Flashcards in phrasals3 - Sheet1 Deck (101)
grow away from
Become less friendly with
Develop or change over time to fit something. I think he will grow into the job.
grow out of
Lose interest as you grow older or become more mature.
pronounce formally. the judge handed down his decision
spend time somewhere not doing much.
hang around. hang out
stay in a place for fun
Not move forwards to avoid something.
hang back from
Delay or avoid doing something.
put down the telephone receiver.
want something a lot, especially if you shouldn't want it or have it.
Entertain someone in your home
wear. I did not even have a sweater on.
Invite guests to your house. We would like to have you both for dinner sometime.
attack or criticize
1 flirt with. 2 discover by accident. I hit on the idea while watching clouds drift by.
have a grudge against someone, or little respect.
Restrain. Store security held the crowd back until the doors opened.
Not allow to advance in school.
hold back from
Not allow yourself to do something.
hold off on
tell someone to wait on the telephone.
Not give in, continue to resist.
delay ( a flight, traffic). Traffic was held up for an hour.
rob ( a bank, a person) with a weapon. Two masked men held the bank up at gunpoint yesterday.
horse around. monkey around
not be serious.
make trouble for someone, fail to keep promises.