Phrases and Idioms List with Examples and Meaning Part 1

By | May 2, 2019

Study of phrases and idioms is very important to learn the advanced English language. We are providing phrases examples with phrases meaning which can be said verb phrase examples. Through this phrase express, you will learn idioms and phrases English and be perfect in phrase grammar. So if you are searching for the phrase in English and phrase meanings with sentences or phrase and clause you are at the right place. Find these phrase keywords and enjoy this phrases list.  


1.Phrasal Verbs with Bear/ Bore

  • He bore away (won) the first prize.
  • The new king was able to bear down (overpower) all opposition
  • I cannot bear with (tolerate) miserliness.
  • This new taxation will bear hard upon (press heavily) the farmers.
  • If the evidence bears out (confirms) the charge, he may be sentenced to death.
  • I bore up (kept up spirits) against my misfortunes.

2. Phrasal Verbs with Break/ Broke

  • A burglar broke into (entered forcibly) his house.
  • The thief broke away (freed from restraint) from the police custody.
  • The sun broke forth (came out suddenly) and all was bright.
  • The thief broke open (opened with force) the box.
  • An epidemic broke out (burst forth) in the village.
  • He broke down (failed) in the middle of his speech.
  • This man generally breaks through (fails to keep) an engagement.
  • The meeting broke up (came to an end) with shouts of applause.
  • He seems to have broken with (ceased to be friendly with) latish.

3. Phrasal Verbs with bring/ brought

  • His folly has brought about (caused) his ruin.
  • I was brought up (reared) by my uncle.
  • An open enquiry will bring out (highlight) the truth.
  • The publishers have recently brought out (published) a new dictionary.
  • A lifeboat brings off (rescues) from a sinking ship.
  • The rebels were brought under (subdued).
  • It will bring his pride down (humble).
  • A good tree brings forth (produces) good fruit.
  • The house brings in (yields) Rs. 1000 a month.
  • He managed to bring her round (convert her) to his views.
  • He brought forward (adduced) several arguments in support of his scheme.
  • The king tried to bring over (persuade to change sides) the rebels by offering a general pardon to all.

4. Phrasal Verbs with come/came

  • Denali comes off (takes place) in November.
  • How did all this come about (happen)?
  • How did you come by (acquire) this bag?
  • Gold came down (descended) in the market yesterday.
  • The things you have bought will come to (amount to) a large sum of.
  • They have come to (arrived at) friendly terms.
  • The grapes were too high for the fox to come at (get within reach of).
  • Yesterday, I came across (met accidentally) an old friend of mine.
  • He comes off (issues from) a royal family.
  • At last, the truth has come out (appeared) A man on a bicycle may easily come up with (overtake) a man on foot.
  • He has come round (agreed) to our views.
  • He will come round (recover) within a view.

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