Phrasal Verbs

A Phrasal verb is a combination of a verb and a preposition or an adverb and a preposition. It is comprised of two different speeches but gives single meaning.

Examples:
Verb + Prepostion = Phrasal Verb
Look + into = look into
Look + after = look after
Get + in = get in
Break + out = break out


#. Some of the Phrasal verbs with meanings l Verb

Meaning
Put aside
Save
Put down
Write
Put forward
Suggest
Put off
Postpone
Put away
Tidy up
Look into
Examine
Turn off
Switch off
Give back
Return
Carry on
Continue
Cut down
Reduce
Die down
Weaken
Bounce back
Recover from a problem
Ask out
Invite someone
Make up for
Compensate
Mess up
Commit an error
Rule out
Exclude
Run into
Meet someone unexpectedly
Leave out
Exclude
Dress up
Wear special clothes
Do without
Survive
Join in
Participate
Keep back
Hide something


#. Types of Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs are two types. They are as follows.

Separable Phrasal Verbs
The Phrasal Verbs that can be separated in the functional use are called Separable Phrasal Verbs. There comes ‘something’ or ‘somebody’ comes in between them when they are used.

Examples:
Please turn the lights on. (Turn On)
Pull the luggage down slowly. (Pull down)

Inseparable Phrasal Verbs:
There are some Special Phrasal Verbs in English Language which cannot be separable. They have to be written together everywhere and any time.

Examples:
Look after, Look At, Look into
I look after my mother. (look after)
They looked at the gate if there are any dogs. (look at)