Phrasal Verbs C - F
This is the phrasal verb reference section. Here there are definitions and examples for hundreds of phrasal verbs found in English.
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To buy insurance for something.
Substitute for a person, take the place of someone.
Keep information secret.
Crack Down On
To use authority or force to prevent something.
To lose self-control or mental stability.
Remove items from a list by putting a line through them.
Put a line through something on a list.
Cross Something With Something
To mix one animal breed with another.
When a person withdraws from a previous promise, arrangement.
Cut Back/Down On
Reduce something, especially something considered a bad habit.
1. Stop a telephone connection.
Electrical appliance stops working suddenly.
Switch scenes quickly in a film.
To become less strong, weaker, quieter.
Die For Something
Want something very much.
Become extinct; not be used anymore.
Discover information by investigating.
Do Away With
Get rid of, abolish something.
Make someone feel unimportant or inferior.
Kill someone (very informal).
Survive without, to not need.
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