Phrasal verbs

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  1. bring up (brought) ex. She has brought up two children on her own
    look after until adult
  2. cut down on ex. I've decided to cut down on smoking
    educe the amount of
  3. catch up with ex. They are too far ahead for us to catch up with them
    reach the same place as
  4. come up against ex. I'm afraid we've come up against a problem we can't solve
    meet, find
  5. come up with ex. Have you come up with an answer yet?
    think of
  6. drop in on ex. I dropped in on Bill ad Sheila on my way home.
    visit for a short time
  7. face up to ex. You must face up to reality!
    accept, deal with
  8. feel up to ex. You must feel up to going to work
    have the strength and energy to do
  9. get away with ex. Jack stole the money and got away with it
    do something bad and not be punished
  10. get along / on with ex. Do you get along/on with your new boss?
    have good relations with
  11. get on with ex. Stop talking and get on with your work!
    continue with
  12. get out of ex.I managed to get out of working late
    avoid a esponsibility
  13. get round to ex. I haven't got round to decorating yet
    find time to do
  14. get up to ex. what has young Bill been getting up to?
    do something bad
  15. go in for ex. Do you go in for sailing?
    have as a hobby
  16. grow out of ex. Julie has grown out of playing with dolls
    become too old for
  17. keep up with ex. You're going too fast! I can't keep up with you!
    Stay in the same place as
  18. look down on ex. Our neighbours look down on anyone without a car
    feel superior to
  19. look up to ex. I really look up to my teacher
  20. look forward to ex. We are looking forward to our holiday
    think we will enjoy
  21. make up for ex. This wonderful dinner made up for the bad service
    compensate for
  22. put up with ex. I can't put up with these screaming children!
    accept without complaining
  23. run out of ex. Oh dear, we've run out of petrol!
    have no more of
  24. stand up for ex. You must learn to stand up for yourself!
  25. ask after ex. Jim asked after you yesterday
    ask for news of
  26. call for ex. I'll call for you at six
    come to your house and collect you
  27. call on ex. I called on some friends in Plymouth
    visit for a short time
  28. come across ex. Joe came across this old painting in the attic
    find by chance
  29. come into ex. Sue came into a large sum of money
    • inherit
    • наследявам, получавам наследство
  30. count on ex. I'm counting on you to help me
    • depend on
    • завися, разчитам, уповавам се
  31. deal with ex. How can we deal with the traffic problem?
    take action to solve a problem
  32. do without ex. we'll have to do without a holiday this year
    manage without having
  33. get at ex. What are you getting at?
  34. get over ex. Barry has got over his illness now
    recover from
  35. go over ex. Let's go over our plan once more
    discuss the details
  36. join in ex. Try to join in the lesson as much as you can
    • take part in, contribute to
    • допринасям, спомагам, съдействувам, способствувам
  37. live on ex. They live on the money her father gives them
    have as income
  38. look into ex. The government is looking into the problem
  39. look round ex. Let's look round the town today
    look at everything
  40. make for ex. Where are you making for exactly?
    go in the direction of
  41. pick on ex. My teacher is always picking on me
    choose a person to punish
  42. run into ex. I ran into Steve in the supermarket yesterday
    meet by chance
  43. see about ex. well have to see about getting you an office
    make arrangements
  44. see to ex. Can you see to the dog's food?
    • attend to, take care of
    • обръщам внимание, слушам, изпълнявам (поръчка)
  45. stand for
    • I won't stand for such rudeness! (tolerate)
    • Andrew is standing for parliament (be a candidate for)
  46. take after Helen takes after her mother
    have the same characteristics as
  47. carry out ex. You haven't carried out my instructions
    act upon
  48. call off ex. We have decided to call off the match
  49. clear up
    • Could you clear up your room please? (make tidy)
    • The weather is clearing up. (improve)
  50. fill in
    • Can you fill in this form please? (complete by writing)
    • Our teacher was ill, so Mrs Frost filled in. (take someone's place)
  51. find out ex. I want to find out what happened
    learn about, discover
  52. give away
    • The millionaire gave all his money away (make a gft of)
    • Jill asked me not to give her secret away (make something known)
  53. give up
    I've decided to give up eating meat (stop doing something)
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Phrasal verbs
2013-12-12 21:15:29

Phasal verbs 12.12.2013
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