Flashcards in prasals4 - Sheet1 Deck (165)
Compete, or force to compete.
Pretend to agree or accept something in order to keep someone happy, or to get more information.
play up to
flatter someone for your personal advantage.
Collide into at speed
Complete something that is difficult or takes a lot of time.
Spend time doing little things for pleasure.
Continue with something.
Overtake, move in front.
Decide not to do something or not to be involved with it any longer.
depart (a vehicle). Our train pulls out at 8.
Barely survive. The company almost went bankrupt, but we pulled through in the end.
park ( a vehicle)
put * up
Have a guest stay in your house for a short time. Can you put me up while I'm in town.
communicate (an idea or suggestion) clearly so that it is understood.
Rearrange something for a later time.
insult, say bad things about
officially submit a request (in the armed forces or public services).
deceive. putting us on.
Inconvenience someone. I hope I am not putting you out.
Extinguish a fire.
Connect someone by phone. Could you put me through the accounting department please.
be quite, or cause to be quiet. I often have to tell my daughter to quieten down her stereo.
escape or disappear
read up on
research a topic for a reason.
Do something easily or quickly