MOST COMMON PHRASAL VERBS
1. Act out- To perform something, usually a play or a scene from a play.
Example: The students acted out a scene from Romeo and Juliet in class.
2. Ask out- To invite someone to go out on a date or do something socially.
Example: He finally asked her out for dinner.
3. Brush up on- To review or practice something to improve your skills or knowledge.
Example: I need to brush up on my English before I go to America.
4. Catch up- To get up to speed or to be current with something.
Example: I need to catch up on my emails before I can leave.
5. Come across- To find or discover something by chance.
Example: I came across an old photo album in the attic.
6. Come up with- To think of an idea or solution.
Example: We need to come up with a new marketing strategy.
7. Cut down- To reduce or decrease something.
Example: We need to cut down on our expenses to say money.
8. Cut off- To disconnect or stop something. Soon.
Example: The pho e call was cut off before we could finish the conversation.
9. Figure out- To solve or understand something.
Example: I’m trying to figure out how to use this new software program.
10. Find out- To discover or learn something.
Example: I finally found out the truth about what happened.