Useful phrasal verbs for Problems with meaning and examples. Using Phrasal Verbs to talk about problems in English.
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- Meaning: Discuss a problem with someone before deciding what to do
- Example: You’ll find it helpful to talk things over with a friend.
- Meaning: Try to understand or find a solution to a difficult problem
- Example: I have been wrestling with this problem for quite some time.
Run up against
- Meaning: Deal with unexpected problems or a difficult opponent
- Example: We ran up against some unexpected opposition.
- Meaning: Think carefully about the possible results of something
- Example: They had failed to think the policy through.
- Meaning: Solve a problem or situation
- Example: If you have a problem, the welfare officer can help you sort yourself out.
- Meaning: Begin to work hard at something
- Example: I’m going to have to knuckle down to some serious study.
Run into problems
- Meaning: Start to experience difficulties
- Example: The event was going well, however at the last moment we ran into a few problems.
- Meaning: Take the necessary action, especially in order to solve a problem
- Example: The council has failed to deal with the problem of homelessness in the city.
Useful phrasal verbs for Problems.