Phrasal Verb Thesaurus
|tack * on +||加入原先未計畫加入的東西||They tacked on a new ending to the film when they found that test audiences didn't like the original.|
|tack * onto||加入或附加原先未計畫加入的東西||I tacked a quick message onto the end of the letter after I'd printed it.|
|tag along||追隨 (某人)，尾隨 (某人) -- 尤指某人並沒有邀你同行時||You're off to the cinema; can we tag along?|
|tag * on +||補充 (指對書面資料或口頭敘述做補充)||He tagged on a few comments after reading my report.|
|tag * onto||補充 (指對書面資料或口頭敘述做補充)||He tagged his ideas onto the end of my report.|
|tag with +||把關鍵字連結或書籤加到部落格或網頁||The post was tagged with keywords.|
|tail away (= tail off)||(聲音) 變得聽不見，變得鴉雀無聲||His voice tailed away when he was speaking about what he'd done wrong.|
|tail back||(車輛) 回堵，造成交通阻塞，形成塞車||The traffic tailed back for several miles after the accident.|
|tail off (= tail away)||(聲音) 變得聽不見，變得鴉雀無聲||The voices tailed off when she entered.|
|tail off||減少，變小，下降，降低||Profits tailed off sharply in the last quarter of the year as a result of the increase in the price of oil.|
|take after +||長相像 (父親、母親或某個長輩)||I take after my father. Who do you take after?|
|take * apart +||拆開，拆散；把某人拉到一邊 (進行私下談話或單獨交談) (= take aside)||She took the photocopier apart to see what had got stuck in it.|
|take * aside||把某人拉到一邊 (進行私下談話或單獨交談) (= take apart)||The teacher took her aside and said that she'd failed the exam.|
|take * away +||使 (某人) 離去；帶走 (某人)||The police took the protestors away.|
|take * back +||收回所說的話 ；表示說過的話不算 (指認錯或道歉)||I demand that you take back what you said.|
|take * back +||把商品退還給商店||The dress my grandmother bought for me didn't fit, so I took it back and exchanged it for a pair of pants.|
|take * back||使 (某人) 想起 (往事)；某 (某人) 帶回到...||That song always takes me back to when I was at university.|
|take * down +||記下，記錄||Would you mind taking down my messages while I am on vacation?|
|take * down +||拆下，拆除||The city government made the shop take down their bright neon sign.|
|take * in +||學習，學會；充分瞭解||Are you taking in all of these phrasal verbs?|
|take * in||欺騙||
by the con artist.
She took me in with her story until someone told me the truth.
|take * in +||把 (衣服) 改窄、改小||I lost weight, so I need to take some of my skirts to the tailor to have them taken in.|
|take it +||接受批評||He's good at criticizing others, but can't take it himself.|
|take it out on +||憤怒地辱罵 (某人)||Whenever things go wrong, he always shouts and takes it out on me, even if I had nothing to do with the problem.|
|take it upon oneself (to do something)||負責；(通常未跟其他人磋商就) 承擔做某事的責任||I took it upon myself to make sure he got up on time.|
|take off||獲致重大進展||The software house really took off when they produced the latest version of their online chat package.|
|take * off +||降價||They've taken ten percent off designer frames for glasses.|
|take off||(飛機、航空器等) 起飛，升空||My stomach felt funny when the plane took off.|
|take * off +||脫下，脫去||In many cultures, it is appropriate to take off your shoes when entering a house.|
|take * off +||不上班或不上學一段時間；請 (幾天)假||I was sick last week, so I took a few days off of work.|
|take off||離開，走開；動身外出||We took off after dinner.|
|take * on +||讓乘客上船或上飛機；(交通工具) 接納 (乘客)||The plane stopped at Zurich to take on some passengers.|
|take * on +||承擔 (責任)；接受 (工作等)||She took on the task of indexing the book.|
|take * on +||雇用||The council has had to take on twenty extra employees to handle their increased workload.|
|take * out +||(自圖書館) 借出 (書籍)||I took out all the books I needed for my essay from the library.|
|take * out +||(自銀行) 借出 (金錢)，貸款||John and Mary took out a mortgage/loan to buy a bigger flat.|
|take * out +||拔掉；拿掉；去掉||The dentist took out all of my wisdom teeth before they started causing any problems.|
