Phrasal Verbs With 'Die'

We have 7 phrasal verb definition related to 'die'.

Die away

Meaning:

Become quieter or inaudible (of a sound)

Example:

The last notes DIED AWAY and the audience burst into applause.

Die back

Meaning:

When the parts of a plant above ground die, but the roots remain alive

Example:

The plant DIES BACK in the winter.

Die down

Meaning:

Decrease or become quieter

Example:

It was on the front pages of all the papers for a few days, but the interest gradually DIED DOWN.

Die for

Meaning:

Want something a lot

Example:

I'm DYING FOR the weekend- this week's been so hard.

Die off

Meaning:

Become extinct

Example:

Most of the elm trees in the UK DIED OFF when Dutch elm disease arrived.

Die on

Meaning:

Die or cease to function at an important time

Example:

My computer DIED ON me the night before I had to submit my paper.

Die out

Meaning:

Become extinct or disappear

Example:

Some scientists say that the dinosaurs DIED OUT when a comet hit the earth and caused a nuclear winter.


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