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1

absorbed

in something (especially absorbed in her work / a book

2

confide

in someone

3

be engrossed

in something

4

implicate someone

in something

5

involve someone

in something

6

result

in something

7

specialise

in something

8

succeed

in something

9

account

for something

10

allow

for something (to take into consideration)

11

apologise

for something / someone (on their behalf: Let me apologise for Jack.)

12

blame someone

for something

13

care

for something / someone

14

cater

for something / someone

15

charge someone

for something (make them pay for it)

16

count

for something (especially: / count for nothing in this company.)

17

earmark something

for a particular use

18

pay

for someone / something

19

accuse someone

of something

20

convict someone

of something

21

remind someone

of something

22

suspect someone

of something

23

acquaint someone

with something

24

associate someone

with something

25

charge someone

with something

26

clutter

with something (especially passive: The room was cluttered with boxes.)

27

coincide

with something

28

collide

with something

29

comply

with something

30

concern

with something (usually passive: be concerned with)

31

confront someone

with something

32

confuse someone / something

with someone / something

33

cram

with something (especially passive: be crammed with)

34

deal

with someone / something

35

discuss something

with someone

36

face

with something (especially passive: be faced with)

37

ingratiate oneself

with someone

38

meet

with something (especially: meet with an accident)

39

pack

with something (especially passive: be packed with)

40

plead

with someone

41

provide someone

with something

42

tamper

with something

43

trust someone

with something

44

bar someone

from a place

45

benefit

from something

46

derive something

from something

47

deter someone

from something

48

differ

from something

49

distinguish one thing

from another thing (also distinguish between two things)

50

distract someone

from something

51

exempt someone

from something

52

expel someone

from a place

53

refrain

from something

54

resign

from something

55

result

from something

56

stem

from something

57

suffer

from something

58

translate one language

from / into another language

59

base something

on someone

60

blame something

on someone

61

centre something

on something (usually passive: be centred on)

62

concentrate something

on something

63

decide

on something

64

depend

on someone / something

65

elaborate

on something

66

impose

on someone

67

insist

on something / someone doing something

68

pride oneself

on something

69

insure something

against something

70

protest

against something

71

argue

about something

72

be concerned

about something (be worried about)

73

boast

about something

74

decide

about something

75

protest

about something

76

phase something

out

77

glance

at something

78

guess

at something

79

hint

at something

80

marvel

at something

81

answer

to something (especially: answer to a description)

82

appeal

to someone (beg)

83

It appeals

to me (meaning I like the idea)

84

apply oneself

to something (This rule doesn't apply to you.)

85

attend

to something said / heard

86

attribute something

to someone

87

commit oneself

to something (especially passive: be commited to)

88

confess

to something

89

devote oneself

to something

90

prefer one thing

to another thing

91

react

to something

92

refer

to something (This number refers to the next page.)

93

refer someone

to someone (The doctor referred me to a specialist.)

94

be resigned

to something

95

resort

to something

96

see

to something (meaning make sure it is done)

97

subject someone

to something (stressed: subject)

98

succeed

to the throne

99

be used

to doing something