What are Phrasal Verbs?

A phrasal verb is a verb plus a preposition or adverb which creates a meaning different from the original verb.

Here are some examples:

- Win round

Persuade someone to support you

- Win back

Win something again that you had lost

- Win over

Convince someone to support you

- Win out

Succeed after a difficult process

- Win through

Succeed after a struggle

- Win over

Get someone's support

- Button up

Close or fasten with buttons

- Button up

Conclude an agreement

- Blow through

Do or consume something very quickly

- Amount to

Be successful, achieve much- though used in a negative sense

- Amount to

Total

- Ward off

Stop something bad or harmful happening

- Die on

Die or cease to function at an important time

- Snuggle up to

Lie or press yourself closely to someone

- Nuzzle up to

Touch someone/something affectionately, especially with the nose or head

- Nuzzle up

Touch affectionately, especially with the nose or head

- Snuggle up

Lie or press yourself closely to someone

- Cuddle up to

Position your body very close to someone

- Cuddle up

Position your body very closely





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