|take * out||帶某人到某處 (用餐、從事其他社交、休閒活動等)||I can't meet you tonight because I am taking Cindy out to dinner.|
|take * out +||投保||I took out some health insurance before I went backpacking around Latin America.|
|take * out +||殺死，殺害||The gang took him out after he spoke to the police.|
|take * over +||接掌；接管；接任||Who is going to take over the family business when Aretha's father dies?|
|take over||接掌；接管；接任||If the President is assassinated, the Vice-president will take over.|
|take to +||喜歡上或愛上 (某人或某項活動等)；養成習慣||He's taken to wearing a baseball cap since his hair started thinning more noticeably.|
|take * up +||有了新的嗜好；開始從事 (某項活動)；開始對 ... 產生興趣||Have you taken up any new hobbies since you moved here?|
|take * up +||(日後) 討論||We should take this issue up in the meeting tomorrow.|
|take * up +||把 (衣服) 改短||This dress is too long, I am going to take it up.|
|take * up +||佔用 (時間、空間等)||This couch takes up too much space in the living room.|
|talk back||頂嘴||Don't talk back!|
|talk back to +||頂嘴||Children should not talk back to their parents.|
|talk * down +||淡化||The company CEO talked down the recent fall in shares.|
|talk down to +||以高傲的口吻對 (某人) 講話||She's a dreadful teacher and talks down to her students instead of teaching them.|
|talk * into||說服 (某人) 做 (某事)||She didn't want to let me go, but I finally managed to talk her into it.|
|talk * out of||說服 (某人) 不做 (某事)||He was going to drive home after drinking half a bottle of wine, but his friends talked him out of it.|
|talk * over +||討論||I hope my parents talk their relationship problems over before they get divorced.|
|talk * up +||讚揚 (某物)；宣傳 (某事)：鼓吹 (某思想)||The government are trying to talk up the effect of their policies.|
|tap * for||向 (某人) 要 (錢等) 或索取 (情報等)||I tapped him for a loan/for another $10.|
|tap into +||打入 (市場)||The company is hoping to tap into the Chinese market.|
|tap off with +||發生性關係||He tapped off with someone at the party on Saturday.|
|tap * out +||輕輕敲打出拍子或某種節奏||He tapped out the tune with his pencil while he was thinking.|
|team up||聯手；合作；協作||Peter and Paul teamed up to publicize the issue.|
|team up with +||(與某人) 聯手；(與某人) 合作||I teamed up with Janet to do the job.|
|tear * apart +||使...難過，使...不安，使...煩惱||People were torn apart when news of the train crash came through.|
|tear at +||猛拉，撕扯||The fighters tore at each other.|
|tear away +||勉強使 (自己或某人) 離去；拉開，拽開 (某人)||I had to tear him away from the office for dinner.|
|tear * away +||扯走，扯開 (某物)；被撕掉||The roof was torn away in the typhoon.|
|tear * down +||拆毀，拆除||The county decided to tear down the dilapidated school and build a new one.|
|tear into +||抨擊，怒斥，痛斥||She tore into me for losing it.|
|tear * off +||用手從 (某物) 上撕掉 (包裝等)||She tore the slip off the bottom of the form and sent it with her check.|
|tear off||迅速離去、走掉或跑掉；匆匆離開||The police tore off in their car after arresting her.|
|tear * up +||撕毀；撕碎||I always tear up my personal papers before I throw them out.|
|tear * up +||拆毀，拆除；破壞||They are tearing up the old part of town to build a new shopping centre.|
|tee off||開始 (某項活動或某一事件)||he new project will tee off next month.|
|tee off||(在高爾夫球運動中，從球座) 發球，開球||He teed off at the first hole.|
|tee * off +||惹惱 (某人)，使 (某人) 生氣||It tees me off when they turn up late.|
|tee off on +||批評，抨擊||She teed off on me about the work I gave her.|
|tee up||(在高爾夫球運動中，從球座) 發球，開球||She teed up two strokes ahead at the last hole.|
|tee up||安排，準備 (某事)||They are teeing up for the conference tomorrow.|
|tell * apart||辨別；分辨；區別 (兩個以上的人或物)||They're identical twins so I cannot tell them apart.|
|tell * off||斥責；訓誡；責備；責怪||
off when she found out I was gossiping about her date with
His fiancée told him off for arriving nearly an hour late.
