Phrasal Verbs with DOWN

BACK DOWN (intransitive) to concede in a disagreement The mugger backed down when he saw that Max was carrying a 9mm handgun. BREAK DOWN (intransitive) to stop functioning John had to learn to become a good mechanic as his car was always breaking down. BREAK DOWN (intransitive) to lose control of one's emotions Max broke down in tears when he heard that Mary had been arrested. BRING DOWN (separable) to cause to fall Michael Moore is hoping to bring the Bush administration down. BURN DOWN (separable) to destroy by fire Please don't smoke in bed for you may burn the house down. CALM DOWN (separable) to stop being emotionally distressed Max was so upset that nothing could calm him down. COME DOWN (intransitive) to become sick Max came down with the flu. COME DOWN (intransitive) to reduce to the essential element In politics everything really just comes down to the economy. COME DOWN (intransitive) to precipitate, fall from clouds

Snow has been coming down for about 2 hours now. COME DOWN (intransitive) to descend, fall, go down It?s been hot all day. Finally the temperature is starting to come down a bit. COME DOWN (intransitive) to criticize Max came down on Mary for not washing the dishes after dinner. COPY DOWN (separable) to record in writing Max told Mary about the idea. She copied it down and sold it to the highest bidder. CUT DOWN (inseparable) to reduce Max decided to cut down his alcohol consumption. DIE DOWN (intransitive) to decrease The noise from the party finally died down around four in the morning. FALL DOWN (intransitive) to fall to the ground or floor Mary fell down and hurt her left knee. GET DOWN (intransitive) to descend or lower Max got down on his knees and prayed. GET DOWN (intransitive) give one?s consideration or attention (used with to) Now that we?ve finished lunch, I am ready to get down to business. GET DOWN (separable) to depress, exhaust or discourage Talking about politics really gets me down.

GET DOWN (separable) to put in writing Did you get everything I said down? GO DOWN (intransitive) to go under; to drop below the horizon; to sink I hope to get to the beach before the sun goes down. GO DOWN (intransitive) to ingest Water goes down especially well after a long hard soccer match. HOLD DOWN (separable) to keep a job Mary has never been able to hold down a job. HUNT DOWN (separable) to pursue to find or capture someone or something Max hunted the waitress down, so that he could order dinner. JOT DOWN (separable) to copy down or make a note of Max jotted down a few notes as the professor spoke. KEEP DOWN (separable) to control; subdue; repress You can have a party, but please keep the noise down as much as possible. KNEEL DOWN (intransitive) to go down on your knees Before he goes to bed, Max kneels down to pray. LET DOWN (separable) to disappoint The team let the coach down. LIE DOWN

PUT DOWN (separable) to insult or make disparaging remarks about someone I feel sorry for Max. MARK DOWN (separable) to write or make a note on something Max marked the phone number down so that he wouldn?t forget it. SETTLE DOWN (intransitive) to become calm. QUIET DOWN (separable) to be less noisy Class. to start living a quiet family life Max started to look for a wife because he thought it was time to settle down. MARK DOWN (separable) to reduce prices K-mart often marks its prices down. PUT DOWN (separable) to kill a sick or injured animal (usually out of mercy) The vet said it was necessary to put down the race horse because of its broken leg.(intransitive) to recline I like to lie down in my hammock and read. I'm trying to think. please quiet down. PULL DOWN (separable) to pull something so that it comes down When Max drinks too much. PLAY DOWN (separable) to make something seem less important Max played down his car accident so that his mother wouldn't get worried. SETTLE DOWN . Everytime he and Mary get together with their friends Mary puts him down in front of everybody. he sometimes pulls his pants down in public.

take apart Max took down his tent and went home.(separable) to get someone to become calm Settle John down. SHOOT DOWN (separable) to make something hit the ground by shooting it yugoslavia shot down one US warplane. TAKE DOWN (separable) to dismantle. The bartender waters down all of the drinks. WEAR DOWN (separable) to cause to be worn or weak . TAKE DOWN (separable) to lower one's self-esteem Mary's constant criticism has taken Max down considerably. It's too loud. WATER DOWN (separable) to make weaker Don't go to that bar. TURN DOWN (separable) to decrease Please turn the radio down. TURN DOWN (separable) to reject Bill asked 100 girls to go out on a date with him. disassemble. All but one turned him down. The neighbors are trying to sleep. SIMMER DOWN (intransitive) to become less angry Bill allowed his wife to simmer down before he asked for forgiveness. TAKE DOWN (separable) to lower Max took his pants down so that the nurse could give him an injection.

