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.
rinse something out
Meaning / Example:
1. to clean cloth or clothing partially by immersing it in water and squeezing it out.
> Can you please rinse this rag out? It's all dirty.
2. to launder something delicate, such as feminine underwear, using a mild soap.
> After I rinse out some things, I will be right with you.
3. to clean the inside of a container partially by flushing it out with water.
> Rinse the bottle out and throw it away.
A phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or adverb or both and that functions as a verb whose meaning is different from the combined meanings of the individual words
A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.