Phrasal verbs beginning with X-Z. Select a phrasal verb for more details.
If you yank at something, you pull it repeatedly.
to want something very much
If you zero in on something, you focus on it or put your attention on it.
If you zip around, you move quickly from place to place.
to do up a zipper in a piece of clothing or in a bag
If someone zones out, they look blankly ahead without paying attention, maybe because they're tired or bored or affected by drugs.
If you're zonked out, you're very tired and you feel like resting or going to sleep.
If a photographer or a camera zooms in, the image changes so that it looks as if the camera is moving closer to the object being photographed or filmed.