Phrasal verb nouns

 

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Many phrasal verbs can be used as nouns. Here's a list of some of them.

breakdown breakdown of communications
breakthrough NASA is set to reveal a major breakthrough in its search for planets.
breakup  
bust-up We had a bit of a bust-up.
cock-up It's only a matter of time before someone makes a cock-up of things.
cover-up  
drop-off There's been a significant drop-off in attendance.
handout  
meltdown Many parties on the left are in meltdown.
mix-up  
outbreaks  
pick-up  
shake-up  
   
turn-off Insecurity can be a real turn-off.