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to come back to

to come back to

/kˈʌm bˈæk tuː/
verb
to start talking about a certain topic or idea again
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Go to the barber and then come back to me again.'

Then he came back to Britain.

Please, Mr Holmes, come back to Mackleton with me by the next train.'

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to take on

to take on

/tˈeɪk ˈɑːn/
verb
to play or compete against someone in a game or contest; to fight against someone

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to take over

to take over

/tˈeɪk ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to take control and begin to be in charge of something

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to rely on

to rely on

/ɹɪlˈaɪ ˈɑːn/
verb
to put trust or have faith in someone or something

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to bring up

to bring up

/bɹˈɪŋ ˈʌp/
verb
to look after a child until they reach maturity

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to reach out

to reach out

/ɹˈiːtʃ ˈaʊt/
verb
to contact someone to obtain assistance or help

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to come together

to come together

/kˈʌm təɡˈɛðɚ/
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(of people or things) to form a united group

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to result in

to result in

/ɹɪzˈʌlt ˈɪn/
verb
to cause something to occur
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What went wrong on the Ride of Steel to result in a man's death?

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to sign up

to sign up

/sˈaɪn ˈʌp/
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to sign a contract agreeing to do a job

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to stand up

to stand up

/stˈænd ˈʌp/
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to rise to our feet; to get up on our feet

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to look back

to look back

/lˈʊk bˈæk/
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to look toward one's back

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to get back

to get back

/ɡɛt bˈæk/
verb
to return to a place
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But once she got back, I had the most difficult time trying to do an exchange and return.

"You need to get back together."

And then, after we got back, I finally got my license back.

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to get through

to get through

/ɡɛt θɹˈuː/
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to endure and overcome a difficult situation

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to look up

to look up

/lˈʊk ˈʌp/
verb
to raise one's eyes just as one is looking down at something
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Suddenly his wife looked up at the sky and said, 'Look at that beautiful moon, Joe!'

He looked up when Tim came in and said, "Why are you crying, Tim?"

He looks up at the sky.

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to engage in

to engage in

/ɛnɡˈeɪdʒ ˈɪn/
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to be involved in a particular thing

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to take out

to take out

/tˈeɪk ˈaʊt/
verb
to remove from somewhere or something

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to put out

to put out

/pˌʊt ˈaʊt/
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to make something stop burning or shining

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to go around

to go around

/ɡˌoʊ ɐɹˈaʊnd/
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to spin or revolve in a circle

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to get back to

to get back to

/ɡɛt bˈæk tuː/
verb
to talk to someone, usually on the telephone, for the second time about a specific subject to give them some information that they have asked for, or because you could not speak to them earlier

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to live on

to live on

/lˈaɪv ˈɑːn/
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to continue to exist or remain alive

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to come through

to come through

/kˈʌm θɹˈuː/
verb
to succeed in surviving or dealing with a difficult or dangerous situation

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to slow down

to slow down

/slˈoʊ dˈaʊn/
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to become slower

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to start out

to start out

/stˈɑːɹt ˈaʊt/
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to begin to act, happen, or move

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to build up

to build up

/bˈɪld ˈʌp/
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to increase in power, intensity, or quantity

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to start off

to start off

/stˈɑːɹt ˈɔf/
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to begin to act, happen, or move
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But we'll start off with one or two a week.

So, let's start off with the one thing that isn't a planner planner.

It started off with getting a captioner since I wasn't very comfortable with using ASL for business quite yet.

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