Phrasal Verbs 11







grow apart
stop being friends over time
My best friend and I grew apart after she changed schools.
grow back
regrow
My roses grew back this summer.
grow up
become an adult
When Jack grows up he wants to be a fireman.
grow out of sthg
get too big for
Elizabeth needs a new pair of shoes because she has grown out of her old ones.
grow into sthg
grow big enough to fit
This bike is too big for him now, but he should grow into it by next year.
hand sthg down
give sthg used to sby else
I handed my old comic books down to my little cousin.
hand sthg in
submit
I have to hand in my essay by Friday.
hand sthg out
to distribute to a group of people
We will hand out the invitations at the door.
hand sthg over
give (usually unwillingly)
The police asked the man to hand over his wallet and his weapons.
hang in
stay positive (informal)
Hang in there. I'm sure you'll find a job very soon.
hang on
wait a short time (informal)
Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
hang out
spend time relaxing (informal)
Instead of going to the party we are just going to hang out at my place.
hang up
end a phone call
He didn't say goodbye before he hung up.