|tell on +||告密；舉發，告發||Every time I did something wrong when I was a child, my sister would tell on me.|
I was feeling too
tired to go and texted out.
Man, I can't bear the thought of going to dinner with Sophia again, so I think I am going to text out.
|think * over +||認真地考慮||Think over the offer before you sign the contract.|
|think * through +||充分、仔細地考慮||You need to think this through carefully before you make a decision.|
|think * up +||想出；杜撰，虛構||I need to think up an excuse for not going to her party.|
|throw * away + (= throw out)||扔掉；丟棄；處理掉||Don't throw away those bottles; we can recycle them.|
|throw * in +||隨貨贈送；額外奉送||
Buy a computer
now and get a free printer thrown in!
The shop threw in a printer so I bought a computer from it.
|throw * off +||迅速脫掉 (衣服等)||Sam threw off his shoes and flopped on the settee.|
|throw * off +||擺脫 (壞事)；甩掉，擺脫掉 (追趕者)||
It took me two
weeks to throw off my cold.
They threw the police off at the bridge.
|throw * on +||迅速穿上 (衣服等)||Robert threw on a jacket and rushed outside.|
|throw * out + (= throw away)||扔掉；丟棄；處理掉||I asked him not to throw out the Sunday newspaper because I wanted to save an article.|
|throw * out +||迫使 (某人) 離開 (房間、屋子、學校等)||
Mary threw out
her roommate because she stopped paying rent.
The school threw Tony out for smoking.
|throw * out +||使脫臼||Bruce slipped on the ice and threw out his shoulder.|
|throw * out + (= throw over)||否決；拒絕接受||The committee threw the proposal out.|
|throw * out +||發出 (光、熱等)；冒煙，冒氣||The truck throws out a lot of smoke.|
|throw * over +||與 (某人) 分手；與 (某人) 斷絕關係||Mary threw Allen over last year.|
|throw * over + (= throw out)||否決；拒絕接受||I flatly threw over the agreement.|
|throw * together +||匆促做成；匆促建成||She threw a quick dinner together before we left.|
|throw up||嘔吐||If you drink too much alcohol, you might throw up.|
|throw * up +||引發，產生||The system has thrown up a lot of problems.|
|throw * up +||突然離職；忽然離開；突然放棄||Cindy threw up her job to go travelling.|
|throw * up +||揚起 (灰塵)；濺起 (水)||The road was bumpy and the car in front was throwing up so much dust that we could hardly see where we were going.|
|tick away||時間滴答滴答地過去||The last few seconds ticked away and the team couldn't come back.|
|tick by||時間滴答滴答地過去||The seconds ticked by and the team failed to score.|
|tick * off||使 (某人) 生氣，觸怒 (某人)||She really ticks me off when she doesn't reply to my emails.|
|tick * off||斥責，責備 (某人)||He ticked me off for arriving late.|
