Here we have listed verbs with adverbs and prepositions. These verbs have a special meaning, therefore we have used them in sentences.
|agree to||I wish she would agree to my proposal.|
|agree with||I agree with him on that point.|
|ask after||Mr. Smith asked after John.|
|back off*||She was told to back off.|
|be in||Are your parents in?|
|be off*||I'm off now.|
|bear with||Please bear with him for a moment while he tries to put this straight.|
|bend over||Bend over and pick it up yourself!|
|black out||And then she just blacked out.|
|blame on||Don't blame it on her.|
|blow up||The bomb might have blown up.|
|bowl over||Her reaction simply bowled me over.|
|At last, the hostage could break away from his captors.|
|break down||Finally her car broke down.|
|break up||Sue and Tim broke up last year.|
|bring along||This year has brought along some significant changes.|
|bring down||The president was brought down by this scandal.|
|bring in||My job brings in 400 dollars per week.|
|bring up||(1) She was brought up in Wisconsin.
(2) Why do you have to bring that up?
|build up||He needs to do some exercises to build himself up.|
|burst in with||She burst in with the bad news.|
|butt in*||How can we talk when you keep butting in all the time?|
|call in||He called Kelly in.|
|call off||I had to call off the barbecue because of the bad weather.|
|calm down||Please calm down.|
|carry on||Please carry on with your homework.|
|check out||I will check it out.|
|check up (on)||There is no need to check up on me.|
|close down||The shop was closed down by the police.|
|close in (on) +
|She closed in on them quietly.|
|close down||The restaurant was closed down by the health department.|
|come around*||I knew he would come around in the end.|
|come back||Will the good old days ever come back?|
|come by||(1) My aunt came by yesterday.
(2) I hope he came by this money honestly.*
|come in||Can't you just come in for a few minutes?|
|come over||Why don't you come over next weekend?|
|cool down||It began to cool down after the thunderstorm.
|count (up) on||Can we count on you?|
|cut back (on)||I have to cut back on the water usage.|
|cut out*||Cut it out!|
|decide (up) on||I decided on the iced tea.
The court has not yet decided on a ruling.
|die off/out||That species died out million years ago.|
|do again||I probably wouldn't do it again.|
|do in||He tried to do his father in.|
|do up||Please do your buttons up.|
|do without||I guess I will have to do without lunch today.|
|draw near||As the time drew near,...|
|drink up*||Drink up, and let's going.|
|drive on||We drove on till night.|
|drive off||I said good-bye and drove off.|
|drop by*||I hope you guys can drop by our house some time.|
|drop in (on)*||I can't believe who dropped in on us last night.|
|drop off||You can drop me off at the next red light.|
|dry out||The clothes finally dried out.|
|ease off||The storm eased off a little.|
|eat up||Eat up, and let's go.|
|edge away||The students laughed and edged away from him.|
|end up||How will this end up?|
|even out||The surface of the road was evened out.|
|face up (to)||You have to face up to challenges.|
|fall apart||The whole thing falls apart.|
|fall back on/
|I had to fall back on my savings.|
|He's falling behind with his car payments.|
|fall through||I hope the house signing doesn't fall through.|
|feel for||I really feel for you.|
|fight back (at)||It's hard for him to fight back.|
|fight down||I fought down the anger.|
|figure out*||I just can't figure her out.|
|fill in||(1) I'd better fill the cracks in with something.
(2) Would you fill in the form, please?
|fill in (for)||I will have to fill in for him till he gets back from his vacation.|
|fill out||Would you fill out the form, please?|
|fill up||(1) The hole filled up with water and had to be pumped.
(2) We will fill up at the next gas station.
|finish off||(1) Finish off your cup of coffee, please.
(2) I will finish my homework up in a few minutes.
|fit in(to)||It just doesn't fit in.|
|fix up||Is my bike fixed up yet?|
|fly in(to)||I'm flying into Stansted.|
|focuse (on)||She focused on this issue.|
|fool around*||Stop fooling around.|
|gather up||Let's gather up our things and leave.|
|get across||How can I get it across to you|
|get along with||He couldn't get along with his mother-in-law.|
|get at*||What exactly is he getting at?|
|get back||When will you get back?|
|get back at||He will get back at him someday.|
|get back to||I will get back to you in a minute.|
|get by (on)||She can't get by on that much money.|
|get into||He managed to get himself into the class he wanted.|
|get off on*||He gets off on paying soccer.|
|get on||How are you getting on?|
|get on with||(1) I need to get on with my homework.
(2) How do you get on with Sam?
|get out of||You've got to get out of there.|
|get over||(1) It took him a long time to get over the heart attack.|
|get through||I tried calling you, but I couldn't get through.|
|get up||Today I got up at 10 am.
|give away (to)||(1) He gave his car away to his brother.
(2) Don't give the answer away.
|give in (to)||Why does she always give in to her brother?|
|give up||Are you sure you want to give up your career?|
|glance over||My teacher just glanced over my homework today.|
|go after||He went after the man who mugged him.|
|go around||There's not enough milk to go around.|
|go away||Please go away!|
|go back||I'll never go back.|
|go in||They went in after us.|
|go off||(1) The bomb went off.
(2) My party went off as planned.
|go off with||I guess she went off with her new boyfriend.|
|go out (with)||Will she go out with Mike next Friday evening?|
|go through||(1) The truck wouldn't go through the tunnel.
(2) He went through his pockets, looking for his wallet.
(3) You won't believe what I've gone through.
(4) I guess we need to go through the whole song a few more times.
|go under||(1) I was afraid that our ship would go under.
(2) The company went under.
|go without||I just cannot go without some candy from time to time.|
|hand down||He will hand this down to his granddaughter.|
|hand out||The teacher handed out the test to the surprised students.|
|hang around (with)||I usually spend a lot of time hanging around with my friends.|
|hang on||(1) Hang on, please.
(2) They couldn't hang on much longer.
|hang up||Why did you hang up on me?|
|heal up||My injury healed up in around no time.|
|hear out||Hear me out, will you? I have more to tell.|
|heat up||How soon will lunch be heated up?|
|help out||Can you help me out?|
|hide out (from)||Ben was hiding out from the police.|
|hit back||He hit me, but I didn't hit him back.|
|hit on*||Tom was hitting on Mike's fiancée.|
|hold back||I held back the anger.|
|hold on||Hold on a minute! I have to check this first.|
|hold out||I don't know how long they can hold out.|
|hurry up||Hurry up, will you? I got some errands to run today.|
Thanks to Jennie, Josef and Kai.