Phrasal Verb 'stop'

We have 11 phrasal verb definition related to 'stop'.

Stop around

Meaning:

Visit someone for a short time.

Example:

Why don't you STOP AROUND my place on your way back?

Stop back

Meaning:

Return somewhere

Example:

I'll STOP BACK this afternoon when you're free.

Stop behind

Meaning:

Stay somewhere when other people leave

Example:

I STOPPED BEHIND at the end of the lecture to ask a couple of questions.

Stop by

Meaning:

Visit somewhere briefly or quickly

Example:

I must STOP BY the supermarket and pick up some things for dinner.

Stop in

Meaning:

Stay at home

Example:

I was feeling tired so I STOPPED IN last night.

Stop in

Meaning:

Visit briefly

Example:

I STOPPED IN at my aunt's after work.

Stop off

Meaning:

Break a journey

Example:

We STOPPED OFF for lunch about halfway there, then carried on driving.

Stop out

Meaning:

Be out late, especially when you are expected home

Example:

Her parents were annoyed because she STOPPED OUT all night.

Stop over

Meaning:

Stay somewhere when on a journey

Example:

I STOPPED OVER in Bangkok for a couple of days on my way back from Tokyo.

Stop up

Meaning:

Stay up late

Example:

I STOPPED UP last night watching the film.

Stop up

Meaning:

Fill or block something

Example:

I STOPPED UP the bottle with a cork.