8 Phrasal Verbs with Stop

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8 Phrasal verbs with Stop with easy-to-follow explanations and examples. Stop over, stop out meaning. 

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8 Phrasal verbs with stop

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Hi there, this is Harry and welcome back to Speak Better English podcast where I try to help you improve your English skills. We look at English grammar rules, English expressions and idioms, phrasal verbs and everything you could possibly imagine.

In this particular episode, we’re going to take a look at phrasal verbs with stop. So the first one:

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to stop away

Meaning: to stay away from somewhere

Examples:

He stopped away from the office for several weeks because he was in depression.

Lots of people in the last few months have stopped away from their offices and worked remotely because of the coronavirus outbreak.

He was warned by the police to stop away from his ex-girlfriend’s home because he was annoying her.

to stop by

Meaning: to make a short visit to somebody/something without invitation, without anything being pre-arranged

Examples:

I’ll stop by on my way home to bring some milk and bread.

I stopped by the pub on the way home and I had a beer with the guys.

to stop in

Meaning: to stay at home, to not go out 

Examples:

– What did you do for the weekend?

– I stopped in. I wasn’t feeling so well.

I decided to stop in because the weather was so bad.

to stop off

Meaning: to go somewhere on your way to another place

Examples:

On my way home I stopped off at the supermarket and got a meal for two.

We were flying from Madrid to Moscow and we stopped off in Vienna for an hour to take on some other passengers.

8 phrasal verbs with stop

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to stop on

Meaning: to stay behind, to remain somewhere longer than intended

Examples:

We stop on at work to help somebody finish a project.

I’ll stop on if you like and give you a hand, I have nothing else to do this evening.  

to stop out

Meaning: to remain out of your home late at night or to not  come home at night

Example: 

I had a rough weekend, I stopped out all night on Saturday. There were celebrations as one of our friends is getting married.

Meaning: to temporarily cease your studies at college/university or to take a sabbatical leave at work (American English)

Example:

She decided to put her career on hold and stopped out for 2 years to travel the world.

to stop over

Meaning: to stay somewhere for a short period of time in between parts of your journey

Example:  

The plane will stop over on the way from London to Australia.  

We can also use it as a noun – a stopover.

A flight from London to Sydney included two stopovers.

Meaning: we stopped over in two places, we made a quick stop on our way from London to Sydney.

8 phrasal verbs with stop

to stop up

Meaning: to stay up late, to not go to bed at the time you normally go to bed

Example:

When I was young, my father would allow me to stop up late if there was a boxing match on the television.

to stop up late = to stay up late 

So here are 8 Phrasal verbs with Stop. Let’s revise them one more time:

  • to stop away
  • to stop by
  • to stop in
  • to stop off
  • to stop on
  • to stop out
  • to stop over
  • to stop up

All phrasal verbs using the verb to stop.

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