Phrasal Verbs 1

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Phrasal Verbs 1
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2013-09-07 15:33:26
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Phrasals 1
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  1. Apply to*
    be relevant to somebody/something
  2. at odds with
    be very different to sth
  3. bolt * down
    eat sth very quickly
  4. bomb along
    travel very fast
  5. break away from *
    stop being part of sth
  6. butt in
    interrupt sb
  7. cheer * on
    give sb loud encouragement
  8. congregate around
    gather round (sb/sth) in a large group
  9. decide on *
    make up one's mind about sth
  10. dispose of *
    throw sth away
  11. face up to *
    accept sth (e.g. unpleasant truth)
  12. fall out with
    quarrel with sb (e.g. a former friend)
  13. fit * in
    find time in one's schedule to see/meet sb
  14. gain on *
    get nearer to sb/sth one is chasing
  15. get down to *
    start concentrating on sth
  16. get in
    arrive
  17. in the interests of
    for the sake of sb/sth
  18. let * down
    • 1. lower sb/sth
    • 2. cause sb to be disappointed
  19. let * in
    allow/enable sb/sth to enter
  20. let * off
    • 1. excuse sb from punishment/duty
    • 2. allow sb to leave a vehicle
    • 3. cause sth (e.g. firework) to explode
  21. let * out
    • 1. allow sb/sth to leave a room/building
    • 2. make sth (usu. clothing) wider
    • 3. offer sth (e.g. house) for rent/hire
  22. let up
    stop, become less in itensity/force
  23. on the run from *
    try to avoid being captured by sb
  24. set * aside
    • 1. keep sth for a future purpose
    • 2. discontinue sth for a period of time
  25. set off
    begin a journey
  26. set * off
    • 1. cause sth (e.g. a series of events) to start
    • 2. cause sth (e.g. a bomb) to explode
  27. set * out
    arrange or display sth
  28. set out for
    leave one place to go to another
  29. set out on
    leave at the start of a journey
  30. set out to
    intend to do sth
  31. set * up
    start sth (e.g. organisation)

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