Phrasal verbs 05

Phrasal Verb Meaning Example
Drive away Force an animal or someone to leave a place Their unfriendliness DRIVES customers AWAY.
Drive away to leave in a vehicle; to take somebody away in a vehicle We heard him drive away.
End in to have something as a result Their long struggle ended in failure.
End up to find yourself in a place or situation that you did not intend or expect to be in We couldn’t get tickets for Egypt so we ENDED UP going to Turkey instead.
End up with Get as a result of something He tried hard but ENDED UP WITH a poor grade.
Fall among to enter the company of (a group of people), esp by chance he fell among thieves.
Fall apart Break into pieces The box FELL APART when I picked it up.
Fall at to prostrate oneself before or at the feet of someone or something. She fell down at the feet of the horrid man who held her child.
Fall back to decrease in value or amount Share prices fell back after brisk early trading.
Fall back on/upon Be able to use in an emergency It was good to have some money in the bank to FALL BACK ON when I lost my job.
Fall behind Make less progress I was ill for a week and FELL BEHIND with my work.
Fall down Have a weak point The argument FALLS DOWN when you look at how much it’ll cost.
Fall for to be tricked into believing something that is not true I’m surprised you fell for that trick.
Fall for to be strongly attracted to somebody; to fall in love with somebody They fell for each other instantly.
Fall from to fall off of someone or something. The eggs rolled and fell from the counter(kitchen desk) and broke on
the floor.
Fall in with to agree to something She fell in with my idea at once.
Fall in/out if soldiers fall in/out, they form lines/leave their lines and move away The sergeant ordered his men to fall in/out
Fall off Decrease The membership FELL OFF dramatically when the chairperson resigned.
Fall on to attack or take hold of somebody/something with a lot of energy and enthusiasm The children fell on the food and ate it greedily.
Fall out Argue and be on bad terms with someone They FELL OUT over the decision and hardly speak to each other any more.
Fall through Be unsuccessful Our plans fell through because of lack of money.
Fill in to do somebody’s job for a short time while they are not there She’s just had a baby, so we have hired someone to FILL IN for her.
Fill in/up to fill something completely I FILLED IN the application form and posted it off.
Find out to discover sth or to discover that somebody has done something wrong He had been cheating the tax man but it was years before he was found
out.
Finish with to no longer need to use something When you’ve finished with the book, can I see it?

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