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Phrasal Verb Dictionary: I

Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a particle. To learn more about some of the most common phrasal verbs in the English language, click on a letter in the following menu to browse the Phrasal Verb Dictionary in alphabetical order.

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Note: When a word entry includes a p-word enclosed in parentheses, the phrasal verb is a phrasal-prepositional verb.

Phrasal Verb Definition Category Example
ice down treat with ice separable transitive The athlete iced her ankle down.
ice over become covered with ice intransitive The lake iced over in the storm.
identify with feel similar to inseparable transitive She identifies with the main character.
impact on have a noticeable effect inseparable transitive The weather may impact on our plans.
impress upon make understand the importance of inseparable transitive I cannot impress upon you enough.
ink in write or draw separable transitive Let me ink you in.
ink out cover up writing separable transitive The spy inked the important documents out.
inquire into attempt to discover inseparable transitive Let me inquire into the details.
iron out resolve separable transitive Let me iron out the details.
itch for want badly inseparable transitive Her husband itches for a new car.

 

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