Phrasal Verbs With 'Swear'

Swear by phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Have great confidence in
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: I SWEAR BY their products- they're the best on the market.

Swear down phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Promise that something is true
    (Intransitive | British English)
    » Example: He SWORE DOWN that he hadn't done it.

Swear in phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Take an oath to hold a public office
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: They SWORE her IN as mayor.

Swear off phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Decide to stop doing something, usually something harmful
    (Inseparable | British English)
    » Example: She SWORE OFF alcohol after getting incredibly drunk at her friend's wedding.