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.
Meaning; to read something quickly from the beginning to the end
Example; You should read over your exam paper when you have finished.
Definition; Let someone come in
Example Sentence; She opened the window to let in the air.
Definition; Make clear, evince
Example Sentence; You don’t want to let on how rich you really are.
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.