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1

grow away from

Become less friendly with

2

grow into

Develop or change over time to fit something. I think he will grow into the job.

3

grow out of

Lose interest as you grow older or become more mature.

4

hand back

Return.

5

hand down

pronounce formally. the judge handed down his decision

6

hang about

spend time somewhere not doing much.

7

hang around. hang out

stay in a place for fun

8

hang back

Not move forwards to avoid something.

9

hang back from

Delay or avoid doing something.

10

hang up

put down the telephone receiver.

11

hanker after

want something a lot, especially if you shouldn't want it or have it.

12

have around

Entertain someone in your home

13

have on

wear. I did not even have a sweater on.

14

have over

Invite guests to your house. We would like to have you both for dinner sometime.

15

hit back

attack or criticize

16

hit on

1 flirt with. 2 discover by accident. I hit on the idea while watching clouds drift by.

17

hold against

have a grudge against someone, or little respect.

18

hold back

Restrain. Store security held the crowd back until the doors opened.

19

hold back

Not allow to advance in school.

20

hold back from

Not allow yourself to do something.

21

hold off

wait.

22

hold off on

delay.

23

hold on

tell someone to wait on the telephone.

24

hold out

Not give in, continue to resist.

25

hold up

delay ( a flight, traffic). Traffic was held up for an hour.

26

hold up

rob ( a bank, a person) with a weapon. Two masked men held the bank up at gunpoint yesterday.

27

horse around. monkey around

not be serious.

28

iron out

Eliminate.

29

jack around

make trouble for someone, fail to keep promises.

30

jack up

To raise.