffee I’m afraid.

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