Phrasal Verbs 4



calm down
relax after being angry
You are still mad. You need to calm down before you drive the car.
not care for sby/ sthg
not like (formal)
I don't care for his behaviour.
catch up
get to the same point as sby else
You'll have to run faster than that if you want to catch up with Marty.
check in
arrive and register at a hotel or airport
We will get the hotel keys when we check in.
check out
leave a hotel
You have to check out of the hotel before 11:00 AM.
check sby/ sthg out
look at carefully, investigate
The company checks out all new employees.
check out sby/ sthg
look at (informal)
Check out the crazy hair on that guy!
cheer up
become happier
She cheered up when she heard the good news.
cheer sby up
make happier
I brought you some flowers to cheer you up.
chip in
help
If everyone chips in we can get the kitchen painted by noon.
clean sthg up
tidy, clean
Please clean up your bedroom before you go outside.
come across sthg
find unexpectedly
I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet.
come apart
separate
The top and bottom come apart if you pull hard enough.
come down with sthg
become sick
My nephew came down with chicken pox this weekend.
come forward
volunteer for a task or to give evidence
The woman came forward with her husband's finger prints.