COMMON PHRASAL VERBS M-P

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Phrasal Verb Meaning Example
make for move in the direction of/head for Let’s make for the exit before the crowd starts to leave.
make fun of Laugh at / make jokes about The old lady dresses so strangely that the children make fun of her.
make (sthg) into Convert or change into We’ve made our garage into a TV room.
make of have an opinion about something What do you make of his latest suggestion?
make off with Steal and hurry away He made off with my briefcase while I was checking the timetable.
make out be able to hear or read something I can’t make out what’s written on the board
make out fill in the details (e.g. cheque) Just make out the cheque to our company.
make oneself out
(to be)
claim to be He made himself out to be a journalist but it wasn’t true.
make up Invent (excuse, story) Some employees make up excuses when they arrive late for work.
make up put on powder, lipstick, etc. She spends ages making herself up/putting on make-up
make up prepare a bed for use You can stay here tonight. I’ll make up a bed for you in the spare room.
make up form, constitute What qualities make up his character?.
make up (with) End a quarrel/become friends again It’s time to shake hands and make up.
make up for Compensate for With hard work I can make up for the days
I was absent.
mark down Reduce the price. The coat was marked down by 40%  –
a real bargain!
miss out (on) Lose an opportunity to do something. If you leave before Saturday you’ll miss out on the party.
mix up Mistake one thing or person for another I don’t know the members’ names yet.
I tend to mix them up
move in Arrive in a new home or office You’ve bought a new house?  When are youmoving in?
move out Leave your home/office for another one. My neighbour is leaving.  He’s moving out next Saturday.
nail down Make someone say something precisely He promised to come but we’ll have to nail him down to a date.
name after Give the same name as another person William was named after his grandfather.
narrow down Reduce a list or a number of options. The list of suspects has been narrowed down to three people.
nod off Fall asleep My grandfather often nods off in front of the television.
nose about/around Try to discover by searching. I don’t like people nosing around my desk.
note down Write something down I’ll call the station and note down the departure times.

 

opt out Leave a system or decide not to participate I enjoy tennis but I’m so busy I had to opt out of the tournament.
own up Admit or confess something The boy owned up. He said he kicked the ball through the window.
pass away Die The old lady passed away peacefully.
pass on Transmit Don’t forget to pass on the information.
pass out Faint / lose consciousness She passed out when she heard the bad news.
pay back Reimburse I will lend you 20€ provided you pay meback before the end of the week.
pick on Choose someone to blame, punish, bully, etc. The other children were always picking on Charlie because of his red hair.
pick out Select;  choose Will you help me pick out a handbag to go with my outfit?
pick up Learn Children are quick to pick up a new language.
pick up Collect; give someone a lift James is coming to pick me up at 8 o’clock.
play up Cause pain or discomfort. My stomach is starting to play up again after all that heavy food.
play up Emphasize or make something seem more important. He always plays up his achievements.
play down Minimize or make something appear less important The government played down the gravity of the situation.
pop across/over/
down/out
Come or go quickly in the direction specified She popped over to visit her mother after lunch.
pop in Make a brief visit He sometimes pops in for a cup of coffee.
pop up Arise, occur The question popped up during the meeting.
pull through Overcome difficulties or illness My grandmother caught pneumonia but she pulled through.
put away Return something to its normal place after using it. Please put away the dictionary when you’ve finished using it.
put back Replace, return to its proper place Put it back on the shelf please.
put off Postpone / arrange a later date The meeting was put off because of the strike.
put on Turn on / switch on Could you put on the light please?
put on Wear a garment or piece of clothing. Put on your coat – it’s getting cold.
put out Extinguish It took a long time to put out the fire.
put (yourself) out Go to a lot of trouble / be inconvenienced. Please don’t put yourself out for us.
put (something) out Leave/place something outside the house. Don’t forget to put out the dustbin.
put through Connect two people (on the phone) I’ll put you through to Mr. Brown.
put up Erect, build He put up a tent for the children.
put (someone) up Accommodate / give someone a bed We can put you up if you’d like to come for the week-end.
put up with Tolerate I don’t know how you can put up with all the noise.
pick up Collect somebody  I’ll pick you up at the station.
point out Indicate / direct attention to something The teacher pointed out the mistake.