Phrasal Verbs P - R
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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Cover a wide spectrum of topics.
His talked ranged over everything from zoology to anthropology.
Make contact with a person or group.
I have tried to reach out to Mandy but she is just too depressed.
Read something you have written to check it.
I read back over my report and it was full of silly errors.
Find a meaning in something that is not intended.
I read into his statement that he feels very guilty.
I have to read up as much as possible about beer-making.
Take into account.
We made dinner for only three people. We didn't reckon on my sisters coming too.
If you treat my daughter badly, you'll have me to reckon with.
Hire one's possessions to someone.
I will have to rent out the spare room to make some money.
Gamble, risk money on something.
I have nearly a million dollars riding on that land deal.
Survive bad weather or a terrible situation.
The fishermen rode out the storm in a small bay and then sailed on.
(Clothes) Move up the body.
This skirt rides up too much.