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Separate using a barrier.
Omit / not mention
Unite in a group.
1) Be responsible for something. 2) Speak on behalf of someone.
Stand in a row.
Discover or obtain information
1) Explode. 2) Be destroyed by an explosion.
Faint; lose consciousness
Adopt as a hobby
scrape together / scrape up
Manage to find or collect enough of something you need, usually money
talk out of
Persuade someone not to do something
log in / log on
Access a program or database using a password.
Finish or put an end to something
break in / break into
Enter by force in order to steal something.
lose out on
miss or be deprived of something
Finally reach a state, place or action
1) Deliver someone or something. 2) Fall asleep.
Leave one's home to attend a social event.
come up with
Produce an idea or plan.
Force a way through something
Return a phone call (Also: call back)
Calm down, become less strong.
Finish a product ( so that there's none left)
make up for
Be quick / act speedily
1) Pay money to secure someone's release 2) Rescue from financial difficulties
break (sth) down
Divide in smaller or simpler parts.
1) Give support or encouragement 2) make a copy of (file, program...)
make off with
Steal and hurry away
Postpone / arrange a later date
Take action as a result of something
Reply to a letter
get into (+ noun)
get out of (+verb)
Avoid doing something
Demonstrate something with gestures and actions.
Meet by accident or unexpectedly.
Wash the dishes after a meal.
Mention it to people you see or meet.
Go/move in a certain direction.
examine, usually quickly
sign over (to)
Transfer ownership of something
Resemble in appearance or character
Be reluctant to do something
Escape from captivity.
avail (oneself) of
Take advantage of something (an opportunity)
1) Reheat something. 2) Make more lively or more relaxed.
Return a phone call
Wear a garment or piece of clothing.
Accept something not quite satisfactory.
Discard as useless or unwanted.
write (sth) down
Note something on a piece of paper.
Appear / arrive
get on (well) with
Have a good relationship with
Find an excuse or plausible explanation
1) Leave (bus, train, plane). 2) Remove from something.
fill in the details (e.g. cheque)
go with / go together
Match; harmonize (with)
Cause something to disappear
Be unsuccessful / suffer a loss
1) Eliminate differences of opinion. 2) Become level or regular
Be a spectator at an event
Last longer than expected.
Make a formal request for something (job, permit, loan, etc.)
Reduce the price.
1) Go out of order, stop functioning. 2) Lose control of one's emotions.
Have something as its principal or only feature
Reach (an agreement, a decision, a conclusion)
Present oneself; volunteer
End a phone call
Persuade someone to do something
take care of
Get rid of the effects of too much alcohol
to get rid of or stop using something or someone that you do not need
Fasten (a garment)
hit on / hit upon
Find unexpectedly or by inspiration
look back on
Remember the past
Refuse to speak.
go into (+ noun)
Go inside / Join or enter a profession.
Succeed in doing something difficult
Treat something briefly so as to avoid embarrassing details.
make up (with)
End a quarrel/become friends again
1) Dilute or make weaker by adding water 2) Make less severe
Detach from a physical hold.
Register at a hotel or airport.
prepare a bed for use / form, constitute
Understand what one sees, hears or reads / realize what is happening.
Invite someone to dinner, the theatre, cinema, etc.