|tick * off +||打勾||She ticked off our names when we arrived.|
|tick over||(引擎) 空轉||The mechanic left the engine ticking over for a while to see if he could see what was causing the problem.|
|tick over||持續運作，但情況沒有好轉或改善||The company ticked over while she was away on holiday.|
|tide * over||幫 (某人) 克服困難，使 (某人) 暫時度過 (難關、危機等)||This NT$5,000 will have to tide me over until I get paid.|
|tidy * up +||整理 (房子、房間)，使整潔||I tidied up my bedroom because it was a complete mess.|
|tie * back +||(用繩、線) 繫到後面，繫起來||She tied her hair back before playing tennis.|
|tie * down +||(用繩、線) 繫住，捆住，拴緊 (某物或某人)||They tied him down to stop him escaping.|
|tie * down||束縛 (某人)，限制 (某人)||Marriage ties you down.|
|tie * down +||牽制，箝制 (警察、軍隊或敵人) -- 通常用於被動態||The army were tied down with the rebellion and couldn't help.|
|tie in||與 (某事) 一致；與...相吻合；與 (某物) 相連||The theory ties in with what the police have been saying.|
|tie * up +||繫牢||When we dock, make sure you tie the boat up.|
|tie * up +||纏住 (某人) 使其無法做某事；佔用 (某物) 而影響或阻礙其運作||Work has tied me up all week.|
|tie * up +||捆、綁 (某人或某物)，把 (某物) 捆緊、綁緊||I tied up my shoelaces.|
|tie * up +||阻塞，堵住 (道路等)||The convoy tied up the road for an hour.|
|tighten * up||(使) 控制得更緊、更嚴格；(使) 加強||They're tightening up security for the president's visit.|
|tip * off +||給 (某人) 通風報信；向 (警察或當局) 告密||The police arrested the drug dealer after someone tipped them off.|
|tip * over +||(使) 翻倒||I tipped my coffee over and ruined my keyboard.|
|tire of +||對...感到厭煩；對...失去興趣||She soon tired of the course and dropped out.|
|tire * out +||使 (某人) 疲憊不堪，精疲力竭；把 (某人) 累垮||
all day tires me out.
Working so much tires me out.
|toddle off||離開，離去；回家||It's getting late, so I'm going to toddle off home.|
|tone * down +||降低...的嚴重性 (或冒犯性)；緩和||The Minister tried to tone down what she had said when the press started attacking her.|
|tool * up +||提供所需的工具或設備||The company spent a lot on tooling the factory up.|
|tool * up +||提供武器；武裝 (自己或某人)||The gangsters got tooled up before they went into the club.|
|top * off +||(以某種方式) 結束，完成||Let's top off this delightful evening with a drink.|
|top out||(數量、價格等) 上升到頂點，達到最高點||The temperature topped out at forty degrees yesterday.|
|top * up +||加滿，斟滿，添滿||Let me top up your drink, it's half gone.|
|toss * about/around +||公開、自由自在地，但不是很認真地討論某事||
ideas about before the negotiations.
They tossed my plan around a bit and then rejected it.
|toss * back/down +||快速地喝下||
back his beer and left.
I tossed a couple of drinks down before they arrived.
