Phrasal Verb

Phrasal verbs consists of a basic verb + another word or words. The two or three words that make up a phrasal verb form a short 'phrase' - which is why we call them 'phrasal verbs'.

Phrasal Verb:
chew someone or something up

to damage or ruin someone or something by pinching, grinding, biting, etc.

Stay away from the mower blade or it will chew you up.

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Phrasal verbs are two or more words that together act as a completely new verb with a meaning separate from those of the original words.

A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.