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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Q

Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Q

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
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.

 

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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: P

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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: R

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