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come across sb sth
to find or meet somebody or something by chance without having planned or thought about it.
came across
While she was cleaning, she ....................... a pair of gold earrings.
split up
means the same as break up, also means to divide
bumped into
I ............................ an old school friend the other day in a bookshop.
look after sb sth
to make sure that somebody is safe or something is in good condition
care for
more formal than look after
take care of
the same what look after is but more americanish
caring for
She has a new job, ....................... eldery patients.
take after sb
to look like or behave like an older member of your family.
takes after
He is very musical. He .......................... his grandfather in that respect.
give sth away
to give sth to sb as a gift.
give it away
The old computer still works. Should we sell it or ........................... .
put sth away
to put sth in a box , a drawer etc. because you've finished using it.
put them away
I carefully folded all my winter clothes and ........................ in the cupboard.
throw sth away
to put sth in a rubbish bin or trash can because you don't want it.
be thrown away
All the fruit had gone and had to ............................ .
throw sth out
the same meaning what has throw sth away.
call back, call sb back
to telphone sb again.
call back
I'm afraid Mr. Smith is in a meeting. Can you .................... later?
ring phone sb back
the same meaning what call back has.
break down
to stop working because of a fault, only about machines and vehicles.
break down
Why are you late? Did the bus ...................... .
a breakdown
We had ............................. on the way home.
cut down
to eat, drink or use less of something, usually to improve your health or your situation.
cut down on
I ........................ unhealthy food.
cut back on
americanish cut down
give up
to stop trying, or having sth completely.
give up
My doctor says I have to ....................... alcohol.
cut down on
My doctor advised me to ....................... alcohol.
let sb down
when somebody has failed to help or support you in the way that you hoped or expected.
to let sb down
to disappoint sb
let you down
don't worry - I ain't gonna ................................ this time.
put sb sth down
to place sb or sth that you are holding on the thable or another place.
being put down
He heard the sound of the phone ..................................... .