Phrasal Verbs with IN ASK IN (separable) to request someone to come in At the end of the date. BRING IN (separable) to reach a verdict .Your constant nagging is wearing me down. WRITE DOWN (separable) to record in writing In that class. BREAK IN (intransitive) to forcibly enter a building Max called the police when he thought he heard someone breaking in. It's likely to be on the test. you'll get beat up. BRING IN (separable) to arrest someone. I asked Mary in. BLEND IN (intransitive) to match or look the same as the surroundings In Max's neighborhood. you should write down everything that the professor says. if you don't blend in. BASH IN (separable) to damage something by hitting it violently Vandals bashed in the windows of my new Lamborghini. to bring someone to the police station (usually for questioning) The police brought Max in for robbing the bank. BREAK IN (separable) to work or repeatedly use something so that it becomes comfortable or easily usable Max's shoes hurt him as he had not yet broke them in.

airport.. COLOR IN (separable) to fill with color (usually an outline) Max happily colored in the pictures in his textbook. BRING IN (separable) to earn money Jill hates her new job. BUTT IN (intransitive) to enter a conversation uninvited "Excuse me for butting in. FIT IN (intransitive) to get along with others in a group . but I couldn't help overhearing. COME IN (intransitive) to be received (signal) No matter how much Max adjusted the antenna. COME IN (intransitive) to arrive. FILL IN (separable) to complete where needed Please fill in the blanks. the radio station just didn?t come in very well. or hospital) The terrorist sweated nervously as he checked his baggage in. COME IN (intransitive) to place in a race or contest Frank came in second in the Boston Marathon." CHECK IN (separable) to register(usually at a hotel.The judge declared a mistrial because the jury could not bring in a verdict. but she?s bringing in a lot of money.. get in News came in that next year?s car models have just come in.

make smaller Max lost a lot of weight and had to have all of his pants taken in. to receive as a guest. but Max kept jumping in. so she locked him in. JUMP IN (intransitive) to join an activity while it?s in progress. or lodger The Smiths took Barney in while he was in town. to interrupt I was telling the story to Mary. RUSH IN (intransitive) to enter quickly The students rushed in because they were eager to learn. LOCK IN (separable) to lock the door so that someone can't leave Mary was afraid that Max might flee. PENCIL IN (separable) to schedule someone or something tentatively I will pencil our meeting in for tomorrow at two o'clock. .Bill decided to go into politics when he discovered he didn't fit in anywhere else. GET IN (intransitive) to arrive When did you get in from Paris? HAND IN (separable) to turn in or give work you have done Max was embarrassed about handing in his homework late. STAY IN (intransitive) to not go out Bill decided to stay in this weekend because he was tired of going out. TAKE IN (separable) to give shelter to. TAKE IN (separable) to reduce in size.

GET INTO (inseparable) to be involved with If you get into the wrong crowd. you are likely to get into a lot of trouble. Phrasal Verbs with INTO BREAK INTO (inseparable) to forcibly enter Mary broke into the car to steal the stereo. COME INTO (inseparable) to acquire Mary came into a lot of money when her grandfather passed away. LOOK INTO (inseparable) to investigate The grand jury is looking into the allegations that bribes influenced the mayor's actions.TAKE IN (separable) to see for enjoyment We took in the sights in the morning and took in a movie later in the evening. TRADE IN (separable) to exchange something (usually used) for payment or partial payment for something else. RUN INTO (inseparable) to meet unexpectedly I was surprised when I ran into Bill on the way to the store yesterday. TURN IN (separable) to submit or give work done for someone Max turns in his homework almost always on time. Max traded his old jalopy in as a down payment on a new BMW. TALK INTO .

happen in a particular manner The meeting came off as well as could be expected. Andre went on to win the US Open. CALL OFF (separable) to cancel Mary decided to call off her wedding with max. COME OFF (intransitive) to appear George doesn?t come off as being very intelligent. DROP OFF (separable) to unload or deliver (on the way to somewhere else) If you?re going to the store. Phrasal Verbs with OFF BLOW OFF (separable) to remove with powerful force The bomb blew the roof off the house.(separable) to persuade to do something Max talked Mary into going to Mexico with him. could you drop me off at Mary?s house on the way? DROP OFF (intransitive) to decline (in number) . COME OFF (intransitive) to fare. DOZE OFF (intransitive) to fall asleep You know you're a boring speaker when your entire audience dozes off. COME OFF (inseparable) to have recently completed or recovered from After coming off a nasty hip injury.

