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grow away from

Become less friendly with

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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hold back from

Not allow yourself to do something.

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hold off

wait.

22

hold off on

delay.

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hold on

tell someone to wait on the telephone.

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hold out

Not give in, continue to resist.

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hold up

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

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hold up

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

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horse around. monkey around

not be serious.

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iron out

Eliminate.

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jack around

make trouble for someone, fail to keep promises.

30

jack up

To raise.

31

jump in

Enter a conversation.

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keep back

maintain asafe distance, cause to maintain a safe distance.

33

keep down

not vomit, keep in one's stomach

34

keep in

keep in a particular place, have something in a specific location. keep the keys in.

35

keep off

prevent from stepping or climbing on to something.

36

keep over

Cover something with, put something above. I keep a cover over my computer.

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keep to

Continue, persist in. Everybody said Joe would quit his job, but he has kept to it.

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keep up

stay on the required schedule

39

kick back

sit or lie back to relax.

40

kick up. kick around.

discuss

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knucle under

Submit to authority.

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lay down

establish (law,rules). The boss lays down the law on the worksite. Safety first.

43

lay into. lay in on

scold or criticize severely.

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lay out

Arrange. lay your clothes out.

45

leave out

Not include, omit

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let down

lengthen. I got my mother to let my pants down.

47

let out

Release.

48

let out

Make bigger (in sewing)

49

let up

weaken in intensity

50

lie down

rest, recline

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lie down on

rest, recline

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lie with

Be decided by

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live down

live in a way that a shameful or embarassing event is forgotten.

54

live through

Experience different times.

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look back

Think about the past.

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look back on

to remember nostalgically.

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look over

Examine review.

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look up

Locate and visit. I tried to look Joe up when I was in NY.

59

make into

Change something into something else.

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make out

Kiss passionately.

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make out

progress.

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make out

Decipher, comprehend.

63

make out

succeed.

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make out

Write a check or other document. Who should I make this check out to.

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make out with

Kiss someone passionately

66

make over

1. Change appearance. The beauty salon gave her a make over.

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make up

Reconsile.

68

make up

Complete what was missed.

69

Mark out from

Stand out because of certain qualities.

70

Measure it against

Evaluate or judge by comparison.

71

mess about

not be serious, not use something properly.

72

mess around

Not be serious, play with something

73

mill around

walk around without going anywhere.

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mix up

make lively. Let's mix this party up with some trance music.

75

mooch around

spend time doing little or nothing

76

mope about. mope around

move around being miserable.

77

Muscle into

Become involved even though there is opposition to your involvement.

78

nod off

fall asleep.

79

nose about

look for something hidden or secret

80

nose around

look closely at things.

81

nose around

look for evidence

82

out to

try to

83

pan out

be successful, turn out well.

84

pass by

go past without stopping.

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pass off

try to convince someone that something is real. He tried to pass himself off as a real doctor.

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pass on

not accept

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pass on

die.

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pass on

transmit. pass the message on

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pass out

become unconcious.

90

pass out. give out

distribute

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Pass through

Visit a place without stopping or only stopping briefly.

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pass up

not take advantage (of an opportunity)

93

pay into

deposit money. paid money into.

94

pay off

To bribe

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pick * up

Learn something without effort. I don't speak Spanish but I hope to pick some up when I go to Mexico on holiday.

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pick on

To tease, bully.

97

pick out

choose

98

pick throuch

Search something that is disordered for something.

99

pick up

try to initiate a relationship with someone (often in a bar)

100

pick up after

tidy a mess someone else had made

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pick* up

To lift an object with the hands. Can you help me pick the bag up.