Flashcards in Verbos Deck (18):
To complain repeteadly in annoying way
To look for a long time with the eyes wide open, especially when surprised, frightened, or thinking
To accept something enthusiastically:
to order someone to come to or be present at a particular place, or to officially arrange a meeting of people
to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction
to mix or combine, or be mixed or combined
to persuade someone to do something they might not want to do, by pleasant talk and (sometimes false) promises
to be subject to sth
to have or experience a particular thing, especially something unpleasant
"Cars are subject to a high domestic tax".
to finally get or win something
"I hear he finally clinched the deal to buy the land he wanted"
to become smaller, or to make something smaller:
"Your sweater will shrink if you wash it at too high a temperature".
"The company's profits have shrunk from $5.5 million to $1.25 million".
to do something that is expected, hoped for, or promised, or to cause it to happen
So did the course fulfil all your expectations?
A school fails if it does not fulfil the needs/requirements of its pupil
At the age of 45, she finally fulfilled her ambition to run a marathon.
Fulfil your potential
I'm gearing myself up to ask him
I'm trying to gear myself up for tomorrow's exam
to prepare for something that you have to do
to be coarced
to persuade someone forcefully to do something that they are unwilling to do
" she had been coerced into making a confession."
to haggle with sb
to argue about the price of something in an attempt to make the seller reduce it
"It's traditional that you haggle over/about the price of things in the market."
to invent a plan, system, object, etc., usually using your intelligence or imagination:
"He's good at devising language games that you can play with students in class"
to write off
to decide that someone or something is not suitable or good enough to be successful
"When he lost the election for governor, some observers wrote him off as a future candidate, but they were proven wrong"
to take or move out or back, or to remove
"She had to withdraw from the competition because of a leg injury."