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Phrasal Verbs set 1

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break down to stop working (machinery)
bring up to raise a child
call off to cancel
come across to find by chance
cut off to disconnect, interrupt, or discontinue something or someone
fall through to fail to happen or be completed (plans, arrangements, schemes, etc.).
get on well to have a good relationship
go off 1. to go bad 2. to start ringing (about an alarm)
keep on to continue
look forward to to want, wish, anticipate, to be eager for something to happen.
put off to postpone
take after to look or be like an older relative.
pick up to improve, to learn by chance
make out to see, hear, or understand (something or someone), often with difficulty
back up to support
turn down an offer to refuse an offer
give up to stop trying to do something (often because it is too difficult).
give away to reveal
take on to employ
set up to establish
turn away to refuse admittance
run up against to encounter - usually a problem
make up one's mind to decide, make a decision
put by to save money
look down on to think that someone (or something) is inferior, low or worthless; to disapprove of (someone or something).
get by to survive financially
fall behind to go more slowly than other people so that they gradually move further ahead of you
show off to behave to attract attention
split up to end a relationship
Created by: ewqua
 

 



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