Phrasal Verbs Using 'Key'

Key down

Relax, unwind

Example:I need to KEY DOWN before I go to bed.

Key in

Enter numbers or information into a computer or electronic system

Example:It took me ages to KEY IN all the information into the database.

Key in on

Focus attention on, single out

Example:They KEYED IN ON the person they believed had done it.

Key on

Target, focus on (sport)

Example:We will KEY ON the opposing team's lack of skills on defense.

Key to

Plan things to fit or suit people or situations

Example:Promotions are KEYED TO people's abilities.

Key up

Make someone excited or nervous

Example:The noise got us KEYED UP.