The Phrasal-Verb To Verb — Replacement Data-base


[su_dropcap style=”flat”]A[/su_dropcap]s I am often asked about the proper Verb to replace many of the common Phrasal-Verbs that Native-Speakers of English use so-often, this Database is here to provide such information.  I hope it will be helpful for you.

[su_dropcap style=”flat”]I[/su_dropcap]f there is a Phrasal-Verb that you are wondering about that you do not see listed here — and would like to see it added, just leave a comment below and I will happily add it to the list.


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  • (To Be) At Large > (To Be) Free (when one is not supposed to be):  [Stative Verb]  “Despite the fact that everyone know that she is a fucking criminal, Hillary Clinton is still at large.”  >  “…Hillary Clinton is still free…” — [su_button url=”http://www.blog.givemesomeenglish.com/to-be-at-large-adjectival-prepositional-phrase/” target=”blank” style=”flat” color=”#ffffff” radius=”0″ icon=”icon: comment-o”]Read The Full Post Here[/su_button]

 

  • At Large > Generally/Generally Speaking (As a whole, but not Individually):  [Stative Verb]  “The whole Liberal spectrum At Large is filled with completely deranged psychopathic liars and other assorted despicable filth.”  >  “The whole Liberal spectrum, generally Speaking is…”  — [su_button url=”http://www.blog.givemesomeenglish.com/to-be-at-large-adjectival-prepositional-phrase/” target=”blank” style=”flat” color=”#ffffff” radius=”0″ icon=”icon: comment-o”]Read The Full Post Here[/su_button] (Notice also, that “Generally Speaking is a Phrasal-Verb, but it is not idiomatic.)

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(To Be) Beat Up > Damaged; Tired; Sick; Injured; etc.:  [Stative Verb]  (For Examples, Go To Full Blog Post)  — [su_button url=”http://www.blog.givemesomeenglish.com/todays-tid-bit-to-be-beat-up-adjectival-phrase/” target=”blank” style=”flat” color=”#ffffff” radius=”0″ icon=”icon: comment-o”]Read The Full Post Here[/su_button]


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  • Made Up Of > Composed Of:  [Stative Verb]  “The group was made up of scientists and educators from around the world.”  >  “The group was composed of…”

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(To) Pop Up > (To) Appear (suddenly):  [Dynamic Verb]  “The car just popped up out of nowhere!  It’s a good thing I just had my brakes fixed.”  >  “That car just appeared out of nowhere…”  —  [su_button url=”http://www.blog.givemesomeenglish.com/to-pop-up-vs-a-pop-up-tid-bit/” target=”blank” style=”flat” color=”#ffffff” radius=”0″ icon=”icon: comment-o”]Read The Full Post Here[/su_button]


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