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Of a thing, to deflect or reflect off of a surface.
pay a visit to (someone).
meet or find by chance.
Come up with
produce something, especially when pressured or challenged.
to depend on someone to do what you want or expect them to do for you
to take action in order to achieve something or in order to solve a problem
used to describe a place where people can go, usually to get help or advice, at any time without making an appointment
Face up to
to accept that a difficult situation exists
Feel up to
to have the energy to do something
to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group
Get on with
to start or continue doing something, especially work
to accept an unpleasant fact or situation after dealing with it for a while
Go in for
to do something regularly, or to enjoy something
examine, consider, or check the details of
Grow out of
become too large to wear
to show someone that you are sexually attracted to them
to become involved in an activity with other people
Keep up with
to continue to be informed about something
Leap out at
If something leaps out at you, you notice it immediately
Look down on
to think that you are better than someone
to try to notice someone or something
Look forward to
to feel pleased and excited about something that is going to happen
to examine the facts about a problem or situation
Look up to
to admire and respect someone
to criticize, punish, or be unkind to the same person often and unfairly
to increase or improve
to put the parts of something into place
If a vehicle pulls out, it starts moving onto a road or onto a different part of the road
to affect other people's opinion of someone or something, especially in a bad way
Run out of
to abandon a romantic relationship
to prepare for or deal with an action or event, or to arrange for something to be done.
to be much better than other similar things or people
Stand up for
to defend or support a particular idea or a person who is being criticized or attacked
to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character.
how much people start to use or accept a service, or sometimes a product, that has become available to them.
to explain an idea, a plan, etc. to someone so that they understand it
Tune in/ out
to watch or listen to a particular television or radio programme or station
Make up for
to take the place of something lost or damaged or to compensate for something bad with something good