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hang up
If you are phoning sb and they ................... , they end the phone call, often abruptly, by putting down the receiver.
own up
If you ............... to sth, you admit that you did it.
put sb up
I you ...................... , you let them stay with you for one or more nights.
grow up
When you tell sb to ................... , you want them to be more mature and to stop behaving in a silly, childish way.
sums up
When sb ..................... after a speech or a debate, they summarize or give the main points of the arguments, etc.
blow sth up
I you ......................... , such as a building, you destroy it by using explosives.
make up
If two people .................... , this means they have become friends again after a quarrel.
slip up
To ................. means to make a mistake.
do up
To ................ a building is to repair, modernize or decorate it.
plays you up
If sb, especially a child, ........................... , he or she is being naughty and is very difficult to control.
comes up
If sth ........................ in a meeting, conversation, etc. it means it is mentioned or discussed.
hold up
If people ................... a bank, a post office, a security van, etc. they rob it, usually by threatening with weapons.
cheer up
If you tell sb to .................... , you want them to stop being depressed and become happier.
dress up
If you ..................... , you put on smart or formal clothes, usually because you are going somewhere special.
pulls up
When a vehicle ...................... , it slows down then stops.
go up
If things ................... , for example, prices, it means they rise or increase.
dress up
Do we really have to ................... for John's party? Can't we just go in jeans?
hald up
Two armed men .................. a security van early this morning and got away with nearly Ł 300, 000.
pulled up
We couldn't belive our eyes when Rolls-Royce ...................... outside the supermarket and the Prime Minister got out.
summed up
After the debate, the chairman ...................... the main points.
cheer up
I do wish he'd ................. . I hate miserable people!
grow up
You're so childish, Simon! Why don't you .................. .
slipped up
I think we've ......................... somewhere. These sums don't add up properly.
blow up
The terrorists were caught trying to .................... the Severn Bridge.
making up
The nicest think about quarrelling is ........................ afterwards.
put you up
If you're going to London, don't book into a hotel. My sister will ........................ .
do it up
They bought an old cottage at auction very cheaply, hoping to ....................... and sell it for a huge profit.
owns up
Unless the person who smashed the window ......................, none of you will be allowed to go to the school dance on Saturday. - teacher told her class.
come up
Did anything interesting ..................... at the meeting?
gone up
This is the third month running that the price of petrol has ......................... . If this continues, we won't be able to run a car.
playing up
The children were ......................... the new and inexperienced teacher.