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.
Note: When a word entry includes a p-word enclosed in parentheses, the phrasal verb is a phrasal-prepositional verb.
|settle, confirm, pin down
|The committee nailed the details down.
|make more specific
|She narrowed her choices down.
|He nicked off to the bar.
|Grandpa nodded off during the performance.
|sneak around, investigate sneakily
|Dogs often nose around my trash cans.
|nuzzle up (against)
|The new puppy nuzzle up against my leg.