Skip to Content

EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub
Vocabulary : English Phrasal Verbs : Phrasal Verb of the Day

Phrasal Verb of the Day

wear in

Today: Sun, 20 Apr 2014

RSS Feed RSS Feed

Meaning: If you wear in something like a pair of shoes, you wear them for short periods until they fit properly and feel comfortable.

For example:

  • wear in sth Footballers will wear in a new pair of boots before using them in a match.

  • wear sth in Don't forget to wear your walking boots in properly before you leave for your trek in Nepal.

Quick Quiz:

I went on lots of short walks to wear in my
  1. new socks
  2. new shoes
  3. new feet

Grammar explanation: separable and non-separable phrasal verbs

Get the ebook:
1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context

This entry is in the following categories:

Terms | Privacy | Contact | Report error

EnglishClub Group EnglishClub EasyEnglish ESLDepot Teflnet

© 1997-2014 EnglishClub