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ask around
ask many people the same question
add up to something
equal
back something up
reverse
back somebody up
support
blow up
explode
blow something up
add air
break down
stop functioning (vehicle, machine)
break down
get upset
break something down
divide into smaller parts
break in
force entry to a building
break into something
enter forcibly
break something in
wear something a few times so that it doesn't look/feel new
break in
interrupt
break up
end a relationship
break up
start laughing (informal)
break out
escape
break out in something
develop a skin condition
bring somebody down
make unhappy
bring somebody up
raise a child
bring something up
start talking about a subject
bring something up
vomit
call around
phone many different places/people
call somebody back
return a phone call
call something off
cancel
call on somebody
ask for an answer or opinion
call on somebody
visit somebody
call somebody up
phone
calm down
relax after being angry
not care for somebody/ something
not like (formal)
catch up
get to the same point as somebody else
check in
arrive and register at a hotel or airport
check out
leave a hotel
check somebody/ something out
look at carefully, investigate
check out somebody/ something
look at (informal)
cheer up
become happier
cheer somebody up
make happier
chip in
help
clean something up
tidy, clean
come across something
find unexpectedly
come apart
separate
come down with something
become sick
come forward
volunteer for a task or to give evidence
come from some place
originate in
count on somebody/ something
rely on
cross something out
draw a line through
cut back on something
consume less
cut something down
make something fall to the ground
cut in
interrupt
cut in
pull in too closely in front of another vehicle
cut in
start operating (of an engine or electrical device)
cut something off
remove with something sharp
cut something off
stop providing
cut somebody off
take out of a will
cut something out
remove part of something (usually with scissors and paper)
do somebody/ something over
beat up, ransack (BrE, informal)
do something over
do again (AmE)
do away with something
discard
do something up
fasten, close
dress up
wear nice clothing
drop back
move back in a position/group
drop in/ by/ over
come without an appointment
drop somebody/ something off
take somebody/ something somewhere and leave them/it there
drop out
quit a class, school etc
eat out
eat at a restaurant
end up
eventually reach/do/decide
fall apart
break into pieces
fall down
fall to the ground
fall out
separate from an interior
fall out
(of hair, teeth) become loose and unattached
figure something out
understand, find the answer
fill something in
to write information in blanks, as on a form (BrE)
fill something out
to write information in blanks, as on a form (AmE)
fill something up
fill to the top
find out
discover
find something out
discover
get something across/ over
communicate, make understandable
get along/on
like each other
get around
have mobility
get away
go on a vacation
get away with something
do without being noticed or punished
get back
return
get something back
receive something you had before
get back at somebody
retaliate, take revenge
get back into something
become interested in something again
get on something
step onto a vehicle
get over something
recover from an illness, loss, difficulty
get over something
overcome a problem
get round to something
finally find time to do (AmE: get around to something)
get together
meet (usually for social reasons)
get up
get out of bed
get up
stand
give somebody away
reveal hidden information about somebody
give somebody away
take the bride to the altar
give something away
ruin a secret
give something away
give something to somebody for free
give something back
return a borrowed item
give in
reluctantly stop fighting or arguing
give something out
give to many people (usually at no cost)
give something up
quit a habit
give up
stop trying
go after somebody
follow somebody
go after something
try to achieve something
go against somebody
compete, oppose
go ahead
start, proceed
go back
return to a place
go out
leave home to go on a social event
go out with somebody
date
go over something
review
go over
visit somebody nearby
go without something
suffer lack or deprivation
grow apart
stop being friends over time
grow back
regrow
grow up
become an adult
grow out of something
get too big for
grow into something
grow big enough to fit
hand something down
give something used to somebody else
hand something in
submit
hand something out
to distribute to a group of people
hand something over
give (usually unwillingly)
hang in
stay positive (informal)
hang on
wait a short time (informal)
hang out
spend time relaxing (informal)
hang up
end a phone call
hold somebody/ something back
prevent from doing/going
hold something back
hide an emotion
hold on
wait a short time
hold onto somebody/ something
hold firmly using your hands or arms
hold somebody/ something up
rob
keep on doing something
continue doing
keep something from somebody
not tell
keep somebody/ something out
stop from entering
keep something up
continue at the same rate
let somebody down
fail to support or help, disappoint
let somebody in
allow to enter
log in (or on)
sign in (to a website, database etc)
log out (oroff)
sign out (of a website, database etc)
look after somebody/ something
take care of
look down on somebody
think less of, consider inferior
look for somebody/ something
try to find
look forward to something
be excited about the future
look into something
investigate
look out
be careful, vigilant, and take notice
look out for somebody/ something
be especially vigilant for
look something over
check, examine
look something up
search and find information in a reference book or database
look up to somebody
have a lot of respect for
make something up
invent, lie about something
make up
forgive each other
make somebody up
apply cosmetics to
mix something up
confuse two or more things
pass away
die
pass out
faint
pass something out
give the same thing to many people
pass something up
decline (usually something good)
pay somebody back
return owed money
pay for something
be punished for doing something bad
pick something out
choose
point somebody/ something out
indicate with your finger
put something down
put what you are holding on a surface or floor
put somebodydown
insult, make somebody feel stupid
put something off
postpone
put something out
extinguish
put somethingtogether
assemble
put up with somebody/ something
tolerate
put something on
put clothing/ accessories on your body
run into somebody/ something
meet unexpectedly
run over somebody/ something
drive a vehicle over a person or thing
run over/ through something
rehearse, review
run away
leave unexpectedly, escape
run out
have none left
send something back
return (usually by mail)
set something up
arrange, organize
set somebody up
trick, trap
shop around
compare prices
show off
act extra special for people watching (usually boastfully)
sleep over
stay somewhere for the night (informal)
sort something out
organize, resolve a problem
stick to something
continue doing something, limit yourself to one particular thing
switch something off
stop the energy flow, turn off
switch something on
start the energy flow, turn on
take after somebody
resemble a family member
take something apart
purposely break into pieces
take something back
return an item
take off
start to fly
take something off
remove something (usually clothing)
take something out
remove from a place or thing
take somebody out
pay for somebody to go somewhere with you
tear something up
rip into pieces
think back
remember (often + to, sometimes + on)
think something over
consider
throw something away
dispose of
turn something down
decrease the volume or strength (heat, light etc)
turn something down
refuse
turn something off
stop the energy flow, switch off
turn something on
start the energy, switch on
turn something up
increase the volume or strength (heat, light etc)
turn up
appear suddenly
try something on
sample clothing
try something out
test
use something up
finish the supply
wake up
stop sleeping
warm somebody/ something up
increase the temperature
warm up
prepare body for exercise
wear off
fade away
work out
exercise
work out
be successful
work something out
make a calculation

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