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.
|improve, make more exciting, make better
|The woman vamped her wardrobe for work up.
|veer away from
|I veer away from processed foods.
|The racer veered off to the left.
|relax, spend time doing nothing
|She vegged out in front of the television all weekend.
|The committee voted my proposal down.
|The group voted her in.
|decide, make a decision
|The teachers voted on the prom theme.
|remove (usually from a position)
|The coup voted the former leader out.