Learn 15 Common Driving Phrasal Verbs in English

Learn common Driving phrasal verbs with their meaning and examples in English.

List of Common DRIVING Phrasal Verbs

DRIVING Phrasal Verbs

Back up

  • Meaning: Make a car go backwards
  • Example: See if you can back up a bit further.

Buckle up

  • Meaning: Fasten your seat belt in a car, plane etc.
  • Example: Please buckle up now; we’re about to land.

Cut off

  • Meaning: Block someone’s way
  • Example: A second policeman cut off his escape.

Drive by

  • Meaning: Do something out of a car
  • Example: He was killed in a drive-by shooting.

Fill up

  • Meaning: Put gasoline in the car until it’s completely full
  • Example: He filled up the tank with petrol.

Get out of

  • Meaning: Leave
  • Example: You must not get out of the car when it is in motion.

Pull over

  • Meaning: Stop on the side of the road
  • Example: She saw the ambulance coming up behind her and pulled over.

Run over

  • Meaning: Hit something/someone with a car and drive over them
  • Example: Jesica was run over by a car outside her house.

Slow down

  • Meaning: To decrease speed; to go slower
  • Example: Slow down! You’re driving too fast.

Turn off

  • Meaning: Stop a piece of equipment working temporarily by pressing a button
  • Example: You forgot to turn off your blinker after you merged.

Pull in

  • Meaning: Move to the side of the road
  • Example: We pulled in at the side of the road.

Pull out

  • Meaning: Move away from the side of the road, etc.
  • Example: A car pulled out in front of me.

Run into

  • Meaning: Crash into somebody/something
  • Example: The bus went of out control and ran into a line of people.

Knock down

  • Meaning: Hit somebody and make them fall to the ground
  • Example: She was knocked down by a bus.

Pick up

  • Meaning: Take someone in vehicle
  • Example: I’ll pick you up at six.

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Common Driving Phrasal Verbs

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2 responses on "Learn 15 Common Driving Phrasal Verbs in English"

  1. Run into
    • Meaning: Crash into somebody/something
    • Example: The bus went out of control and ran into a line of people.
    this is the correct sentence in which I changed the place of out and of.

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