10 Phrasal Verbs and Example Sentences in English

10 Phrasal Verbs and Example Sentences in English

Read sth off

Meaning; to read sth. aloud from a list

Example; When he read your name off, come up to the stage.


Read over/through

Meaning; to read something quickly from the beginning to the end

Example; You should read over your exam paper when you have finished.

Let in

Definition; Let someone come in

Example Sentence; She opened the window to let in the air.


Let on

Definition; Make clear, evince

Example Sentence; You don’t want to let on how rich you really are.


Let off

Definition; Cause to explode or release

Example Sentence; Stand back when you let off fireworks.


Look round/around somewhere/sth

Meaning; to visit a place and look at the things in it.

Example; I will spend all day looking around the city.


Look down on sb

Meaning; to regard oneself as superior to somebody

Example; He looks down on her because he has a good job.


Go about sth

Meaning; to deal with something

Example; I want to solve this problem but I don’t know how to go about it.


Go after sth

Meaning; to try to get something

Example; He is planning to go after his friend’s project.


Go after sb

Meaning; to try to catch or stop someone

Example; We should go after her and tell her the truth.