Towards the end of the school year university enrollment numbers drop off a little. GO OFF (intransitive) to explode. GO OFF (intransitive) to happen in a particular manner Mary's dinner party last night went off very well. KEEP OFF (inseparable) to not consume Scott is having a difficult time keeping off drugs. GET OFF (intransitive) to receive extreme pleasure Max gets off on burning ants with his magnifying glass. FIGHT OFF (separable) to keep something or someone away Bill had trouble fighting all of the young ladies off. GET OFF (inseparable) to dismount Max got off his bicycle to tie his shoe GET OFF (separable) to give great pleasure Burning ants gets Max off. GET OFF (intransitive) to receive a lesser punishment than what might be expected Mary got off with only two years in prison for the attempted murder of Max. detonate Bombs went off all around the city. . KEEP OFF (inseparable) to not walk on Please keep off the grass.

he was just showing off. PUT OFF (separable) to postpone Many students put off doing their homework until it is almost too late. RIP OFF (separable) to steal something Max ripped twenty dollars off from that old lady. LOP OFF (separable) to cut something off (a limb or branch of a tree) The carpenter accidentally lopped off two of his fingers when he was cutting some wood. NOD OFF (intransitive) to fall asleep (usually not intending to) Mary nodded off in English class. SHAVE OFF (separable) to remove hair by shaving Michael Jordan first shaved off all of his hair when he was in his twenties. SHOW OFF (separable) to try to impress by doing or showing When Bill did that trick with the cigar.LAY OFF (separable) to dismiss from a job General Motors usually lays workers off just before Christmas so that the CEO can get a large bonus. PAY OFF (separable) to pay all of the money you owe Some day I hope to pay off my student loans. . READ OFF (separable) to read aloud items from a list or display The coach read off the names of the players cut from the team.

SHRUG OFF (separable) to dismiss something as unimportant The president shrugged off his extremely low poll numbers. TURN OFF (separable) to switch a machine or electrical device to the off posiiton Please turn off the lights when you leave the room. WEAR OFF (separable) to no longer affect someone Oh no. TURN OFF (separable) to disgust Selfish people really turn me off. I'm not that kind of girl. It's hot in here. call the doctor. please wipe off the table and wash the dishes. Take you hand off my knee. you must have your seatbelt on and your seat must be in its upright position. TIP OFF (separable) to inform Max tipped off the police about the imminent terrorist attack. TAKE OFF (intransitive) to depart (aircraft) When the plane takes off. the drugs are wearing off. WIPE OFF (separable) to clean a surface by dragging a towel or sponge across it After dinner. TAKE OFF (separable) to remove from something I'm going to take my jacket off. TEAR OFF (separable) to remove something by tearing Chastain made headlines when she tore off her jersey after scoring the winning goal. .

CATCH ON (intransitive) to become popular Max is hoping that being short.Phrasal Verbs with ON ADD ON (separable) to increase or enhance something by joining or uniting something to it We've decided to add on another bedroom to the house. COME ON . study. BONE UP ON (inseparable) to review. BRING ON (separable) to cause to appear Bring on the birthday cake! BRUSH UP ON (intransitive) to practice. CARRY ON (intransitive) to continue Max was not sure if he could carry on any longer. CHEER ON (separable) to support or encourage with shouts of praise The crowd at the marathon cheered the runners on. to improve your skill or knowledge Max went back to school to brush up on mathematics. or practice a subject for a short period of time I need to bone up on my math as I have a university entrance exam at the end of the month. and bald will catch on. COME ON (inseparable) to advance progressively Our soccer game ended as darkness came on. fat.

but is actually quite fun. PUT ON (separable) to dress oneself with. KEEP ON (intransitive) to continue No matter how many times you fail. mislead for amusement . I need to tie my shoe. to wear. to don Mary put her best dress on. you must keep on trying. I'm tired of talking about that. LOOK DOWN ON (inseparable) to consider inferior The rich lady looked down on the poor homeless people in the park. become available I wish the electricity would come on again. COME ON (intransitive) to start running. PUT ON (separable) to fool. HOLD ON (intransitive) to wait Hold on a moment. MOVE ON (intransitive) to progress onwards Let's move on. perform The theater group put on a great show. It?s dark in here DRAG ON (intransitive) to continue for what seems to be an extrememly long time The politicians speech dragged on and on. PUT ON (separable) to produce.(intransitive) to project a particular personal image Mary comes on as a very serious person.

