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L5 Idioms 12-13

Essential Idioms Lesson 12-13

TermDefinition
up to date modern; current, timely
out of date not modern; not current, not timely; no longer available in published form
to blow up to inflate, to fill with air; to explode, to destroy (or be destroyed) by explosion
to catch fire to begin to burn
to burn down to destroy completely by fire; to burn slowly, but completely (usually said of candles)
to burn up to destroy completely by fire; to make angry or very annoyed; to tick off
to burn out to stop functioning because of overuse; to make tired from too much work
stands to reason to be clear and logical
to break out to become widespread suddenly; (also, to break out of prison)
as for regarding, concerning; as to
for one thing for example, for instance - examples follow the words in a sentence
to feel sorry for to pity, to feel compassion for; to take pity on
to break down to stop functioning
to turn out to become or result; to appear, to attend (also: to come out)
once in a blue moon rarely, infrequently
to give up to stop trying; to stop a bad habit; to surrender
to cross out to cancel by marking with a horizontal line
to take for granted not to appreciate fully; to assume to be true without giving much thought
to take into account to consider a fact while evaluating a situation
to make clear to clarify, to explain
clear cut clearly stated, definite, apparent, easy to understand
to have on to be wearing
to come to to regain consciousness; to equal, to amount to
to call for to require; to request, to urge
Created by: eslgirl
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