Phrasal Verb

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)

Phrasal Verb:
scrub up

Meaning / Example:

1. to clean oneself up.
> You have to scrub up before dinner.
> Please go scrub up before you come to the table.

2. to clean oneself, especially one's hands and arms, as a preparation for performing a surgical procedure.
> The surgeon scrubbed up thoroughly before the operation.

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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.
Phrasal Verb