TURN ON (separable) to switch on . BAIL OUT . She refused. TURN ON (separable) to excite pleasurably Mathematics turns me on. to cause to operate or flow Max was bored so he turned the TV on.You're putting me on! TAKE ON (separable) undertake. acquire Max took on a lot of new responsibilities. BAIL OUT (intransitive) to quit or stop doing something (usually when experiencing difficulties) The congressional candidate bailed out of the race because there was no hope that he could raise enough money to win. Phrasal Verbs with OUT ASK OUT (separable) to request someone to go on a date with you I asked Mary out again. TRY ON (separable) to put clothes on to see if it fits Be sure to try athletic shoes on before you buy them. assume. TAKE ON (separable) to contend against an opponent I think I can take on Mike Tyson. BAIL OUT (intransitive) to jump out of an airplane (usually when it?s going to crash) Luckily the pilot bailed out before his plane hit the side of the mountain.

BLACK OUT (intransitive) to lose consciousness momentarily Max had a very severe headache and blacked out several times. to come into public view. COME OUT (intransitive) to become known. so I had to cross out my mistakes instead. COME OUT (intransitive) to reveal that oneself as homosexual After years of trying to act straight. to debut The news of the candidates past sexual misconduct came out just before the election. BREAK OUT (intransitive) to suddenly develop or erupt A riot broke out in Los Angeles today. Max finally came out. DISH OUT .(separable) to rescue someone from a difficult situation Max?s uncle bailed him out of the financial problems he was having. COME OUT (intransitive) to turn out. CROSS OUT (separable) to draw a line through something I didn?t have an eraser. result Everything came out fine in the end COME OUT (intransitive) to declare one?s position publicly The senator came out against gay marriage. but he chickened out. so his doctor admitted him to the hospital. CHICKEN OUT (intransitive) not to do something because of fear Max wanted to ask Mary out on a date.

EMPTY OUT (intransitive) to be vacated by people The concert hall emptied out as soon as the concert was over. GET OUT (separable) cause to escape or leave . so he stayed home and had a TV dinner. FIND OUT (separable) to learn or discover Mary was mad when she found out that she was adopted. EVEN OUT (separable) to make something measure the same as something else Max has trouble evening out his sideburns since one ear is lower than the other.(separable) to allocate. EMPTY OUT (separable) to remove everything from a container making it empty Max emptied the refrigerator out. EAT OUT (intransitive) to go out to a restaurant to eat Max was tired of eating out. GET OUT (intransitive) to become known The news about Mary got out very quickly. GET OUT (intransitive) to escape or leave Sam wouldn't stop talking so we asked him to get out. Max dished out some delicious fruit salad for desert. dispense. or distribute food from a container After dinner. DROWN OUT (separable) to make a sound inaudible with a louder sound Max uses his iPod to drown out all of the people?s voices around him.

to protect someone's interests Most politicians just look out for themselves and their wealthy constituents. PASS OUT (separable) to distribute . PASS OUT (intransitive) to lose consciousness Mary was so tired that she passed out as soon as she got home. They have little regard for the average person. KNOCK OUT (intransitive) to make someone unconscious That last drink I had really knocked me out.Please get that cat out of here. watchful. KICK OUT (separable) to force to leave The bouncers kicked Max out of the bar for starting a fight. LOCK OUT (separable) to lock the door so that someone can't enter Jane locked Jack out of the bathroom because she wanted some privacy. HAND OUT (separable) to distribute Lee Harvey often handed out leaflets on the street corner. GIVE OUT (inseparable) to distribute Mary is very happy that they give needles out at the local clinic. LEAVE OUT (separable) to not include A margarita is not a margarita if you leave the tequila out. LOOK OUT (intransitive) to be careful.

RUSH OUT (intransitive) to exit quickly The workers all rushed out because it was time to go home. PUT OUT (separable) to publish. extend The workers put out considerable effort to get the job done on time. PICK OUT (separable) to choose When shopping for watermelon. SELL OUT (separable) to compromise one's values for personal gain . PUT OUT (separable) to expel Please put the cat out. PUT OUT (separable) to extinguish The firefighters put the fire out. issue The government put out a news brief to misinform the public.The teacher passed the assignment out. PRINT OUT (separable) to print something from a computer I need to buy some more paper for my printer so that I can print out my report for history class. I like to pick out the biggest. PUT OUT (separable) to exert. RENT OUT (separable) to grant temporary use or occupancy in exchange for payment Max rents one of the rooms in house out to make a little extra money.

