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crack down on

become tougher on, better enforce laws on.

2

crack up

laugh uncontrollably, laugh a lot.

3

creep into

Become noticeable in something. An aggressive tone crept into the negotiations.

4

cut across

take a shortcut or more direct route.

5

cut in. cut in on.

Interrupt.

6

cut off

Interrupt someone while they are speaking.

7

cut out

Remove, The surgeon cut out the patient's tumour.

8

die away

diminish in intensity.

9

die off/out

Become extinct.

10

dig into

Reach inside to get something.

11

dip into

Take money out of your savings.

12

disagree with

Cause to feel sick due to food or drink.

13

dive into

Reach inside something quickly.

14

do away with

Abolish

15

do it over

Repeat

16

doss around

spend time doing very little or being unproductive

17

draw back

Retreat, move backwards.

18

draw into

Get involved in something unpleasant

19

draw up

create(a contract) Lets draw up a contract.

20

dress down

reprimand severely

21

dress up

wear elegant clothes

22

dress up

Decorate.

23

drill down through

Get o the bottom of something, get detailed data.

24

drill into

Repeat something many times to make someone learn it. drilled the procedure into.

25

drive back

Repulse. The protesters were driven back by the police.

26

drop around

Visit someone, often without making an appointment

27

drop back

Move towards the back of the group.

28

drop by

pay a brief visit

29

drop in . drop in on

Visit someone unexpectedly

30

drop over

Visit someone casually.

31

drum into

To make some learn or believe something by constant repetition. drum the safety procedures into.

32

duck out of

Avoid doing something.

33

eat away

gradually destroy, erode.

34

eat into

Use something valuable when you don't want to.

35

eat up

Devour

36

fall about

laugh hard.

37

fall back on

be able to use in case of emergency.

38

fall behind in

Go slower than scheduled, lag

39

fall out with

Have an argument with.

40

fall through

Fail to happen.

41

fall under

Become controlled.

42

fall under

Become controlled.

43

feel up to

have the energy to do something.

44

fiddle around

waste time doing silly things, or unsuccessful things.

45

fight back

Resist

46

figure on

Expect. I figure on being retired by the time I turn 60.

47

fit into

Become part of.

48

fix up

Repair, renovate, remodel.

49

flick through

Change TV channels repeatedly.

50

flip through

Look quickly through a magazine, bok, etc.

51

fly around. going around

circulate rumours etc.

52

fly by

When time appears to move quickly

53

fly into

Change emotion quickly.

54

fool about

Behave stupidly or waste time.

55

fool around

not be serious

56

forge ahead

Make a lot of progress in a short time.

57

get across

cause to be understood.

58

get after

nag or exhort someone

59

get along in

progress

60

get around

go many places.

61

get away from

Go somewhere different or do something different.

62

get back into

Start doing something after stopping for some time.

63

get behind

Support

64

get by with

manage with.

65

get into

Becoming involved or interested.

66

get off

Leave.

67

get off

Remove, get this stain off.

68

get off

How does he satisfy saying that. Where does he get off ordering me to do that.

69

get off

send a package, signal.

70

get on

enter ( a bus, train), mount ( a horse, a bike)

71

get on

put on (clothes). get your safety helmet on.

72

get on with. get along with

have a good relationship

73

get through

1.Penetrate. We need a stronger drill to get through this wall. 2. Enter

74

get through

Complete. We have to get through all of these accounts by 9AM.

75

get through to

Make someone understand.

76

get through to

make contact.

77

get through with

Finish.

78

give away

betray (a secret)

79

give in

Stop Trying

80

give of

Contribute without anything in return.

81

give off

Release (a smell, light)

82

give out

Become very tired.

83

go after

Chase, try to get.

84

go across

change to another side or place.

85

go against

lose a decision or a verdict of a court.

86

go along

Accept a decision or suggestion.

87

go back on

not keep (one's word, a promise)

88

go by

go past, go close to, visit quickly.

89

go by

the passing of time

90

go for

i am craving.

91

go for

try to achieve

92

go into

discuss in detail.

93

go off

stop (machine)

94

go off

begin, start (used with signals, alarms, warning sounds)

95

go off

Become angry.

96

go out

stop burning (a fire)

97

go over

1. Be well received, succeed. 2 Review. 3 Recover (a cold, disease, ex boyfriend)

98

go through

Examine in detail, study carefully.

99

go through with

Continue or proceed despite difficulties or fears.

100

go with

have a boyfriend/girlfriend