A phrasal verb is a combination of words (a verb + a preposition or verb +adverb) that when used together, usually take on a different meaning as compared to the original verb. So phrasal verbs can basically be used to in daily English conversation to sound more like a native speaker. They can also be used to make you sound conversational and fluent in spoken English. So let’s have a look at some useful phrasal verbs that can be used to socialize and sound confident.
Ask over – to invite someone to your house to stay with you for sometime
I’m going to ask Mrs. Smith over to my place tomorrow.
To ask out – inviting someone for a date
John wants to ask Amy out on a date.
Bring over – to get things from one place to another may be someone’s house or any other place
Please bring over your movie DVD, so we can watch some movies tonight.
Pop in/stop in/ stop by- to visit someone for a short period of time
Can I stop by/pop in/ stop in for a little while.
Drop in – visit someone unexpectedly
My uncle dropped in this afternoon.
Drop off – leave someone at a certain place
I dropped off my Mom at the supermarket.
Pick up –bring someone from a certain place
James is going to the airport to pick up his Son.
Meet up – decide to meet at a decided time and place
My friends and I are meeting up at Ruby Tuesdays.
To come over – invite someone to your house for a longer period of time
Would you like to come over to my place while your house is being renovated?
We hope this English lesson is useful for you and with practise, using these expressions will be easy and effective.