SORT OUT (separable) to arrange or separate by type. category. STAY OUT (intransitive) to not return home past the regular time Bill got angry when his wife stayed out all night. The tickets have been sold out SHOUT OUT (separable) to speak very loudly. STAND OUT (intransitive) to be prominent or conspicuous Max's car stands out among all of the cars in the parking lot because of its florescent green paintjob. THAW OUT (intransitive) to change from a frozen state to a non-frozen state . TAKE OUT (separable) to extract. to announce Max shouted the directions to his house out. I guess power and money mean more to her than what she said were her personal values.Catherine sold out. Max sorted his socks out. remove Max takes out the trash every night. SELL OUT (separable) to sell everything in the store We can't go to the concert. TAKE OUT (separable) to take someone on a date Max took Mary out to a fancy restaurant. class. SORT OUT (separable) to resolve problems or difficulties Max tried to sort out the misunderstanding he had with Mary. etc.

The ice-covered lakes thaw out in the springtime. TURN OUT (separable) to switch off Please turn out the reoccur(disease). THROW OUT (separable) to discard Mary threw out all of her old malfunction(machine) I think I'll stand rather than sit because my hemorrhoids are acting up again ADD UP (intransitive) to result in a certain total I've calculated that over and over. WALK OUT (intransitive) to leave as a sign of protest The workers walked out to protest the low wages. THAW OUT (separable) to cause something to change from a frozen state to a non-frozen state by warming it The warm sun thawed out the icy sidewalk. Phrasal Verbs with UP ACT UP (intransitive) to behave poorly(human). BACK UP (separable) to make copies of computer files just in case something happens to the original files . but it just doesn't add up. TRY OUT (separable) to test to see if something is suitable I'm going to try out some new recipes for dinner this week.

BACK UP (separable) to help or support I will back my friends up no matter what they do. and offered her a ride. Jim's job was to blow them up. BACK UP (separable) to go in reverse When Steve passed the beautiful girl hitchhiking on the freeway. BLOW UP (intransitive) to suddenly become angry The teacher blew up when she discovered that the students hadn't done their homework. BREAK UP (separable) to cause to disperse or scatter What time did the cops break the party up last night? BRING UP (separable) to raise or rear . BEAT UP (separable) to hurt someone by hitting and/or kicking them repeatedly The bully beat the other kids up for their lunch money. backed up.Please be sure to back up your files before you go home each day. BLOW UP (separable) to inflate Al's job was to sell the balloons. he just balls everything up and throws it in a bag. BLOW UP (separable) to explode or to destroy something with an explosion Mary was arrested for blowing up Max's car with a homemade bomb. BALL UP (separable) to roll or form something into a round shape When max does his laundry. he immediately stopped the car. instead of folding everything nicely when it?s done.

BRING UP (separable) to mention When talking to Mary. COME UP (intransitive) to be mentioned In Max's conversation with Mary. the topic of their wedding never came up. DIG UP (separable) to look for and find hidden things or information Mary was paid thousands of dollars to dig up some dirt on that promising politician. CRANK UP (separable) to increase the power or volume Every time that song comes on the radio. CHEER UP (intransitive) to become happier or less miserable Max cheered up at the end of the night.Mowgli was a boy brought up by wolves. CALL UP (separable) to telephone Mary called the priest up to tell him the wedding was off. but nothing we did worked. CHEER UP (separable) to make someone become happier or less miserable We tried very hard to cheer Mary up. I crank it up. CLEAN UP (separable) to clean completely When living with others it is important to clean up after yourself. COME UP (intransitive) to approach. . draw near Mary came up and introduced herself. Max never brings up her criminal record.

