Phrasal Verbs

fill in (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb fill in (1)


If you fill in a form, you complete it by writing in the spaces provided.


fill out, complete (formal)

For example

  • fill sth in Take this form and fill it in with your details.

  • fill in sth If you want to get a visa, you'll have to fill in a couple of forms and then they'll give you an interview.

Nouns often used as objects with fill in (1): form, spaces, details, missing word, name, address

Both "fill in" and "fill out" can have this meaning, and both are correct.

Quick Quiz

If you want to get the job, you'll have to fill in the

a. job advertisement

b. job interview

c. application form

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