Stock up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To stock up is to buy a lot of something.

Examples of use:

1. We’re going on safari in Africa next week so we have stocked up on suncream.

2. I’ve stocked up on food this week because my family are staying with me.

3. She stocks up on fruit and vegetable so that she doesn’t eat biscuits or cakes.

infinitive
stock up
present simple
stock up and stocks up
-ing form
stocking up
past simple
stocked up
past participle
stocked up

Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘stock up‘ in a sentence?

What do you stock up on? Do you stock up on food or drink when you have family celebrations?

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