Phrasal verbs with " O "

Occur to: Enter one's mind.

Example: Didn't it OCCUR TO you to help me when you saw how much trouble I was in?



Open up: Start to talk freely about something.

Example: She hates to OPEN UP and discuss her feelings.


Open up: Open a shop or business for the day.

Example: They OPEN UP at seven in the morning.


Open up: Allow goods into a market.

Example: Before they joined the WTO, they had to OPEN UP their markets.


Operate on: Perform surgery.

Example: She was OPERATED ON for eight hours.


Opt for: Choose.

Example: I OPTED FOR an endowment mortgage and lost a lot of money.


Opt in: Choose to be part or a member of something.

Example: If you want them to notify you of updates, you have to OPT IN.


Opt into: Choose to be a member or part of something.

Example: I OPTED INTO the scheme.


Opt out: Choose not to be part of something.

Example: The UK OPTED OUT of a lot of EU legislation on working hours and conditions.


Owe to: Be the reason for something.

Example: She OWES her success TO hard work and determination.


Own up: Confess.

Example: Nobody OWNED UP to breaking the window.

Last modified on Четверг, 09 Февраль 2017 08:55

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