Phrasal verbs are verbs which are used with another word (an adverb or preposition) to create a commonly used phrase.
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Bringing up a child is a lot of work.
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My dog ran away.
Some ofther examples of phrasal verbs are run into, make up, get around to, pass away, take after, and turn off.