DREAM UP (separable) to think of (something new) The CIA and the KGB were always dreaming up new ways of keeping tabs on each other. DRESS UP (separable) to put on formal or very nice clothing Mary likes to dress her son up to go to church. but please fill up the tank before you return it. . END UP (intransitive) to arrive at a destination or result which may be unplanned or unexpected Max drank so much last night that he ended up in a strange bed in a strange apartment.DRAW UP (separable) to prepare Lee Harvey was happy to have the Soviets draw up the assassination plans. to climb Mary gets up at sunrise to go jogging every morning. FREE UP (separable) to make something available (it was previously unavailable) Getting fired from my job freed up my schedule quite a bit. Now I can go to the beach anytime I want. FILL UP (separable) to fill completely You can borrow my car. EAT UP (separable) to finish a meal You must eat up all of your vegetables before you can have cake. DRINK UP (separable) to finish a drink Bobby drank his juice up and went to bed. GET UP (intransitive) to rise to one's feet or arise from bed.

or abandon Max gave up smoking ten years ago. Once Boxmart has destroyed all of its competition in a certain area. they hike up their prices. to terminate a phone call Max gets irritated with Mary for not hanging up her clothes after she does the laundry. Max hiked up his pants. HURRY UP (intransitive) to do faster Hurry up. HIKE UP (separable) to suddenly raise in amount Every summer oil companies hike up gas prices. GROW UP (intransitive) to change from child to adult Mary thinks that Max will never grow up.GET UP (separable) to cause to rise Mary got Max up early this morning so that he could make her breakfast. GIVE UP (separable) to stop. HUSH UP (intransitive) to become quiet After the teacher screamed at the top of her lungs. so they wouldn't get wet. We are running late. quit. HIKE UP (separable) to pull up or raise (usually clothing) When he crossed the flooded street. . HANG UP (separable) to place something on something (usually a hook or hanger) so that it doesn't touch the ground. the children hushed up. HUSH UP (separable) to make someone become quiet The teacher hushed up the kids.

KEEP UP (intransitive) maintain a required pace or level in competition (often in lifestyle) Max spent all of his money and time trying to keep up with his neighbors. LINE UP (intransitive) to stand in a line The prisoners had to line up before they could enter the dining hall. LINE UP (separable) to put in a row Max likes to line up his dominos and then knock them down. KEEP UP (separable) to prevent from going to sleep The neighbor's barking dog kept me up all night. or booklike source Mary decided to look up her ex-boyfriend's phone number MAKE UP (separable) to invent (a story) Bill is good at making up stories to get himself out of trouble. to persist. MEASURE UP . LIFT UP (separable) to elevate something Max could not lift Mary up because she was too heavy. LOOK UP (separable) to find information in a book.KEEP UP (separable) to maintain in good condition. KEEP UP (intransitive) to stay informed Max reads the newspaper in order to keep up with current events. persevere in Excellent work! Keep it up.

OPEN UP (intransitive) to talk openly Max was the only one that Mary would ever open up to. RACK UP (separable) to accumulate in number (score) You?d better watch where you park.(intransitive) to reach a standard or expectation Mary would not marry Max because she felt that he just didn't measure up. MESS UP (separable) to make disorganized or messy Please do not mess up the house. she is allergic to flowers. Unfortunately. provide food a shelter to The government put the refugees up in temporary housing. SAVE UP . You?re really racking up the parking tickets. PERK UP (separable) to cause to be more cheerful or lively Tom brought some flowers to Mary in the hospital. PUT UP (separable) to raise. RIP UP (separable) to tear something into pieces The teacher ripped Max's test up because he caught Max cheating. PERK UP (intransitive) to become more cheerful or lively The movie perked up a little at the end. but overall it was quite dull. erect. We are having guests over tonight. He was hoping to perk her up with them. build The construction workers put the buildings up in just a few days. PUT UP (separable) to accommodate.

I can't hear you. TAKE UP (separable) to pursue.(separable) to collect money for future use Max is saving up for a brand new car. THROW UP (separable) to vomit . organize. SPLIT UP (separable) to divide The bank robbers split the money up equally. TANGLE UP (separable) to twist and mix together into a confused mass Max accidentally tangled the electrical cords up. TAKE UP (separable) to consume or fill time or space Homework takes up all of my time. or configure Max asked Mary to set up his computer. SPEAK UP (intransitive) to speak more loudly Speak up. SCREW UP (separable) to make a mistake or do something wrong Max screwed up his relationship with Mary. turn one's interest to Max decided to take up golfing. SET UP (separable) to start. STAND UP (intransitive) to rise to an erect position All of the people in the courtroom stood up when the judge entered.

TURN UP (separable) to increase Please turn the radio up. make neat Max had better tidy up his office before the boss comes back from vacation. put in order.Mary ate so many cookies that she threw up. TIDY UP (separable) to clean. ZIP UP (separable) to close with a zipper Everyone was staring because Max forgot to zip up his pants. USE UP (separable) to use all of Max used up all of the ink printing his pictures. . I can hardly hear it.

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