50 common phrasal verbs

Using phrasal verbs (multi-word verbs) in your informal speech makes it sound more natural and more accomplished.

They are also common in written English and in some formal English.

Here are 50 of the most frequently used phrasal verbs, with lots of examples showing you how they’re used in everyday life.


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Angela Boothroyd

Angela Boothroyd

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Hi, I'm Angela, the creator of the Botanical Linguist site. I'm a freelance writer, linguist, and qualified English language teacher. I specialize in writing online course content, and blog posts and articles about business, education, and the English language. Iā€™m also a writing coach for non-native users of English who want to blog better in English.
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