Phrasal Verb

Phrasal verbs, also called two-word verbs, are idiomatic expressions wherein the second element of the verb (the adverb or particle) is not necessarily predictable.

Phrasal Verb:
roll by

Meaning / Example:

1. to pass by, rotating, as a wheel or a ball; to move past, rolling on wheels.
> The wheel of a car rolled by, all by itself. It must have come off a car somewhere down the road.
> The traffic rolled by relentlessly.

2. to move (past), as if rolling.
> The years rolled by, and soon the two people were old and gray.

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

A compilation of 50 phrasal verbs.
Phrasal Verb