4 English Phrasal Verbs With 'STRING'

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We have definitions for 4 phrasal verbs with 'STRING'

4 phrasal verbs with 'STRING'

String along

  1. Deceive someone for a long time
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: They kept saying they were interested, but they were just STRINGING me ALONG
  2. Accompany someone because you haven't got anything better to do
    (Intransitive | International English)
    » Example: Is it alright if I STRING ALONG with you tonight?

String out

  1. Make something last as long as possible
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: There was half an hour to go, so I STRUNG the questions OUT as long as I could.

String together

  1. Put words together into a coherent text
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: I was so nervous in the interview that I could hardly STRING a sentence TOGETHER.

String up

  1. Hang somebody
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: The rebels STRUNG the soldiers UP after they captured them.

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Quiz for Verb: 'To STRING'

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