Group verbs

group verbs

Group Verbs or Phrasal Verbs:

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A Act Add Ai Aligh Back  Bash Bear Beat Belong Break Bring Call Carry Clear Close Come Count Cut Die Do Draw Drop Fade Fall Get Give Go Hand Hang Hold Keep Let Live Look Make Pay Pull Put Ring
Run See Send Set Settle Show Shut Sit Stand Take Talk Think Throw Try Turn Walk Wait Wash Watch Wear Wind Wipe Work


Abide by (মেনে চলা): We must abide by the rules of the court.

Abstain from (বিরত থাকা): He abstained from smoking.

Accede to (সম্মত হওয়া): Father acceded to my request.

Account for (ব্যাখ্যা করা): You must account for your deed.


Act as (হিসেবে কাজ করা): He acted as my clerk.

Act for (অনুপস্থিতে কারো স্থলে কাজ করা): I was acting for the manager in his absence.

Act on(উপদেশ অনুসারে কাজ করা) : The man acted on my advice.

Act up (বিগড়ে যাওয়া): The motor car acted up suddenly.


Add to (বৃদ্ধি করা): The news added to my sorrow.

Add up (সমষ্টি করা): Add up the figures.

Adhere to (সংলগ্ন থাকা): I adhered to my principle.

Adjust to(মানানসই করে নেওয়া) : He adjusted to our new way of thought.

Agree with(মতের মিল হওয়া) : I do not agree with him.


Aim at (কোন কিছুর প্রতি নির্দিষ্ট করা): The boy aimed the stone at me.

Aim to (কামনা করা): We should aim to leave the world better.


Alight on (অবতরণ করা): The plane alighted on ground.

Allow for(বিবেচনা করা) : We must allow for any mistake.

Allude to(উল্লেখ করা) : I forgot to allude to the points.

Answer for(জবাবদিহি করা) : I answered for the part of my friend.

Answer to(উত্তর) : This is the answer to that question.

Apply for(আবেদন করা) : Did you apply for the post?

Apply to(প্রযোজ্য হওয়া) : It does not apply to my problem.

Approve of(অনুমোদন দেওয়া) : Father never approves of what I do.

Argue for(পক্ষে যুক্তি দেখানো) : He argued for communism.

Arrive at(পৌঁছানো) : We failed to arrive at any decision.

Ask after(খোঁজ নেওয়া) : She asked after my health.

Ask for(কাউকে ডাকা) : Father asked for me.

Attend to (মনোযোগ দিয়ে শোনা): I attend to what he says.

Average out(গড় হিসাব করা) : He averaged out his income at hundred taka per day.



Back down(মত, দাবী, বিশ্বাস, পরিত্যাগ করা) : It is very difficult to back down right now.

Back out (সড়ে পড়া): You must keep your promise; do not back out.

Back up(সহায়তা, সমর্থন করা) : He backed me up.

Bail out (জামিন দিয়ে ছাড়িয়ে আনা): I tried to bail him out.

Bale out (পানি সেচে ফেলা): The boatman will bale his boat out.

Bank on (নির্ভর করা): I banked on my father for money.

Bargain for (প্রত্যাশা করা): I did not bargain for everybody’s presence.


Bash in (চূর্ণ করা): The opponent bashed in our office.

Bash on(যত্নের সাথে কিছু চালিয়ে যাওয়া) : I advised him to step away from painting; yet he bashed on.


Bear out (সমর্থন করা): My statement bears out the fact.

Bear with (ধৈর্য্য ধরা): He cannot bear with his wife.


Beat down (দরকষাকষির দ্বারা দাম কমানো): We bargained to beat down the price.

Beat off (প্রতিরোধ করতে সমর্থ হওয়া): I beat off al the blows.

Beat up(উত্তম মাধ্যম দেওয়া) : I will beat you up.

Believe in(বিশ্বাস করা) : You believe in God.


Belong to(অধিকারে থাকা) : This book belongs to me.

Belong with(একই সাথে থাকে) : This shoe belongs with that one.

