To chip in


Yesterday was my  best friend’s birthday so a few of us chipped in and bought her a new bicycle.

To chip in is the phrasal verb we are going to look at. Can you guess the meaning?

Here is an example:

We all chipped in and finished painting in one day.

To chip in means to help or to contribute.

How about another example?


If everyone chips in 5 dollars we can afford the pizza.

To chip in is an inseparable phrasal verb.

She asked each parent to chip in what they could so the students could go on a trip to the museum.

There you go! Keep practicing your phrasal verbs…



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