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:
rinse someone's mouth out (with soap) and wash someone's mouth out (with soap) Fig.

to punish one by washing one's mouth out with soap, especially for using foul language. (Usually a jocular threat.)

If you say that again, I'll rinse your mouth out with soap.

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A phrase that consists of a verb with a preposition or adverb or both, the meaning of which is different from the meaning of its separate parts.

A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.