常用phrase搭配A-C

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Act Up
1. Act in a stupid or silly manner/way.
2. For a machine, to not work properly.
Add Up
Make sense; fit together logically.
Ask After
Enquire about the health of someone or general news about them.
Ask Out
Ask out for a date.
Ask Over
Invite to house.
Back Down
Not follow a threat.
Back Away/Off
Not follow a threat, withdraw.
Back Out Of
Withdraw support.
Back Up
1. Move backwards/in reverse.
2. Confirm facts or information.
Call After
Give the same name as something else.
Call In
Manufacturer recalls a faulty product.
Call In On
To visit for a short time.
Call Off
Cancel, postpone.
Call Up
Ask someone to join the military in wartime.
Calm Down
Cause a person to become calmer.
Care About
Be concerned, worried about something.
Care For
1. Look after, provide food, shelter, etc for someone.
2. Like something.
Get/Be Carried Away
To be filled with emotion, lose self-control.
Carry sb. Back to
Cause to remember.
Carry It Off
To do something very difficult with success.
Carry On
1. Continue
2. Complain, moan.
3. Have relationship with.
Carry Out
Do, perform.
Carry Over
Hold for later discussion.
Carry Through
Complete a promise, threat.
Carve Out
Achieve something using hard work.
Cash In
Take advantage of currently favorable circumstances...which may change.
Cast Out
Force a person to go away, leave.
Cast Round For
To look for, search quickly.
Catch On
1. Become popular.
2. To realize, understand.
Catch Out
Discover a person doing wrong: lying, stealing, cheating, etc.
Catch Up With
Reach same position as someone.
Go ahead. I have to do something and I
Catch Up On
1. Get self up to date with news, friends, etc.
2. Do something which you have ignored recently.
Call Up
Ask someone to join the military in wartime.