Commonly Used Informal And Formal Verbs

Frequently used formal and informal verbs

Here are some of the commonly used used informal and formal verbs. Differentiate these informal and formal verbs in your informal and formal usage.

1 say sorry ➖ apologize, apologize

2 go up ➖ increase

3 go down ➖ decrease

4 set up ➖ establish

5 look at ➖ examine

6 blow up ➖ explode

7 find out ➖ discover

8 bring about ➖ cause

9 put off ➖ postpone, delay

10 rack up ➖ accumulate

11 make up ➖ fabricate

12 stand for ➖ represent

13 find out ➖ discover, ascertain

14 leave out ➖ omit

15 point out ➖ indicate

16 go against ➖ oppose

17 get in touch with ➖ contact

18 It’s about ➖ It concerns, It’s in regards to

19 need to ➖ required

20 think about ➖ consider

21 get ➖ obtain

22 put up ➖ tolerate

23 deal with ➖ handle

24 seem ➖ appear

25 show ➖ demonstrate, illustrate, portray

26 start ➖ commence

27 keep ➖ retain

28 free ➖ release

29 get on someone’s nerves ➖bother

30 ring up ➖ call

31 show up ➖ arrive

32 let ➖ permit

33 fill in ➖ substitute, inform

34 block ➖ undermine

35 give the go-ahead, greenlight ➖ authorize

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