Bestow on(দান করা) : God bestowed a great deal on  him.

Beware of(সাবধান হওয়া) : Beware of pick-pockets.

Blare out(কর্কশভাবে বাজা) : The radio is blaring out.

Blast out (খুব জোরে বের হয়ে আসা): The sound blasted out from the cave.

Blot out(মুছে ফেলা) : You can not blot out the writing of fate.

Blow out (ফুৎকারে নিভিয়ে ফেলা): The wind blew out the lamp.

Blow up (বিধ্বস্ত হওয়া): The building blew up suddenly.

Blurt out (হঠাৎ বলে ফেলা): The thief blurted out the story.

Book in(নাম রেজিস্ট্রি করানো) : I have to book in Hotel Royal first.

Boom out(শব্দ হওয়া) : Something boomed out in the dark.

Bottle up(রুদ্ধ করা) : Never bottle up your emotions.

Group Verbs or Phrasal Verbs


Break away(পালানো) : The convict broke away from the jail.

Break down(ভেঙ্গে পড়া) : The mud house broke down in rain.

Break in(চুপিসারে প্রবেশ করা) : The thief broke in my house.

Break into (হঠাৎ প্রকাশ পাওয়া): His laughter broke into tears.

Break off (সম্পর্ক না রাখা): He broke off correspondence with me.

Break out(প্রাদুর্ভাব হওয়া): Famine breaks out no more in Japan

Break with (ভেঙ্গে ফেলা): I broke with him.

Breath in (নিশ্বাস নেওয়া): He breaths in a lot of air now.

Brick up(ছিদ্র বন্ধ করা) : We bricked up the hole in the wall.

Brim over (উথলে বা উপচে পড়া): The glass is brimming over with water.


Bring about (ঘটানো): Lenin brought about a change.

Bring back (ফেরত দেয়া): I must bring it back tomorrow.

Bring down (ভূপাতিত করা): All the trees are brought down.

Bring forward (হাজির হওয়া): We brought a plan forward.

Bring in (আনয়ন করা): This book brought in a good profit.

Bring on (ঘটানো): My illness was brought on due to lack of food.

Bring out (স্পষ্ট করে তোলা): My fault was brought out there.

Bring round (সচেতন করা): We brought her round soon.

Bring up (লালন পালন করা): I was brought up by my uncle.

Bristle up (পরিপূর্ণ হওয়া): My heart bristles up by my uncle.

Brush aside (সরিয়ে রাখা): My plan was brushed aside.

Brush up (পুনরায় পাকা করা): I have to brush up my law.

Bubble over (উথলে পড়া): Milk bubbled over.

Buck up (তাড়াতাড়ি করা): Buck up if you must catch the train.

Build up(গড়ে তোলা) : She built up her body slowly.

Bump into(হঠাৎ সাক্ষাৎ করা) : I bumped into him last year.

Bundle up (একত্রে গাদা করা): He bundled up the sticks.

Burn down (সম্পূর্ণ ধ্বংস করা): He burnt the city down.

Burn out (সম্পূর্ণ নিভে যাওয়া): The flames have burnt out.

Burst into(হঠাৎ ফেটে পড়া) : He burst into tears.

Burst out(হঠাৎ শুরু করা) : Habib burst out laughing.

Butt in (হস্তক্ষেপ করা): Never butt in while I speak.

Button up (বোতাম আটকানো): Button up your dress properly.

Buy off (খুশির মাধ্যমে কেনা): The man bought off her property.



Call for (দাবি করা): The situation calls for quick action.

Call in (ডাকা): Call in a doctor.

Call off (প্রত্যাহার করা): The strike was called off.

Call at (কোন স্থানে যেয়ে দেখা করা): I will call at your office.

Call on (কারো সাথে অল্পক্ষণের জন্য দেখা করা): I called on him.

Call out(ডাকা) : The police was called out to tackle riots.

Call up (স্মরণ করা): I can not call up his face.

Calm down (শান্ত হওয়া): Try to calm down.

