List of Phrasal Verbs Beginning With "F"
- Face off (confront): The Company faced off the competition.
- Face off (to start play hockey and other games between two opposing players): The teams face off at 5 o’clock.
- Face up to (deal with something unpleasant situation, to accept that a bad situation exists and try to deal with it): He was the only one who faced up to the problem
- Face up to (accept an unpleasant truth): When you going to face up to the fact that you are getting old.
- Fall about (to laugh in an uncontrolled manner): We fell about when we heard what she'd done.
- Fall apart (lose one's emotional or mental composure): She fell apart when her only child died.
- Fall apart (to break, separate into pieces or fragments): The freshly baked loaf fell apart.
- Fall apart (no longer continues of an organization, agreement, or relationship): The alliance of two companies was in danger of falling apart.
- Fall away (decrease): The demands of Korean goods are falling away.
- Fall back (to retreat): The enemy fell back when our forces attacked.
- Fall back on (to use or do something else after other things have failed): She always has her teaching experience to fall back on.
- Fall down (fall on the ground): I slipped from the wall and fell down.
- Fall down (to fail to meet expectations, have a weak point or not correct): Their argument falls down on several important points.
- Fall flat (to have no effect): My advice fell flat on him.
- Fall for (be attracted to somebody, fall in love): Sam and Jenny fell for each other and get married.
- Fall in (collapse): The roof of the old barn fell in.
- Fall off (to become less, decrease or to diminish in size or value): Stock prices have fallen off.
- Fall off (to detached or to drop from): A button fell off my shirt.
- Fall out (to quarrel): The two friends fell out over a trifle.
- Fall out (separate from the body; hair, teeth, etc.): Two of his teeth fell out.
- Fall through (to fail): My scheme fell through for want of funds.
- Fall over (fall on the ground): I slipped on a banana peel and fell over.
- Farm out (arranged for contracted work to be done by others): We could always farm the typing out to freelancers.
- Farm out (to send a child, etc. into the care of a private individual): She farmed out all the children to a child minder.
- Fart about (waste time doing silly things): The boss was angry because the staff was farting about.
- Fart around (waste time doing pointless things): I was really bored in the lecture, so I started farting around.
- Fed up with (to have enough; irritated): I am fed up with life in Delhi.
Figure out (understand): I can’t figure out what he said because he was speaking very rapidly.
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