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Phrasal Verbs

write out

This page is about the phrasal verb write out

Meaning: to write information on an official document before giving it to someone

Synonym: make out

For example:

  • write sth out The parking officer ignored my explanation as she wrote the parking ticket out and gave it to me.

  • write out sth I waited as the doctor wrote out a prescription for the medicine I needed.

Nouns often used as objects with write out: speeding ticket, parking ticket, prescription, receipt, warrant

Quick Quiz:

Louis watched angrily as the police officer wrote out

a. his concert ticket

b. his speeding ticket

c. his lottery ticket

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Contributor: Matt Errey