Care for (গ্রাহ্য করা): I do not care for what you say.


Carry off (বহন করা): The mother carried off her crying child.

Carry on (চালিয়ে যাওয়া): We must carry on till the end.

Carry out (পালন করা): Women should carry out various duties.

Carve out (গঠন করা): I carved out a career for me.

Cast off (ছেড়ে যাওয়া): The ship cast off.

Catch on (জনপ্রিয় হওয়া): Kamal has really caught on.

Catch up with (নাগাল ধরা): I could not catch up with him.

Chalk up (লেখা): I chalked up his policy clearly.

Change into (পরিবর্তন করা): She changed the iron into gold.

Check out (পরীক্ষা করা): I checked out his speech.

Cheer up (উৎফুল্ল করা): The sight cheered me up.

Chop down (কেটে নামান): He chopped down the tree.

Clean out (পরিষ্কার করা): They cleaned out their cabins.

Clean up (পরিষ্কার করা): Why do you not clean up your room.


Clear off (পরিষ্কার হওয়া, মেঘমুক্ত হওয়া): The sky cleared off.

Clear up (পরিষ্কার করা): The cadet cleared up his room.

Clear out (সম্পূর্ণ ময়লা পরিষ্কার করা): You must clear out the mess.


Close down (স্থায়ীভাবে বন্ধ করা): He closed down the suitcase.

Close in (নিকটে অগ্রসর হওয়া): The two parties closed in slowly.

Close up (সম্পূর্ণভাবে বন্ধ করা, কাছাকাছি আসা): After twelve o’clock, the house is closed up.

Close with (মারামারি শুরু করা): They closed with each other.


Come about(ঘটা): How did all this come about?

Come across(হঠাৎ দেখা): I came across the man in the street.

Come along(সাথে আসা): You might as well come along.

Come by(পাওয়া): He came by the money by chance.

Come down(কমা): The price came down remarkably.

Come forward (হাজির হওয়া): He came forward with secret information.

Come from (জন্মানো): The fruit came from Khulna.

Come of (ঘটা): The accident came of in the morning.

Come off (সাফল্য সাথে ঘটা এবং শেষ হওয়া): The ceremony came off well.

Come out (প্রকাশ পাওয়া): My results came out yesterday.

Come round (সুস্থ হওয়া): He will soon come round.

Come upon (হঠাৎ দেখা):  I came upon him in the park.


Count in (গণনা করা, হিসাব রাখা): If you are going to play, count me in.

Count on (নির্ভর করা): I can not count on your help.

Count out (বাদ দেওয়া): You can count me out from your team.


Cut across(অমিল হওয়া) : His views cut across my views.

Cut back (উল্লেখযোগ্য পরিমাণে কমানো): I must cut back on the expenditure.

Cut in (বাধা সৃষ্টি করা): He cut in our conversation.

Cut down (সম্পূর্ণ কেটে নামানো): The tree has been cut down.

Cut off (বিচ্ছিন্ন): I was cut from the whole world.

Cut out (বন্ধ করা): Cut out all the noise.



Die away (বিলুপ্ত হওয়া): The sound died away in the distance.

Die down (বেগ প্রশমিত হওয়া): The wind died down.

Die off (গাদা গাদা মরা): Cattle died off in the village.

Die for (দেশের জন্য মরা): He died for his country.

Die of (রোগে মরা): Karim died of cholera.

Die by (দুর্ঘটনায় মরা): They died by and accident.

Die from অতি ভোজনে মরা): She died from overeating.

Die out (বন্ধ করা): The custom died out century back.


Do away with (লোভ করা): We must do away with bad custom.

Do down (প্রতারণা করা): He enjoys doing others down.

Do for (পক্ষে কাজ করা): She always did for me.

Do in (হত্যা করা): There is a rumor that someone did her in.

Do out (পরিস্কার করা): I did my room out.

Do without(ব্যতীত): I can not do without books.

Do on (পরা): Do on your shirt.

Do off (খোলা): Do off your shoes.


