Definition of phrasal verb
: a phrase (such as take off or look down on) 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
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PHRASAL VERB Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of phrasal verb for English Language Learners
grammar : a group of words that functions as a verb and is made up of a verb and a preposition, an adverb, or both
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