Phrasal Verbs Starting With M

Phrasal verbs start with ‘M’ (Phrasal Verbs With M). A Phrasal verb like Magic away, Man down, Man up, Marry in, Marry off, Marry out, Marry up, Mash up, and more.

Phrasal Verbs With M

Magic away

Meaning: Make something disappear quickly
Example: He magicked the bill away and paid for us all before I could get my wallet out.

Man down

Meaning: Behave without courage or conviction
Example: The experienced lawyer talked that man down.

Man up

Meaning: Behave with courage or conviction
Example: People rushed to help the old man up when he slipped on the ice.

Marry in

Meaning: Marry someone of the same ethnicity, religion, etc
Example: They that marry in green, their sorrow is soon seen.

Marry off

Meaning: Find a husband or wife for someone, especially your children
Example: Well, never again will I let a darky on this place marry off it.

Marry out

Meaning: Marry someone of a different ethnicity, religion, etc
Example: Her parents disowned her and refused to speak to her when she married out.

Marry up

Meaning: Match, correspond
Example: We plan to marry up with the other party of team on the other side of the mountain.

Marry up

Meaning: Join together or compare to see if they’re the same
Example: The two halves of the structure didn’t marry up.

Mash up

Meaning: Crush something until it becomes a paste
Example: Rechargeable batteries can mash up with programmable solar cells.

Mash up

Meaning: Mix sources of audio, video or other computer sources.
Example: Mash up a few aspirin with enough water to make a paste and use like spackle to fill tiny holes.

Max out

Meaning: Take something to the limit, reach a limit
Example: Maxed out and running on all cylinders might be more accurate.

Meet up

Meaning: See someone after making an arrangement
Example: Perhaps we should separate now and meet up later.

Meet up with

Meaning: See someone after arranging to meet them
Example: I meet up with Julie every time I go to Washington.

Meet with

Meaning: Have something happen to you
Example: I’ve been invited to meet with the American Ambassador.

Meet with

Meaning: Receive or cause a reaction
Example: Management will meet with union representatives next week.

Melt down

Meaning: Heat something solid, especially metal, until it becomes liquid
Example: Some of the guns were melted down and used to help build a statue.

Mete out

Meaning: Give people harsh punishments or treatment
Example: Schools should not mete out physical punishment to children.

Mill around

Meaning: Walk around without going anywhere
Example: Crowds of students were milling around in the street.

Miss out

Meaning: Not do something enjoyable or rewarding
Example: Don’t miss out on the fantastic bargains in our summer sale.

Miss out

Meaning: Not include
Example: Prepare food in advance to ensure you don’t miss out on the fun!

Miss out on

Meaning: Lose a chance, fail to achieve
Example: Young people do not miss out on Compact opportunities by remaining in education.

Mix up

Meaning: Confuse
Example: Don’t mix up the bottles – you’ll have to repeat the experiment if you do.

Mix up

Meaning: Make something lively
Example: Depressed people may mix up their words.

Mock up

Meaning: Make a model of something to show or test it
Example: We can mock up a model of the actual stage for the company to practise on.

Moggy off

Meaning: Leave (‘moggie off’ is also used.)
Example: We moggied off early.

Monkey around

Meaning: Not be serious
Example: It is dangerous to monkey around in the workshop.

Mooch about

Meaning: Spend time doing little or nothing
Example: I Mooched about the whole afternoon because I didn’t feel like working.

Mooch around

Meaning: Spend time doing little or nothing
Example: I Mooched around the house all day.

Mop up

Meaning: Resolve a problem
Example: You’d better mop up that pool of water on the floor before father sees it.

Mop up

Meaning: Kill or capture the last few enemy soldiers after a victory.
Example: Troops combed the area to mop up any remaining resistance.

Mope about

Meaning: Move around being miserable
Example: Go out and have some fun, child. Don’t mope about in the house all day.

Mope around

Meaning: Move around being miserable
Example: He moped around the office for a while, feeling bored.

Mount up

Meaning: Increase over time
Example: I am appalled that children can mount up debts unbeknown to their parents.

Mouth off

Meaning: Speak angrily about something
Example: It’s just like Richard to go shooting his mouth off about other people’s affairs.

Muddle along

Meaning: Continue without a clear aim or plan
Example: Students are often left to muddle along; the help they may need is not forthcoming, even in tutorials.

Muddle through

Meaning: Do or achieve something without knowing what is required or having a plan
Example: The team managed to muddle through another season.

Muddle up

Meaning: Take things that are ordered or sequenced and mess them up
Example: I often muddle up Richard with his brother.

Muddle up

Meaning: Mistake a person or thing for someone or something else because they look similar
Example: It’s easy to muddle up some Spanish and Italian words.

Mug up

Meaning: Study quickly, revise
Example: Mug up as much as you can about the country before your trip.

Mug up on

Meaning: Study something quickly, revise
Example: Students have no choice But to mug up on it if they want to progress further.

Mull over

Meaning: Think about an issue or problem
Example: He’s mulling over the proposals before making any changes.

Muscle in

Meaning: Become involved in something when your involvement is not wanted
Example: A journalist has tried to muscle in on my exclusive story.

Muscle in on

Meaning: Become involved in something despite opposition to your involvement
Example: Other criminals have been trying to muscle in on the place.

Muscle into

Meaning: Become involved even though there is opposition to your involvement
Example: We will put military muscle into the mutual defence pact.

Muscle out

Meaning: Use power, contacts, etc, to force someone out
Example: The heart beats thick, Big trout muscle out of the dead cold.

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