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Unit 8 - Phrasal Verbs

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cordon off
stop people from entering an area by putting something such as a rope around it
creep up on
move towards someone quietly and slowly, especially because you want to surprise them
fall behind
move more slowly than other people so that you are behind them; make less progress or be less successful than other people who are doing a similar job or activity
go astray
become lost or go to the wrong place
head off
prevent someone from going somewhere by getting in front of them; prevent something from taking place
hold back
stop someone or something from moving forwards
move in (with)
start living in a different house or flat (with)
move on
leave one place and travel to another; stop discussing or doing something and begin discussing or doing something different
move out
premanently leave the house or flat where you live or the place where you have your business
move over
change your position in order to make space for someone or something
pull over
stop by the side of the road in a car or other vehicle
slip away
leave secretly
step aside
move so that somebody can pass you; leave a job so that somebody else can take over
stop off
visit somewhere before continuing to another place
tip up
(of an object) have one end move upwards, especially because something heavy has been put at the other end; turn a container upside down so that the things inside it come out
walk out
leave a meeting, performance, etc before the end, usually because you are angry or bored; suddenly leave a relationship, your family, your job, etc