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Phrasal Verb Definition Example
die away diminish in intensity The applause died away after 5 minutes.
die down diminish in intensity The controversy about the president's affair finally died down.
die off/out become extinct Whales are in danger of dying off.
disagree with + cause to feel sick due to food or drink Spicy food disagrees with me.
do away with + abolish Some Americans want to do away with the death penalty.
do * over + repeat You made many mistakes, so I want you to do the report over.
do without + manage without something one wants or needs I couldn't do without a car in California.
draw * up + create ( a contract) Let's draw an agreement up before we go any further with this project.
dress * down reprimand severely The mother dressed her son down for skipping school.
dress down dress casually I am dressing down because we're going to a barbecue by the beach.
dress * up + decorate You could dress this house up with some bright colors
dress up wear elegant clothes She always dresses up at work.
drive * back + repulse The invaders were driven back by the army.
drop in visit someone unexpectedly Meg dropped in yesterday after dinner.
drop in on + visit someone unexpectedly Let's drop in on Julie since we're driving by her house.
drop out quit an organized activity Yuri isn't on the team any more. He dropped out.
drop out of + quit an organized activity (school) It's difficult to get a good job if you drop out of high school.
drop over visit someone casually Drop over any time you feel like talking.
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