Draw in (রাস্তার পাশে থামানো): Could you please draw in?

Draw out (টাকা তোলা): He drew out all his money.

Draw on (ব্যবহার করা): They drew on the capital.

Draw up(মুসাবিদা করা) : I drew up the plan.

Drop by (হঠাৎ দেখা করা): The teacher wanted students to make appointments and not to drop by.


Drop in (অল্পক্ষণের জন্য দেখা করা): Why do you not drop in?

Drop out (কোন পরিকল্পনা হতে পিছু হঠা): Many people dropped out from the plan.

Drop off (পড়ে যাওয়া): The leg of the chair dropped off.



Fate away (অদৃশ্য হওয়া): The color faded away soon.


Fall back (পশ্চাদপসারণ করা): As enemies advanced, they fell back.

Fall behind (পিছনে পড়ে যাওয়া): He fell behind me in the race.

Fall in with (এক মত হওয়া): We fell in with his suggestion.

Fall out (বিবাদ করা): The brothers fell out.

Fall off (হ্রাস পাওয়া): The number of audience fell off.

Fall on (সাংঘাতিক আক্রমন করা): He fell on me.

Fall to (আগ্রহে সূচনা করা): The starving man fell to eating.

Fall through (ব্যর্থ হওয়া): My scheme fell through for want of money.

Be fed up (সাংঘাতিক বিরক্ত হওয়া): I am fed up with him.

Feel up to (ইচ্ছাশক্তি অনুভব করা): I do not feel up to it.

Fix up (ব্যবস্থা করা): We fixed up the marriage.



Get about (প্রচারিত হওয়া): The news got about everywhere.

Get away (পালানো): The convict got away from the jail.

Get back (পুনরায় প্রাপ্ত হওয়া): If you give him money, you will not get it back.

Get off (শাস্তি না পাওয়া): The man got off yesterday from the court.

Get on (চালিয় যাওয়া): How are you getting on with studies?

Get out (বের হওয়া): The prisoner could not get out for the cell.

Get over(আরোগ্য লাভ করা) : He is getting over his heart attack.

Get through (সমাধা করা): he got through his exam.

Get through (ফোনে লাইন পাওয়া): I tried to ring him up but I did not get through.

Get up (বিছানা থেকে ওঠা): He gets up at 5 o’clock A.M.


Give away (দান করা): I gave away my books.

Give back (ফেরৎ দেওয়া): He gave back the book to me.

Give in (বশ্যতা স্বীকার করা): At last the opponent gave in.

Give out (ঘোষণা করা): The names were given out.

Give out (ফুরিয়ে যাওয়া): The wine gave out pretty soon.

Give up (পরিত্যাগ করা): Never give up hope.

Give up (আত্মসর্ম্পন করা): You have to give yourself up to fate.


Go ahead (চালিয়ে যাওয়া): You can go ahead with your job.

Go away(স্থান ত্যাগ করা) : He went away bag and baggage.

Go back (প্রত্যাগমন করা): I will never go back on what I said.

Go down(হ্রাস পাওয়া) : My weight went down for the illness.

Go for(আক্রমন করা): The dog went for the cat.

Go off (বিস্ফোরণ ঘটানো): The bomb went of suddenly.

Go out (নেভা): The lamp went out at the dead of night.

Go round (পর্যাপ্ত হওয়া): Rice will not go round.

Go through (ভোগা): I had to go through a bad time.

Go up (দাম বৃদ্ধি পাওয়া): The price went up suddenly.



Hand down (বংশ পরাম্পরায় চলে আসা): Traditions have been handed down to us.

Hand in (জমা দেওয়া): I handed in my registration.

Hand out (বিলি করা): I handed out leaf lets.

Hand over (দায়িত্ব, সম্পত্তি দিয়ে যাওয়া): Father handed over the property to me.

Hand round (প্রত্যেকের মাঝে দেওয়া): She handed round tea.


Hang about (ঘুরঘুর করা): He hung about the office all the day.

