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Flashcards in Group 732 Vocabulary - Day 02 Deck (52):
1

turn up

to appear/arrive at

2

pass out

to lose consciousness

3

take off

to leave the ground (for an airplane)

4

hang on

wait

5

break down

to stop functioning

6

hang up

to end a telephone conversation

7

look up

to find a piece of information

8

bring up

to raise a topic

9

put off

to postpone/leave until later

10

give up

to desist

11

take up

to begin a new activity

12

look after

to take care of

13

stand for

to be an abbreviation for

14

look forward to

to anticipate something with enthusiasm

15

get on with

to continue doing something (after an interruption)

16

run out of

to have no more of something

17

face up to

to confront

18

come up with

to think of (an idea)

19

get away with

to avoid being punished for

20

get rid of

to dispose of/make disappear

21

go down with

to become sick with

22

back out of

to withdraw from a commitment

23

put up with

to tolerate

24

try out

to test

25

figure out

to discover the answer to

26

ask over

to invite to your house

27

let down

to disappoint

28

put out (a fire)

to extinguish (a fire)

29

come off

to become detached

30

drop out

to abandon your studies

31

go off

to explode or fire (for a gun or bomb)

32

look out

to be careful

33

get along with

to have a good relationship with

34

keep up with

to move or progress at the same rate as someone

35

make up

to reconcile after a fight

36

make something up

to invent a story or lie

37

hand in

to give work to a teacher or boss

38

turn in

to give work to a teacher or boss

39

count on

to depend on

40

an urge

a strong desire

41

treasure

to value highly

42

trash

to criticize severely (informal)

43

pencil sharpener

device for making a pencil sharp

44

unconscious

not conscious

45

engineer

person qualified to work in an area of engineering

46

engineering

area of activity related to the design and use of machines and structures

47

seldom

rarely

48

stuff

things (informal)

49

take advantage of

make use of the opportunities offered by something

50

trustworthy

able to be relied on as honest or truthful

51

wise

having experience, knowledge and good judgement

52

sincere

someone who says what they genuinely feel or believe