Phrasal Verb

A verb combined with an adverb or a preposition, or sometimes both, to give a new meaning.

Phrasal Verb:
pucker up

Meaning / Example:

1. to tighten one's lips together into a circle as if to kiss.
> He puckered up and kissed her once, and then again.

2. [for something] to shrink up and get wrinkled.
> The top edge of the drapes puckered up and I don't know how to straighten it out.

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Phrasal verbs are multi-word verbs that, like single-word verbs, convey action of the body or mind or occurrences. Phrasal verbs consist of a basic verb + another word or words, usually a preposition or adverb. Example: speak (basic verb) + up (preposition)

A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.
Phrasal Verb