Phrasal Verbs 6



do sby/ sthg over
beat up, ransack (BrE, informal)
He's lucky to be alive. His shop was done over by a street gang.
do sthg over
do again (AmE)
My teacher wants me to do my essay over because she doesn't like my topic.
do away with sthg
discard
It's time to do away with all of these old tax records.
do sthg up
fasten, close
Do your coat up before you go outside. It's snowing!
dress up
wear nice clothing
It's a fancy restaurant so we have to dress up.
drop back
move back in a position/group
Andrea dropped back to third place when she fell off her bike.
drop in/by/over
come without an appointment
I might drop in/by/over for tea sometime this week.
drop sby/ sthg off
take sby/ sthg somewhere and leave them/it there
I have to drop my sister off at work before I come over.
drop out
quit a class, school etc
I dropped out of Science because it was too difficult.