I am gonna share with you a list of 30 most common and useful verbs that beginning with F. As is known that verbs starting with F are widely used in daily conversations and writing. For example, Fly, Fight, Find, Fail, etc. Mastering these F words fluently will help you improve your English and express yourself more freely in a minute.
There is a fun fact about the letter F that you won’t be glad if you got an F in an exam, because F here is short for “failed” or “failure”, which means you’ve got the lowest grade and did not pass the exam. Without further ado, let’s dive into the list of verbs that start with F by Greenopolis.
Definition: to invent or produce something false in order to deceive someone
Example: He was late, so he fabricated an excuse to avoid trouble.
Definition: to not succeed in what you are trying to achieve or are expected to do
Example: She moved to London in the hope of finding work as a model, but failed.
Definition: to suddenly go down onto the ground or towards the ground without intending to or by accident
Example: Athletes have to learn how to fall without hurting themselves.
Definition: to be frightened of something or someone unpleasant
Example: Most older employees fear unemployment
Definition: to experience something physical or emotional
Example: “How are you feeling?” “Not too bad, but I’ve still got a slight headache.”
Definition: to use physical force to try to defeat another person or group of people
Example: There were children fighting in the playground.
Definition: to discover, especially where a thing or person is, either unexpectedly or by searching, or to discover where to get or how to achieve something
Example: I couldn’t find Andrew’s phone number.
Definition: to complete something or come to the end of an activity
Example: I’ll call you when I’ve finished my homework.
Definition: to shine brightly and suddenly, or to make something shine in this way
Example: Stop flashing that light in my eyes!
Definition: to grow or develop successfully
Example: My tomatoes are flourishing this summer – it must be the warm weather.
Definition: When a bird, insect, or aircraft flies, it moves through the air
Example: The poor bird couldn’t fly because it had a broken wing.
Definition: to give your full attention to what you are doing or to what is happening
Example: I’m finding it hard to focus today.
Definition: to move behind someone or something and go where he, she, or it goes
Example: She followed me into the kitchen.
Definition: to make food last a long time by storing it at a very low temperature so that it becomes hard
Example: I’ll freeze any food that’s left over.
Definition: to accept that something unpleasant is true and start to deal with the situation
Example: I think Phil has to face the fact that she no longer loves him.
Definition: to (cause to) lose colour, brightness, or strength gradually
Example: If you hang your clothes out in the bright sun, they will fade.
Definition: to (cause something to) become firmly fixed together, or in position, or closed
Example: Make sure your seat belt is securely fastened.
Definition: to give food to a person, group, or animal
Example: I usually feed the neighbour’s cat while she’s away.
Definition: to go to another place to get something or someone and bring it, him, or her back
Example: I have to fetch my mother from the station.
Definition: to make or become full; to use empty space
Example: I filled the bucket with water.
Definition: to remove solids from liquids or gases, or to remove particular types of light, using special equipment
Example: The water is filtered to remove any impurities.
Definition: to be the right size or shape for someone or something
Example: That jacket fits you perfectly.
Definition: to cause to fill or become covered with water, especially in a way that causes problems
Example: Our washing machine broke down yesterday and flooded the kitchen.
Definition: (especially of liquids, gases, or electricity) to move in one direction, especially continuously and easily
Example: Lava from the volcano was flowing down the hillside.
Definition: to change, especially continuously and between one level or thing and another
Example: Vegetable prices fluctuate according to the season.
Definition: to charge someone an amount of money as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law
Example: Drivers who exceed the speed limit can expect to be fined heavily.
Definition: to command a person not to do something
Example: He is forbidden from leaving the country.
Definition: to stop blaming or being angry with someone for something that person has done, or not punish them for something
Example: I don’t think she’s ever quite forgiven me for getting her name wrong that time.
Definition: to expect or think that something will happen
Example: We figured (that) you’d want to rest after your trip.
Definition: to make something happen or make someone do something difficult, unpleasant, or unusual, especially by threatening or not offering the possibility of choice
Example: I really have to force myself to be nice to him.
Congratulations on reading till the end of verbs starting with F. We hope you’ve found and learnt something new and interesting. There are a lot more F words that could be added to the list, but we think to start with a short yet useful list is a better choice and easier for fast improvement and continuous inspiration to keep on learning.
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