Common Phrasal Verbs
Here are some common phrasal verbs in English with their meaning.
Come down – To come down is to move to a lower level.
Pull down – To pull something down is to demolish it.
Back up – To back up is to support somebody or something.
Back out – To back out is to avoid doing something you had promised to do.
Back down – To back down is to decide not to do something you were planning to do.
Break in – To break boots / shoes in is to use them until they become comfortable.
Break something down – To break something down is to destroy it.
Break something off – To break something off is to put an end to it because of some problem.
Break something up – To break a meeting up is to put an end to it.
Break out – Break out is an inseparable phrasal verb. When a riot breaks out, it appears suddenly.
Bring out – To bring something out is to make it available in the market.
Bring off – To bring it off is to succeed in doing something.
Bring about – To bring something about is to make it happen.
Bring somebody in – To bring somebody in is to call and ask them to help.
Bring back – If something brings back old memories, it makes you think about events that happened a long time ago.