Phrasal Verbs with’off’ for Daily Conversation
‘Give up’ is a phrasal verb that means’stop doing’ something, which is very different from ‘give’.
1. Call off
-to cancel something
Example: As the weather is getting bad, they have called off their field trip.
2. Lay off
-to fire (staff/worker)
Example: The company is now considering to lay off some employees due to the decrease of sales.
3. Pull off
-to make something happen successfully
Example: The event went ahead despite the heavy rain.Our team managed to pull it off .
4. Show off
-to display something you are proud of
Example: He always grab the opportunity to show off his English speaking skill.
5. Pay off
-to pay back money you owe
Example: I want to pay off my house loan as soon as possible.