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1

act up

Behave or function improperly.

2

answer back

To reply rudely to someone in authority.

3

ask after

enquire about someone's health, how life is doing.

4

back down

stop defending your opinion in a debate.

5

back into

Enter a parking area in reverse gear. back the car into.

6

back out

not keep (a promise, agreement, deal).

7

back out of

Not keep (a promise, agreement,deal).

8

back up

move backwards, reverse.

9

bail out of

Run away from or avoid.

10

bang around

move in a place making a lot of noise.

11

barge into

Enter a place and interrupt people rudely.

12

bawl out

Criticize, reprimand.

13

be after

try to find or get

14

be along

Arrive. The next train should .... very soon.

15

be snowed under

Have too much work.

16

bear down on

Take strong measures against.

17

bear down on

bite.

18

bear on

Influence. The new law may bear on the planning of our project.

19

bear up

withstand

20

bear up under

Withstand.

21

bear with

be patient.

22

blow over

pass without creating a problem. The bosses mood will blow over in a few days.

23

blow up

Suddenly become very angry.

24

blow up

Explode

25

blow up

make explode; destroy using exclusives.

26

book into

Make a reservation in advance.

27

break down

analyze in detail

28

break in on

Interrupt.

29

break into. break in

Enter a house unlawfully.

30

break off

end something.