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1. decorate=make it more attractive,to wear more formal then usually wear.
Ex:You could dress this house up with some bright colors
1.visit someone unexpectedly
Ex:I was in the area so I DROPPED IN at the office to see her.
1.quit an organized activity
Ex: Yuri isn't on the team any more. He dropped out.
Ex: He decided to drop out and spend his life traveling.
1. complete,to add information name or address in the empty spaces on an document.
Ex:I FILLED IN the application form and posted it off.
2. substitute, to do someone's job for them while they are away.
Ex:Who is going to fill in while you're gone?
1.solve something, understand
Ex:I finally figured the joke out. Now I understand why everybody was laughing.
fall out with
1.have an argument with
Ex:I had a falling out with my sister last month and we haven't talked to each other since.
1.if a group die off,the members die one by one until none exist.
Ex:Whales are in danger of dying off.
1.rise (from sitting position or a bed)
Ex:What time did you get up this morning?
2.to organize something by asking people to take part in it or provide help.
Ex:Local people got up a petition against the factory closure.
1. recover (a cold, a disease, an ex-boyfriend)
Ex:Jennifer still hasn't gotten over her breakup with Peter.
2. to find a way to solve problem
Ex:There are many hurdles still to get over before the new restaurant can open.
3. used for saying that you are very surprised.
Ex: I just can't get over how well we played!
4.Communicate, make people understand
Ex:He makes jokes to help GET his message OVER.
5. to do something or allow something to happen, because you want it to be finished or to start something else.
Ex:We decided to get the holidays over before we started decorating the house.
get on with
1.have a good relationship
Ex:Do you get on with your neighbors?
2.continue an activity
Ex:Now that the police have left, let's get on with the party!
1. continue doing something especially with more effort.
Ex:Can we please get on ,because there are a lot of thing to discuss.
2. Make progress, deal with something with a reasonable degree of success
EX: How are you GETTING ON with your Spanish lessons?
3. Become old, age
Ex: He's GETTING ON now and doesn't work so hard.
4.put on (clothes)
Ex: You should get your jacket on because it's going to be cold.
5.enter (a bus, train), mount (a horse, a bike)
Ex:Get on my bike and I will give you a ride home.
6.have a good relationship
Ex:Natasha doesn't get on with her co-workers.
Ex:I must be GETTING ON; I have other things to do this evening.
1.send (a package)
Ex:I finally got my sister's birthday present off yesterday.
2.remove ( a spider from your shirt)
Ex:Can you get this spider off my shirt?
3.leave (a bus, plane, train, boat)
Ex:We need to get off the bus at the next stop.
4.Finish, leave work
Ex: I like to GET OFF early on Fridays.
Ex:He GOT OFF on a technicality and left the court a free man.
6. start a journey
Ex:We need to GET OFF early to avoid the rush hour traffic.
7.Help a baby or child sleep
Ex: I can't GET the kids OFF because of the noise from next door.
8.Manage to fire a gun
Ex:She GOT OFF a few shots before she was arrested.
9.Say or write something funny
ExShe GOT OFF some jokes at the start of her presentation.
1.fill to the top
Ex:Fill the car up with unleaded gas, please.
2. if you fill someone up or they fill up, they eat enough food so they no longer feel hungry.
Ex: They fill me up cakes and sandwiches.
1. discover a fact or piece of information.
Ex:We may never find out the truth about what happened.
2. to discover that someone has been dishonest.
Ex: It was a matter of time before someone found him out.
1.have a good relationship
Ex:Do you and your sister get along?
2. to manage to continue doing something or make progress in a situation.
Ex: I got along much better in my new job.
Ex: It's late, We must be getting along.
get away with
1.do something against the rules or illegal and not get caught or punished.
Ex:They have repeatedly broken the law and got away with it.
1. to arrive at home or work.
Ex: You got in very late last night.
2. to be accepted to study at a school or chosen to play for s team.
Ex: It's a very exclusive school, you have to pass an exam to get in.
3.Arrange for someone to do a job in your home, workplace, etc
Ex: We're getting a plumber in to fix the leak.
4.enter ( a car, a small boat)
Ex:Get in the front seat. You will have more leg room.
Ex:The police told the thief to give his gun up.
Ex:Never give up learning English!
3.Allow someone to sit in your chair, take your place, etc
Ex: I GAVE UP my seat to a pregnant woman.
Ex:I yelled at the dogs to make them go away.
2. to stop existing or being noticeable
Ex: The pain should go away in a couple of hours.
Ex:When are you going back to your house?
2.Have a long history
Ex:He and I GO BACK a long way- we were at school together.
1.try to achieve
Ex:Our team is going for the gold medal in the Olympics.
2.to like a particular type thing or person.
Ex: I don't really like horror films.
3. to choose a particular thing
Ex: I think I'll go for the steak, What are you having?
4. attack someone physically
Ex: The dog went for the postman and bit him.
5. to be sold for a particular amount of money
Ex: We expect to go for about 500 dollars.
go in for
1. to enjoy a particular thing or activity
Ex: I don't go in for golf much.
2. Enter a competition or sit an exam
Ex: His school has suggested he go in for the competition.
3. Make a career choice
Ex: Have you thought about GOING IN FOR teaching?
1. to start working in a particular type of job or business.
Ex: Alex has decided to go into nursing.
2.discuss in detail
Ex:I really don't want to go into that now.
Ex:Please, go on. Don't let me interrupt you.
Ex:This place is a mess! What went on here last night?
3. If electricity supply goes on, it start working.
Ex:I heard the TV go on in the next time.
Ex:They asked me how the project was GOING ON.
1. stop burning ( a fire)
Ex:The fire went out after three days.
2. take part in social activities (usually at night)
Ex:They love to go out every Saturday night.
3. to travel to a place that is far way.
Ex: She wished she had been able to go out to South Africa.
1. examine in detail, study carefully
Ex:I need to have my lawyer go through this contract before I sign it.
2. to experience something difficult or unpleasant.
Ex: I can't really imagine what they're going through.
3. to spend, use or eat all of something, especially quickly.
Ex: He has gone through his money by the end of the first week.
4. to practice all of something such as a speech , song or a play.
Ex: Let's go through your lines one more time.
go through with
1. Do or complete something you've agreed to
Ex:He did promise, but I doubt that he'll GO THROUGH WITH it.
Ex: I had to GO WITHOUT lunch today because I didn't have any time.
2.manage without having something.
Ex: They're not coming, so we'll have to go without their help.
1.mature; become adult.
Ex: Your brother needs to grow up and start thinking about his future.
Ex:The president is going to hand his decision down on health care tonight.
2.to give clothes, toys to a younger child when an old child no longer needs them.
Ex:When my clothes got too small for me as a child, I handed them down to my sister.
Ex:I have to hand in an offer by March 12.
1. to give something to someone.
Ex:Hand your car keys over. You're too drunk to drive.
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