Unit_69_Australian and American phrasal verbs

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Unit_69_Australian and American phrasal verbs
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2015-04-11 14:58:23
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This phrasal verb set is based on 'English Phrasal Verbs in Use' by Michael McCarthy and Felicity O'Dell.
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  1. bawl out (Am) = tell off (Br)
    speak angrily to someone
  2. call around (Am) = phone / ring round
    telephone several people in order to find out some information
  3. call around (Br)
    visit someone
  4. figure out (Am) = suss out (Br) = work out (Br)
    find the solution to a problem
  5. goof off (Am) = mess about / around (Br)
    behave stupidly or waste time doing unimportant things
  6. wash up (Am) = freshen up (Br)
    clean your face with soap and water
  7. wash up (Br)
    wash the dishes
  8. barrack for (Au) = cheer for (Br)
    give support to a team or person
  9. belt into (Au) = throw yourself into (Br)
    begin to do something quickly and with a lof of effort
  10. get into (Au) = lay into (Br)
    criticise
  11. shoot through (Au) = do a runner (Br)
    leave a place suddenly and often secretly

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