Hang back (পিছু ফেরা): When I called him for help, he hung back.

Hang on to (অধিকারে থাকা): You had better hang on to your previous job.


Hold on (অপেক্ষা করা): Could you please hold on for a moment.

Hold up (ভীতি প্রদর্শণ দ্বারা থামানো): The robbers held up our bus.



Keep down (নিয়ন্ত্রনে রাখা): We must keep down expenses.

Keep on (চালিয়ে যাওয়া): He kept on doing the same thing.

Keep up (রক্ষা করা/বজায় রাখা): Hena kept up my reputation.

Keep out (প্রবেশ করা থেকে বিরত রাখা): My shoe does not keep out water.



Let down(নিরাশ করা): He never lets me down.

Let in (প্রবেশ করতে দেওয়া): Why do you don’t let me in?

Let off (জরিমানা ছাড়াই ছাড়া): The let me off.

Let out (প্রশস্ততর করা): My clothes needs to be let out.


Live on (জীবন ধারণ করা): Cows live on grass.

Live up to (জীবন যাত্রার জন্য একটি নির্দিষ্ট মান বজায় রাখা): We must live up to a certain standard.


Look after(দেখাশুনা করা): Mother looks after her children.

Look at (তাকানো): Look at the signboard.

Look back (অতীত বিবেচনা করা): Looking back, I do not consider my situation any worse.

Look for (খোঁজা): What are you looking?

Look forward to (সাগ্রহে প্রতীক্ষা করা): We look forward to better days.

Look into (তদন্ত করা): I looked into the matter.

Look out (সতর্ক হওয়া): Look out! someone is coming.

Look up (খুঁজে দেখা) : Look up the word in the dictionary.

Look down on (ঘৃণা করা): Never look down on the poor

Look up (দেখা করা): Whenever you come to Bombay, look me up.



Make for (অগ্রসর হওয়া): The escaped prisoner was making for the coast.

Make off (পলায়ন করা): The thief made off.

Make out (বুঝতে পারা): I could not make out what it was.

Make up (মনস্থির করা): He made up his mind.

Make up (ক্ষতিপূরুণ করা): You must make up the loss.

Make up (উদ্ভাবন করা): I think you made up this story.



Pay back (পরিশোধ করা): You must pay back the money.

Pay back (প্রতিশোধ নেওয়া): I must pay you back.

Pay up (পুরো টাকা পরিশোধ করা): You have to pay up the money.


Pull down (ভেঙে ফেলা): The building was pulled down.

Pull off (সাফল্য লাভ করা): He pulled off the deal.

Pull through (আরোগ্য করা): The medicine pulled me through.

Pull up (গাড়ী থামান): You can pull up here.


Put aside (ভবিষ্যতের জন্য সঞ্চয় করা): Put aside some money everyday.

Put back (স্বস্থানে ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া):  After you finish the book, put it back in the shelf.

Put down (দমন করা): The rebellion was put down.

Put down (লিখে রাখা): I put down the telephone number.

Put off (স্থগিত রাখা): He put off the work.

Put in (দাবী করা): Hasan put in a claim for compensation.

Put on (পরিধান করা): Put on your dress.

Put up (জ্বালানো): They put up a hotel.

Put up with (সহ্য করা): I will not put up with you.

Group Verbs or Phrasal Verbs



Ring up (ফোন করা): I rang him up at night.

Ring off (ফোন শেষে রিসিভার রাখা): I rang off before I could ask her name.


Run after (পিছু দৌড়ানো): We ran after the thief.

Run away (পালানো): Do not run away till I finish it.

Run down (নিন্দা করা): He always runs down his brother.

Run into (জড়ানো): Never run into debt.

Run out (নি:ষেশ হওয়া): My mind ran out of ideas.

Run over (চাপা পড়া): The girl was run over by a car.

Be run down (ভগ্নস্বাস্থ্য): He is still run down.



See off (বিদায় জানানো): I saw mu guest off.

See to (খেয়াল করা): You must see to it.

