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.
|urge on||encourage||separable transitive||My husband urged me on during the race.|
|use up||use all, expend, consume, exhaust||separable transitive||My brother used all the good wrapping paper up.|
|usher in||introduce, herald, announce||separable transitive||Football games usher the autumn season in.|