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TO KICK (SOMETHING) AROUND
To discuss informally (over a period of time) (also to toss around)
ON THE BALL
Attentive, competent, alert
TO MAKE UP
1. To meet or fulfill a missed obligation at a later time (S);2 To create, to invent (an idea) (S); 3 To apply cosmetics to (S); 4. To comprise, to be composed o
TO MAKE UP WITH
Resolve differences with (This idiom is used for differences of opinion between friends and lovers.)
TO PULL TOGETHER
To gather, to collect (information) ; to gain control of one's emotions (A reflexive pronoun must be used for the second definition.)
TO BE LOOKING UP
To appear promising or optimistic, to be improving This idiom is used in a continuous tense, very often with the subject things.
TO KICK THE HABIT
To stop a bad habit
TO COVER UP
To conceal, to hide (S) This idiom is used for events which are potentially embarrassing to one's reputation, as well as against the law. The noun coverup can be formed.
TO DROP OFF
1. To take someone to a place in a car, usually without getting out of the car yourself ; 2. To take something to a place and not stay there very long; 3 To start to sleep
TO TURN OVER
To place upside down (S); to flip, to turn upside down; to pass or give control to someone (S)
TO GO THROUGH CHANNELS
To send a request through the normal way This idiom can be used with the adjective proper.
THE LAST STRAW
The final event in a series of unacceptable actions. This idiom is always used with the definite article “the”.
TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE.
it's helpful to have the advice or opinion of a second person.