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Phasal verbs 12.12.2013
bring up (brought) ex. She has brought up two children on her own
look after until adult
cut down on ex. I've decided to cut down on smoking
educe the amount of
catch up with ex. They are too far ahead for us to catch up with them
reach the same place as
come up against ex. I'm afraid we've come up against a problem we can't solve
come up with ex. Have you come up with an answer yet?
drop in on ex. I dropped in on Bill ad Sheila on my way home.
visit for a short time
face up to ex. You must face up to reality!
accept, deal with
feel up to ex. You must feel up to going to work
have the strength and energy to do
get away with ex. Jack stole the money and got away with it
do something bad and not be punished
get along / on with ex. Do you get along/on with your new boss?
have good relations with
get on with ex. Stop talking and get on with your work!
get out of ex.I managed to get out of working late
avoid a esponsibility
get round to ex. I haven't got round to decorating yet
find time to do
get up to ex. what has young Bill been getting up to?
do something bad
go in for ex. Do you go in for sailing?
have as a hobby
grow out of ex. Julie has grown out of playing with dolls
become too old for
keep up with ex. You're going too fast! I can't keep up with you!
Stay in the same place as
look down on ex. Our neighbours look down on anyone without a car
feel superior to
look up to ex. I really look up to my teacher
look forward to ex. We are looking forward to our holiday
think we will enjoy
make up for ex. This wonderful dinner made up for the bad service
put up with ex. I can't put up with these screaming children!
accept without complaining
run out of ex. Oh dear, we've run out of petrol!
have no more of
stand up for ex. You must learn to stand up for yourself!
ask after ex. Jim asked after you yesterday
ask for news of
call for ex. I'll call for you at six
come to your house and collect you
call on ex. I called on some friends in Plymouth
visit for a short time
come across ex. Joe came across this old painting in the attic
find by chance
come into ex. Sue came into a large sum of money
наследявам, получавам наследство
count on ex. I'm counting on you to help me
завися, разчитам, уповавам се
deal with ex. How can we deal with the traffic problem?
take action to solve a problem
do without ex. we'll have to do without a holiday this year
manage without having
get at ex. What are you getting at?
get over ex. Barry has got over his illness now
go over ex. Let's go over our plan once more
discuss the details
join in ex. Try to join in the lesson as much as you can
take part in, contribute to
допринасям, спомагам, съдействувам, способствувам
live on ex. They live on the money her father gives them
have as income
look into ex. The government is looking into the problem
look round ex. Let's look round the town today
look at everything
make for ex. Where are you making for exactly?
go in the direction of
pick on ex. My teacher is always picking on me
choose a person to punish
run into ex. I ran into Steve in the supermarket yesterday
meet by chance
see about ex. well have to see about getting you an office
see to ex. Can you see to the dog's food?
attend to, take care of
обръщам внимание, слушам, изпълнявам (поръчка)
I won't stand for such rudeness! (tolerate)
Andrew is standing for parliament (be a candidate for)
take after Helen takes after her mother
have the same characteristics as
carry out ex. You haven't carried out my instructions
call off ex. We have decided to call off the match
Could you clear up your room please? (make tidy)
The weather is clearing up. (improve)
Can you fill in this form please? (complete by writing)
Our teacher was ill, so Mrs Frost filled in. (take someone's place)
find out ex. I want to find out what happened
learn about, discover
The millionaire gave all his money away (make a gft of)
Jill asked me not to give her secret away (make something known)
I've decided to give up eating meat (stop doing something)