Phrasal Verb Affair 2 & 3
Terms in this set (30)
to find out how or what someone is doing; "John goes to ________ Maria."
to help someone understand the facts of a situation; "Let me ________ any doubts"
catch up on
to do work one should have done earlier; "Buddy was ________ some accounts"
come up with
to think of an idea or a plan; "He ________ the idea"
come down with
to become ill; "I was ________ a cold"
to make someone or something become moral or responsible; "I was trying to ________ my act"
cut down on
to reduce the amount of something; "I wanted to ________ alcohol"
come on to
to make clear that one is interested in someone; "some woman ________ me"
to become relaxed after being nervous or excited; "________, Maria!"
to help someonce out of a difficult situation; "He always ____ you ____ when you need an alibi"
to believe an idea, often a false one; "You expect me to ________ that story?"
to arise, "When things like this ________"
to depend on or be certain of someone or something; "I can't ________ you to tell the truth"
to introduce someone or something into a discussion; "Why are you ____ Melissa ____ the conversation?"
to try hard to repel or keep away; "I'm ________ a cold."
to tell someone all of your problems; "I don't want to ________ you"
to make someone get involved even if they don't want to; "I don't want to ____ you ____ this mess."
to tell someone about recent events they're unaware of; "_____me ___ on what John's been up to."
to think of a plan or idea, especially an unusual one; "Maybe I'm ______ the whole thing __."
to push on someone something they don't want; "He said that she _____ herself ___ him."
to think or talk about something unpleasant for too long; "Maybe I do ________ the negative too much."
to give freely; "Boy, he can really _____ it ___."
force out of
to make someone tell you something; "I didn't have to ____ it ____ him."
to result in; "You're scared your marriage is going to ________ divorce."
face up to
to accept or acknowledge an unpleasant fact or situation; "You don't want to ________ the fact that John's the cheating type."
to come to be in a particular situation without planning it; "I don't want you to ________ getting hurt again."
to think about something until you understand it; "You need to ________ what to do."
feel up to
to feel capable or well enough to do something; "I just don't ________ it today."
fill in for
to do someone's work; "I'll ________ you."
to complete a task; "I'll ________ at work."