|toss for +||擲硬幣 [猜正反面] 來決定 (某事)||We tossed for who would eat.|
|toss * off +||輕而易舉地做；輕易地完成||Wendy tossed off the essay the night before she had to hand it in.|
|toss * out +||丟棄；扔掉||She's tossed out those old books.|
|toss up||擲硬幣 [猜正反面] 來決定 (某事)||We tossed up to see who would start.|
|touch down||(飛機) 降落，著陸||The plane touched down at Narita airport an hour late.|
|touch * for||向 (某人) 借錢，向 (某人) 要錢||I touched him for some cash as I'd forgotten my cards.|
|touch * off +||引起，觸發||The government's decision touched off riots in the capital.|
|touch on/upon +||提到，提及，觸及||The presidential candidates touched on the subject of health care during the debates.|
|touch * up +||潤色，修飾 (畫、照片、文章等)||Touch up the paint before you try and sell the house.|
|touch * up||毛手毛腳||She got angry when he tried to touch her up in the elevator.|
|tow * away +||拖吊 (尤指違規停放的車輛)||Cindy parked in a no-parking zone and they towed her car away.|
|toy at +||隨便想想||She toyed at getting them to help her but then did it alone.|
|toy over +||有...的念頭，有...的想法||I toyed over the idea for a while, but decided not to go ahead with it.|
|toy with +||撥弄 (盤中食物)||It was horrible, so I just toyed with the food.|
|toy with +||有...的念頭，有...的想法||We toyed with the idea of moving to the country, but it isn't really practical.|
|toy with +||(因緊張而) 撥弄||He toyed with the stem of his glass as he spoke.|
|track * down +||(長時間追尋後) 追蹤到，追查到，發現到 (某人)；追查出 (某事)||It took me ages to track them down in the crowd at the football game.|
|trade down||賣掉...以購進價格較低的同類物品||Their house is too large now that their children have left home, so they're going to trade down to a smaller one.|
|trade * in +||將 (舊物) 折價換購 (同類新物)||She traded in her old car for the new model.|
|trade * in +||拋棄妻子或丈夫去跟比較年輕的女子或男子結婚；棄舊愛迎新歡||He traded in his wife when he became the chairman.|
|trade * off +||以 (某物) 換取 (某物)；拿...換...||A longer working week was traded off for a pay rise.|
|trade on/upon +||利用||They trade on/upon their reputation to scare rivals.|
|trade up||出售...以貼換價格較高的同類商品；購買較大或較昂貴的商品||British wine drinkers have traded up over the last few years from cheap plonk (廉價劣質酒；便宜酒) to expensive wines.|
|trade up||拋棄妻子或丈夫去跟比較年輕 、長得比較好看或比較有錢的女子或男子結婚；棄舊愛迎新歡||She supported him for years while he was struggling, but when he hit the big time he left her and traded up.|
|trickle down||利益均霑；利益分享；將從經濟繁榮所獲得的利益與窮人或弱勢者分享||Despite the economic boom, few benefits have trickled down to the poor.|
|trip out||(使用麻醉藥品後) 產生幻覺||After taking the LSD Peter tripped out for hours.|
|trip over||摔倒；在 (某物) 上摔一跤||I tripped over and hurt my knee.|
|trip over +||被 (某物) 絆倒||I tripped over the kerb and broke my nose.|
|trip up||犯錯||I tripped up in the interview when they asked me about what I could offer the company.|
|trot * out +||老調重彈；重複 (過去的解釋、說明、藉口等)||The spokeswoman trotted out the same old unconvincing excuses.|
|trump up +||假造、捏造 (罪名誣陷他人)||The police trumped up the charges against him and he ended up in prison though he hadn't done it.|
|try back||(電話打不通或找不到人後等一下) 再打||I called but they weren't in, so I'll try back later.|
|try for +||試圖獲得；謀求；爭取||I'm going to try for the job.|
|try it on||(對某人) 粗野無禮；(跟某人) 搗蛋||The children were trying it on all night until I lost my temper.|
|try it on||(向某人) 行騙，欺騙||He knew I didn't get to let him do it- he was just trying it on.|
|try * on +||試穿，試戴 (衣服、帽子、鞋子等)||Try on the pants before you buy them.|
|try * out +||試驗，試試||
this massage chair - it feels great!
