List of Phrasal Verbs with OUT

Phrasal Verbs with OUT list

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[Tweet “HAND OUT: distribute, give things to the members of a group”]

1. HAND OUT
distribute, give things to the members of a group

  • Can you hand out the photocopies, please?

 

2. WORK OUT

do physical exercise
find the answer to something, understand

end well, develop successfully

  • Do you think Batman works out every day?
  • I couldn’t work out what his message meant.
  • My first marriage just didn’t really work out. We were too young when we got married.

 

3. PASS OUT

lose consciousness, faint

  • I don’t remember anything. I passed out when Spiderman landed on my balcony.

 

4. FILL OUT (or FILL IN)
complete a form

  • To apply for this job, fill out this form and leave it with my secretary.

 

[Tweet “BREAK OUT: start suddenly”]

5. BREAK OUT
start suddenly

  • While the koalas were having dinner peacefully, fire broke out on the other side of the lake.

 

6. EAT OUT
eat in a restaurant

  • We never eat out. My husband says I’m the best cook in the world. I just think he’s a bit stingy.

 

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7. PICK OUT
choose from a group

  • He was picked out from thousands of applicants to play Harry Potter.

 

8. MAKE OUT
manage to see or hear
kiss and touch

  • It was too dark, I couldn’t make out who were in the room.
  • Whoever they were, they must have been making out. I could hear kisses and moans.

 

[Tweet “CHECK OUT: pay your bills and leave or look at something interesting”]

9. CHECK OUT

pay your bills and leave
look at something interesting

  • It was time to check out, but there was nobody at the reception.
  • Check out my website, I’m sure you’ll love it!

 

10. FIND OUT
get some information, discover

  • I don’t want anyone to find out that I am Superman.

 

11. GET OUT
leave a place
say something with difficulty

  • You need to get out of the house more.
  • I didn’t know what to say to Bruce Willis, but I managed to get out a few words.

 

12. STAND OUT
be easily seen, noticeable

  • Why are you wearing a purple wig? Have you forgotten we’re in hiding? You’re not supposed to stand out from the crowd today.

 

[Tweet “GIVE OUT: come to an end, be used up or stop working”]

13. GIVE OUT
come to an end, be used up
stop working

  • Yoda’s patience finally gave out and he started shouting.
  • The engines gave out just as we were crossing the channel.

 

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14. CUT SOMETHING OUT
leave something out, omit
stop doing or using something

  • If I were you, I’d cut out the part about you and your best friend’s husband. What will your readers think of you?
  • I was told to cut chocolate out of my diet. I’m not sure if I can do it though.

 

15. HANG OUT
spend a lot of time at a place

  • My mates and I love hanging out at the mall after school.

 

16. FALL OUT
become loose and drop

  • Mummy, my tooth has fallen out! When’s the tooth fairy going to give me my present?

 

[Tweet “COME OUT: be produced, published or say something publicly (no longer hide the fact that you’re homosexual)”]

17. COME OUT
be produced, published
say something publicly (no longer hide the fact that you’re homosexual)

  • When is J.K. Rowling’s next book coming out?
  • A lot of women were disappointed when George Michael came out.

 

18. BE OUT
not be at home or in the office

  • Can I talk to the President, please?
  • I’m afraid he’s out.

 

19. KEEP OUT
stay outside, not enter

  • The sign says ‘Danger! Keep out!’.

 

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