Phrasal Verbs with WEAR

In this post you will find a list of  English Phrasal Verbs with WEAR. Whether you are learning English for fun or preparing for IELTS, FCE or TOEFL, you will need to know the meanings of these phrasal verbs.

You should write down your own sentences for the ones you think you want to incorporate into your English vocabulary. This exercise will help you improve English skills, both speaking and writing.

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English Phrasal Verbs with WEAR

WEAR AWAY

to disappear, to reduce gradually because something has been used a lot

ex. We couldn’t make out the names on the door because the letters had been completely worn away.

A bit of grass was worn away because of spring football practice.

WEAR DOWN

to reduce opposition gradually

ex. The “Iron Curtain” was an essential plank of the Cold War strategy to wear down the resistance of people.

The strategy was designed to wear down the enemy’s resistance.

WEAR SOMETHING DOWN

to use to a point where it starts to deteriorate

ex. I bought this jacket a year ago, but I wear it every day so it is completely worn down.

WEAR OFF

to become less intense, to stop gradually

ex. Your nervousness will wear off once the exams are over.

The effect of this drug should wear off in a couple of hours.

WEAR OUT

to make someone feel very tired, to exhaust

ex. Hard work will wear you out if you do not take breaks.

Worrying over work will wear you out.

WEAR (SOMETHING) OUT

to use to a point where it cannot be used anymore

ex. We’ll have to replace this wire, it is completely worn out.

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English Idioms with WEAR

WEAR AND TEAR

meaning: the damage that happens to something in daily use during a period of time (clothes, furniture, one’s health)

ex. This carpet is made from special fibres and should stand a lot of wear and tear.

Rental cars might not have a lot of miles or any obvious damage, but the engine is likely to have a lot of wear and tear.

This material is very strong. It should stand a lot of wear and tear.

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