Scientists are trying out a new drug in the fight against the disease.
|try * out +||試用||I tried out the program before I bought it.|
|try out for +||(透過才藝表現) 爭取參加；參加...的選拔||He tried out for the baseball team.|
|tuck * away +||把...藏在 (某處)；把 (錢等) 放在安全處||I tucked the money away in my drawer.|
|tuck * away +||狼吞虎嚥地吃；痛快地吃||We tucked away a huge dinner before we went out.|
|tuck * in +||把...塞好；把 (衣服) 紮進去；把 (某物) 裝好||I forgot to tuck my shirt in.|
|tuck in||大快朵頤；津津有味地吃||The dinner smelled so good I couldn't wait to tuck in.|
|tuck * in +||給 (小孩或病人) 蓋好被子睡覺||He tucked her in and read her a story.|
|tuck into +||狼吞虎嚥地吃；痛快地吃||I was starving and tucked into the food.|
|tuck * up +||給 (小孩或病人) 蓋好被子睡覺||She tucked her children up in bed and switched the lights off.|
|tune in||收看 (電視節目)；收聽 (電台節目)||
Be sure to
tune in next week for the next episode.
Millions of people tuned in to watch the election results.
|tune in to +||收看 (電視節目)；收聽 (電台節目)||Make sure you tune in to next week's show.|
|tune * out +||不再理睬；不再注意；不再過問||I tuned him out because he was talking such rubbish.|
|tune * up +||改善或提升機器或引擎的性能||He's tuned his car up for the race.|
|tune * up +||(將樂器) 調音，定弦||The orchestra tuned up their instruments before the concert.|
|turn against +||與...為敵；與...反目；背棄||The public turned against the government when they became arrogant and ceased to listen.|
|turn * away +||不准...入內；把...拒之門外||
away at the border because we didn't have visas.
The doorman turned him away from the nightclub because he was wearing trainers.
|turn * down +||拒絕 (提議、要求、邀請等)||
the new job in New York, because she didn't want to move.
They offered her the job, but she turned it down.
|turn * down +||調低，關小 (音量 、溫度、亮度等)||
Please turn down the TV.
Can you turn down the music a little bit?
The room was too hot, so she turned the heating down.
|turn in||(晚上) 上床睡覺；就寢||
late. I think it is about time to turn in.
I turned in at half past eleven because I had an early start the next morning.
|turn in +||繳交；遞交；上繳；交還||
You need to
turn in your essays next week.
Don't forget to turn in your gun when you leave the police force.
|turn into +||變成 (不同的事物)||When she kissed the frog, it turned into a handsome prince.|
|turn * off +||關掉 (電視、電燈、 收音機、水龍頭等)，關閉 (設備)||
Don't forget to
turn off the iron before you leave the house.
I turned the TV off and went to bed.
|turn on +||突然攻擊||
The pit bull
suddenly turned on the small child.
The neighbor's dog turned on me when I tried to stroke it.
|turn * on +||打開 (電視、收音機 、電燈、水龍頭等)，開啟 (設備)||
the TV. The baseball game starts in a few minutes.
I turned the radio on to get the weather forecast.
|turn * out +||生產，製造||
The weavers can
turn out two or three rugs a month.
The factory turns out three thousand units a day.
|turn * out +||關掉 (電燈)||Turn out the light before you go to bed.|
|turn out||(去) 參加||Over 100,000 people turned out for the concert.|
She turned out
to be the murderer after all.
It looked as if we were going to fail, but it turned out well in the end.
|turn * over +||交出；交給 (當局)||The court ordered the company to turn over their financial records.|
|turn to +||求助於；求救於||She had nobody to turn to when her husband died.|
|turn to +||開始做，開始使用||
He turned to
drink after he lost his job.
He turned to drugs after his wife left him for another man.
|turn up||(未經尋找而) 被找到，被發現||My keys turned up in the bedroom.|
|turn up (for)||出現，來到||
turn up for class today.
She failed to turn up for work on Friday.
|turn * up +||調高，開大 (聲音、溫度或亮度等)||I turned the music up full blast.|
|type * in +||鍵入；輸入||He typed the text in and printed it out.|
|type * out +||(用鍵盤) 將 ... 全文打出||The student typed her essay out and handed it in the last minute.|
|type * up +||把 (手寫稿) 打出來||
She typed up
her lecture notes and printed them out.
I need to type up my report.