Phrasal Verbs Using 'Plough'

Plough back

Re-invest money you have made into a business

Example:We PLOUGHED BACK all the profits to grow the company.

Plough into

Collide into at speed

Example:The bus skidded and PLOUGHED INTO the bus stop.

Plough on

Continue doing something you don't want to

Example:It was really boring, but we PLOUGHED ON.

Plough through

Eat a big meal

Example:We PLOUGHED THROUGH all seven courses.

Plough through

Read something that is difficult or takes a lot of time

Example:It took me ages to PLOUGH THROUGH 'Ulysses'.

Plough through

Move through somewhere where there is little space or there are obstacles

Example:The boat had to PLOUGH THROUGH the ice.

Plough up

Break the surface of soil

Example:The tractor PLOUGHED UP the field so they could sow the seed.