Lesson 66


Here is a list of common phrasal verbs about driving to improve your English.


Buckle up

Meaning: Fasten your seat belt in a car, plane etc.

Example: Please buckle up now; we’re about to land.


Cut off

Meaning: Block someone’s way

Example: A second policeman cut off his escape.


Drive by

Meaning: Do something out of a car

Example: He was killed in a drive-by shooting.


Fill up

Meaning: Put gasoline in the car until it’s completely full

Example: He filled up the tank with petrol.


Get out of

Meaning: Leave

Example: You must not get out of the car when it is in motion.


Pull over

Meaning: Stop on the side of the road

Example: She saw the ambulance coming up behind her and pulled over.


Run over

Meaning: Hit something/someone with a car and drive over them

Example: Jessica was run over by a car outside her house.


Slow down

Meaning: To decrease speed; to go slower

Example: Slow down! You’re driving too fast.


Turn off

Meaning: Stop a piece of equipment working temporarily by pressing a button

Example: You forgot to turn off your blinker after you merged.

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