Phrasal Verb 'spring'

We have 6 phrasal verb definition related to 'spring'.

Spring back

Meaning:

Return to original position after being bent, forced or when pressure is removed

Example:

The lock SPRINGS BACK when the key is turned.

Spring for

Meaning:

Pay for, often generously

Example:

She is going to SPRING FOR all their medical bills.

Spring from

Meaning:

Appear suddenly and unexpectedly

Example:

He SPRANG FROM the bushes when I walked past.

Spring from

Meaning:

Be the cause of something

Example:

His anger SPRINGS FROM his feelings of insecurity.

Spring on

Meaning:

Surprise someone

Example:

They SPRUNG a birthday party ON me at work.

Spring up

Meaning:

Appear suddenly

Example:

Charity shops are SPRINGING UP in the recession.