See through (প্রতরণা ধরে ফেলা): She tried to cheat me but I saw through her.


Send for (ডেকে পাঠানো): Mother sent for me.

Send in (জমা দেওয়া): You must send in the application.

Send on (পাঠিয়ে দেওয়া): If there is any letter, send them on please.


Set in (আরাম্ভ হওয়া): The rainy season has set in.

Set off (যাত্রা করা): We set off at six.

Set up (স্থাপন করা): He set up the school.

Set out (যাত্রা করা): Ruma set out for Rome.

Group Verbs or Phrasal Verbs


Settle up (ঋণের টাকা পরিশোধ করা): Tell me how much I owe you and I will settle up.

Settle down (স্থায়ীভাবে বসবাস করা): He settled down in America.


Show off (আত্মজাহির করা): He had little knowledge of French; but he tried to show off.


Shut down (সম্পূর্ণ বন্ধ রাখা): Shut down the window.


Sit back (আরাম করা): I have worked all day long and now I am going to sit back.

Sit up (রাত্রিতে জেগে থাকা): I sat up till 3 A.M.

Group Verbs or Phrasal Verbs


Stand by (কাউকে সমর্থন দান করা): I will always stand by you.

Sand for (প্রতীক হওয়া): I do not know what it stands for.

Stand up to (রক্ষা করা): This building easily stands up to very strong wind or gale.



Be taken aback (অবাক হওয়া): He was taken aback at my remarks.

Take after (সাদৃশ্য হওয়া): The girls takes after her mother.

Take back(প্রত্যাহার করা) : I will not take my remarks back.

Take down (লিখে নেওয়া): Take down what I say.

Take for(ভুল ধরা) : I took the rope for a snake.

Take in (কাপর সংকীর্ণ বানানো): You have to take in the shirt.

Take off (উড্ডয় করা): The plane took off.

Take out (তুলে ফেলা): Take out your tooth.

Take over (দায়িত্ব গ্রহন করা): Newman took over the charge.

Take to (অভ্যাস করা): He took to drink.

Take up (গ্রহন করা): He took up English in school.


Talk over (আলোচনা করা): I talked the problem over with my wife.


Think over (বিবেচনা করা): Think it over before you decide.


Throw away(নিক্ষেপ করা): We threw away all goods.

Throw up (হঠাৎ পরিত্যাগ করা): He threw up the game.


Try on (পরীক্ষা করে দেখা): I tried on the cloth.

Try out (পরীক্ষা করা): Let us try it out.


Turn away (তাড়িয়ে দেওয়া) : Turn the beggar away.

Turn down (প্রত্যাখ্যান করা): I turned down your invitation.

Turn into (পরিবর্তিত করা): Turn the passage into English.

Turn on (জ্বালানো): Turn on the light.

Turn off (নিভানো): Turn off the light.

Turn up (বাড়ানো): Can I turn up the volume?

Turn out (প্রতিপন্ন করা): He turned out to be a bad man.

Turn up (হাজির হওয়া): Hena turned up late.

Turn over (উল্টে যাওয়া): The boat turned over.



Walk out (বিরক্ত হয়ে বেড়িয়ে যাওয়া): People walked out in the middle of the play.


Wait on (সেবা করা): You must wait on your wife.


Wash up (ভাল করে ধোয়া): Wash up the plates after lunch.


Watch out (সতর্ক হয়ে দেখা): Watch out! someone is coming here.


Wear away (ক্ষয়ে যাওয়া): The writing on the stone wore away.

Wear off (চলে যাওয়া): I feel uncomfortable here; but the feeling is going to wear off soon.

Wear out (ক্ষয়ে নি:ষেশিত হওয়া): Shoes wear out in a year.


Wind up (কোন কিছু বন্ধ করে দেওয়া): The business has been wound up.


Wipe out (সম্পূর্ণভাবে ধ্বংস করা): Houses have been wiped out.


Work out (হিসাব করে বের করা): He worked out the cost.

Work off (কমানো): You must work off your weight by exercise.

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