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.
|queue up||stand in line, form a line||intransitive||The pupils queued up before class.|
|quiet down||be quiet, cause to be quiet||separable transitive||Breastfeeding quieted the baby down instantly.|
|quit on||stop working for||inseparable transitive||My babysitter quit on me last night.|