Grade 8, English Olympiad (CBSE) - Phrasal Verbs 

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Grade 8  |   English  |   Phrasal Verbs, Verbs and Phrasal Verbs, Olympiad, CBSE, ICSE, SOF, ITO

Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

A phrasal verb is a verb made up of an ordinary verb plus an adverb or a preposition or at times both to provide a new meaning which cannot be made/ used from the individual parts of words.

Example: As we have studied earlier, Give out, Set off, Take over and Look down on etc. are some of the examples of Phrasal Verbs. Few more examples with meanings are as under:

Phrasal verbs


Come on

Encouraging someone

Cut it out

Stop it

Fall apart

To break into pieces

Get along with

To have a friendly relationship with someone

Nag at

Repeatedly criticise someone verbally


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