16 terms

A Phrasal Verb Affair to Remember- Chapter 1


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be up to
to be doing something (often something bad)
build up
to increase gradually
bring up
to introduce a subject
build on
to use something as a base for further development
add up to
to have a particular result
blow up
to explode with anger
brush off
to rudely ignore someone or their ideas
bring out
to yield or amount to
ask out
to invite someone on a date
back up
to support what someone is saying
bring on
to cause something unpleasant to happen
believe in
to have faith or trust in
break off
to suddenly end something
break down
to lose control of your emotions
burst into
to erupt in (laughter, tears, applause, etc.)
break up
to end an intimate relationship with someone