Phrasal verb list with examples. 5/5

Phrasal verb MeaningExample
Run overDrive a vehicle over a person or thingI accidentally ran over your bicycle in the driveway.
Run throughRehearse, reviewLet's run through these lines one more time before the show.
Run awayLeave unexpectedly, escapeThe child ran away from home and has been missing for three days.
Send backReturn (usually by mail)My letter got sent back to me because I used the wrong stamp.
Set upTrick, trapThe police set up the car thief by using a hidden camera.
Show offAct extra special for people watching (usually boastfully)He always shows off on his skateboard
Sort outOrganize, resolve a problemWe need to sort the bills out before the first of the month.
Switch offStop the energy flow, turn offThe light's too bright. Could you switch it off.
Switch onStart the energy flow, turn onWe heard the news as soon as we switched on the car radio.
Take afterResemble a family memberI take after my mother. We are both impatient.
Take apartPurposely break into piecesHe took the car brakes apart and found the problem.
Take backReturn an itemI have to take our new TV back because it doesn't work.
Take offStart to flyMy plane takes off in five minutes.
Take offRemove something (usually clothing)Take off your socks and shoes and come in the lake!
Take outRemove from a place or thingCan you take the garbage out to the street for me?
Take outPay for someone to go somewhere with youMy grandparents took us out for dinner and a movie.
Tear upRip into piecesI tore up my ex-boyfriend's letters and gave them back to him.
Throw awayDispose ofWe threw our old furniture away when we won the lottery.
Turn downDecrease the volume or strength (heat, light etc)Please turn the TV down while the guests are here.
Turn downRefuseI turned the job down because I don't want to move.
Turn offStop the energy flow, switch offYour mother wants you to turn the TV off and come for dinner.
Turn onStart the energy, switch onIt's too dark in here. Let's turn some lights on.
Turn upIncrease the volume or strength (heat, light etc)Can you turn the music up? This is my favourite song.
Turn upAppear suddenlyOur cat turned up after we put posters up all over the neighbourhood.
Try onSample clothingI'm going to try these jeans on, but I don't think they will fit.
Try outTestI am going to try this new brand of detergent out.
Use upFinish the supplyThe kids used all of the toothpaste up so we need to buy some more
Wake upStop sleepingWe have to wake up early for work on Monday.
Warm upIncrease the temperatureYou can warm your feet up in front of the fireplace.
Wear offFade awayMost of my make-up wore off before I got to the party.
Work outExerciseI work out at the gym three times a week.
Work outMake a calculationWe have to work out the total cost before we buy the house.