Cause and effect -- verbs with off

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Cause and effect -- verbs with off
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2014-05-03 05:58:32
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English phrasal verbs in use
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  1. cause an explosion; make the alarm ring; cause a series of (unpleasant) events; make someone talk about their favourite thing
    set something/somebody off
  2. cause something to suddenly happen
    spark off something
  3. make something suddenly begin, often about a violent situation
    trigger off something
  4. make something happen
    bring about (e.g. changes)
  5. be the actual reason for something
    lie behind
  6. make someone recall the past
    bring somebody back
  7. decide that something is impossible
    rule out
  8. be caused by
    spring from
  9. "to set in motion; instigate; arouse or excite feelings and passions; provoke; ""incite a riot""; ""set off great unrest among the people"""
    stir up

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