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1

I gave my essay in yesterday.

handed it to the teacher 

(concrete meaning)

2

Her parents finally gave in and let her go to the party.

agreed to sth thay had refused before

(abstract meaning)

3

She got on the bus.

entered

(concrete meaning)

4

Jim and Mary don't get on.

don't like each other and are not friendly to each other

(abstract meaning)

5

Would you like to come around this evening?

come to my home

(concrete meaning)

6

He was unconscious for three hours but came round in hospital.

became conscious again

(abstract meaning)

7

put off

postpone

8

take off

remove

9

turn up

arrive

10

Let's put off the meeting until Friday.

(less formal)

Let's postpone the meeting until Friday.

(more formal)

11

Please take off your shoes when you enter the temple.

(less formal)

Please remove your shoes when you enter the temple.

(more formal)

12

Everyone turned up on time for the meeting.

(less formal)

Everyone arrived on time for the meeting.

(more formal)