reach out

This page is about the phrasal verb reach out.

Meaning: to extend your arm in order to touch or take something with your hand

For example:

  • reach out Ronaldo reached out to shake hands with his fans, and then drove off.

  • reach out If you extend your finger in front of a baby, the baby will reach out and grasp it.

Quick Quiz:

If you reach out for something, you try to touch it with

a. your tongue

b. your hand

c. a ten-foot pole

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Contributor: Matt Errey