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to fob sb off
to make silly excuses, pour explanation.
fob her off
Tom was gonna ...................... for being home late last night.
go round
be shared among everyone.
go round
Have a piece of chockolate. I think there's enough to ..................... . (split)
break up
The meeting was very long and didn't .................. until 11.30 p.m. (finish)
turn in
I do hope you'll excuse mi if I .................... now. It's just that I've gotta get up early in the morning. (go to bed)
hold down
I don't know what's wrong with Joanna's husband. He's been given the sack again. He just can't seem to .................... (keep) a job.
back me up
Look, if I tell Mr Blake that we ain't prepared to work over tonight, is the rest of you gonna ........................ ? (support me)
take in
I think you'll have to explain it all again, Sam. It wa far (way) too complicated to ......................... all at once. (understand)
looked down on
My father has always ......................... working-class people. It's strange really when you consider that his own father was a coal miner. (despised)
going around with
Arthur's ................................ a very strange crowd of people these days, ain't he? (keeping company with)
gone through
Poor Pam! She's really .......................... (suffered) a lot this past year, what with the death of her mother, her divorce and now losing her job. I feel really sorry for her.
keep up with
He had to work very hard to .......................... (maintain the same standard as) the others in the class.
set up
to arrange or build a system, to place sb in an awkward situation
set up
The police .................. a criminal by pretending being busy.
turn out
to discover unknow knowledge by chance, quality produced.
turned out
It ....................... he had forgotten to pay his electric bill so the power was cut off.
cut off
to be stopped. when driving sb goes n front of you.
cut off
It turned out he had forgotten to pay his electric bill so the power was ................... .
catch up
to learn about what has happened in the past.
catching up
We sat in the dark ........................ .