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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: U

Phrasal Verb Dictionary: U

Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a particle. To learn more about some of the most common phrasal verbs in the English language, click on a letter in the following menu to browse the Phrasal Verb Dictionary in alphabetical order.

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Note: When a word entry includes a p-word enclosed in parentheses, the phrasal verb is a phrasal-prepositional verb.

Phrasal Verb Definition Category Example
urge on encourage separable transitive My husband urged me on during the race.
use up use all, expend, consume, exhaust separable transitive My brother used all the good wrapping paper up.
usher in introduce, herald, announce separable transitive Football games usher the autumn season in.

 

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