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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: O

Phrasal Verb Dictionary: O

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
occur to become clear, strike, dawn on inseparable transitive The solution just occurred to me.
offer up give voluntarily separable transitive I offered my house up to guests.
open up share feelings intransitive His girlfriend finally opened up to him about her fears.
opt in choose to become involved separable transitive Signing up for the program opted me in.
order around command separable transitive Stop ordering me around!
order in order food for delivery separable transitive We ordered Chinese food in for dinner.
order out order food for delivery separable transitive We ordered sandwiches out for lunch.
own up (for/to) take responsibility intransitive You should own up to your mistakes.

 

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