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to sleep longer than usual
Try to obtain something by hinting, without telling directly.
have heard of / have knowledge about
Leave a system or decide not to participate
1) Stop working. 2) Stop or fall asleep (from exhaustion).
Fire, dismiss, let go
Leave your home/office for another one.
Meet each other
Start something e.g. a job
Pay excessive attention to
to prepare a document, agreement, contract. "Who will draw a contract up?"
Rise / leave bed
Recover from (illness, disappointment)
to strike at someone or something. Aim a blow at something. "I hit at the wall to see how solid it was."
Panic or go crazy
Cause something to happen
Brag or want to be admired
Make a mistake
Rely or depend on. " Can I count on this car to start every morning of the year?"
To finish something / to wear enough clothes to keep you warm / Cover; enclose
Retreat, abandon an intention.
Link broadcasting facilities. To assemble or wire (a mechanism). 2. To connect a mechanism and a source of power. To meet or associate: "We agreed to hook up after class."
Distribute or give away a lot.
Spend one's childhood / become an adult
Carry out an experiment
Try to find something
Have the same opinion as someone else
to invite someone to go somewhere such as a restaurant or cinema with you, often because you want to start a romantic or sexual relationship with them
Explain; give a reason
come up against
Be faced with or opposed by.
take away / takeaway
Buy food at a restaurant and carry it elsewhere to eat it. / a restaurant or shop selling cooked food to be eaten elsewhere. "a fast-food takeaway"
Take a seat
sign up (for)
Enroll in an activity
get round (to)
Find the necessary time to do something.
Vomit / be sick
put up with
Take quick notes
Return to its proper place, replace
go in for
Have something as an interest or hobby.
Take care of
ease off / ease up
Reduce, become less severe or slow down (pain, traffic, work ...)
Allow yourself to enjoy something
lose out to
to lose a competition to someone or something. / be less successful. " Our team lost out to the other team."
go along (with)
Agree with; accept.
Handle, take care of, address (problem, situation)
Start a business
boil down to
Be summarized as / [for a complex situation] to be reduced to its essentials. "It boils down to the question of who is going to win. " / If a situation or problem boils down to something, that is the main reason for it
butt in (on)
Recommend not doing something
1) Represent, mean 2) Tolerate
1) Engage in, become a member of 2) Meet and unite with
Hire or engage staff (staff: the people who work for an organization)
frown on / frown upon
Concentrate on something
Be louder in order to cover another sound.
1) Find by chance, encounter 2) Appear, seem, make an impression.
Include when calculating or trying to understand something
Continue doing something (keep on)
Be careful/pay attention
put on powder, lipstick, etc. / Invent (excuse, story)
Cause to disappear.
Turn on / switch on
Allow to stay in one's home
1) Stop doing something. 2) Stop trying to do something
Support; follow; act in accordance with
Become less and less close.
Continue (carry on)
Keep away or repel (something dangerous or unpleasant).
Experience something and survive
Waste time doing nothing much.
1) Raise (a child). 2) Mention something.
break in on
to start up a computer. / Start a computer by loading an operating system or program.
make oneself out (to be)
claim to be
1) Explode 2) Ring/ make a loud noise 3) Stop working 4) No longer be good to eat or drink 5) No longer like or enjoy.
face up (to)
Accept a deal with something unpleasant.
Become known (information)
1) Make something longer than necessary. 2) Make someone reveal or give information unwillingly.
sign up (with)
Sign an agreement to work for somebody
organise, resolve a problem
Guarantee compensation for damage etc.
Give as part payment for a new article. / to give something such as a car to the person you are buying a new one from, as part of the payment
Reach; be equivalent to
Try to gain or attain.
Withdraw from an agreement.
miss out (on)
Lose an opportunity to do something.
nose about / nose around
Try to discover by searching.