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Published by Syed Arbab Ahmed
IDIOMS & PHRASAL VERBS with Sentences.
IDIOMS & PHRASAL VERBS with Sentences.

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Published by: Syed Arbab Ahmed on Aug 30, 2009
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 IDIOMS & PHARASAL VERBSPut away someoneto remove a criminal or mentally ill person from society. You have to put away the people who are so crazy that they are a danger to the rest of us.throw away somethingto fail to use an opportunity. Milton threw away his chance of promotion by beinglate almost every day. It's a chance to audition for the Metropolitan Opera — don't throwit away.settle downto accept responsibilities and behave in a more regular way than you have in the past. Larry met his wife in San Antonio, where they have settled down and started afamily.check into give your name when you arrive at a place. With all these security measures,you have to check in at least two hours hour before your flight.Usage notes: usually said about giving your name at a place you will be staying, such as ahotel, or before traveling on an aircraftfill in (for someone)to do someone else's job temporarily. He discovered his love of acting when hefilled in for a sick friend in a college play.log off to stop using a computer system. When the file transfer is complete, you can logoff the Web and launch your print program.set off to start going somewhere. He got a Guggenheim fellowship and set off for Mexico to write a novel. You need to be fit and well rested before you set off on a hikingtrip. When the car broke down, he set out on foot for help.tell off someoneto tell someone that their behavior is not acceptable. I was told off by my bestfriend, and it was a long time before I could forgive her. He's always been obnoxious andit's about time someone told him off.come ontell the truth. Oh, come on — you have no idea who stole your credit cards.Hole onTo have and keep in one's grasp: held the reins tightly.
check outTo settle one's bill and leave a hotel or other place of lodging.I am checking out from the hotel.leave out - prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results wereexcluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"sell outTo put all of one's goods or possessions up for sale.He is selling out his car.sort out - arrange or order by classes or categories;You need to sort out these documents.wear outTo make or become unusable through long or heavy useThis shirt is now wear out by me.work outTo accomplish by work or effort.Asif worked out his geometry problems.leave out - prevent from being included or considered or accepted;Salman butt left out from the Pakistani team squad.fall over (oneself)To display inordinate, typically effusive, enthusiasm: fell over themselves to impress thegeneral's wife.get over 1. To prevail against; overcome.2. To recover from:finally got over the my headache.turn over To rotate; cycle: The engine turned over but wouldn't start.come over To change sides, as in a controversy.He came over after meeting.come round - change one's position or opinion; "He came around to our point of view" blow up1. To come into being: A storm blew up.2. To fill with air; inflate: blow up a tire.
3. To explode: bombs blowing up. break upTo separate or be separated into pieces: She broke up a chocolate bar. The river ice finally broke up.catch upTo move fast enough to attain the same progress as another; draw even: caught up to theleader on the last lap of the race.cheer up - cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried to cheer up thedisappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"do up1. To adorn or dress lavishly: The children were all done up in matching outfits.2. To fasten: do up the buttons on a dress.fill up - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"grow upTo become an adult.- Asif is not a kid anymore he is grown up.hang up-To delay or impede; hinder: Budget problems hung up the project for months.hold upTo obstruct or delay.- Hold up this meeting till I come back.keep up-To persevere in; carry on: We asked her to stop talking, but she kept it up.speak up1. To speak loud enough to be audible.2. To speak without fear or hesitation.Will your please speak up so we can hear you.wake up - stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"do away with1. To make an end of; eliminate.2. To destroy; kill.He wants to do away with the problems he has.laugh atTo treat lightly; scoff at: a daredevil who laughed at danger.

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