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to take up

to take up

/tˈeɪk ˈʌp/
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to fill or occupy a particular amount of space or time

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to go off

to go off

/ɡˌoʊ ˈɔf/
verb
(of a gun, bomb, etc.) to be fired or to explode

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to fall in

to fall in

/fˈɔːl ˈɪn/
verb
to cave in or collapse inward

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to contribute to

to contribute to

/kˈɑːntɹɪbjˌuːt tuː/
verb
to help to cause or be one of the causes of a situation or an event
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Forensic meteorology can contribute to the picture of the conditions surrounding a crime or an accident.

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to come across

to come across

/kˈʌm əkɹˈɑːs/
verb
to discover, meet, or find someone or something by accident
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When an ant comes across food, it returns to the nest, leaving a scent trail.

You coming across people with masks and having to communicate orally.

Which I get, because most people that you come across, probably are not going to be deaf.

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to pull out

to pull out

/pˈʊl ˈaʊt/
verb
to take and bring something out

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to come over

to come over

/kˈʌm ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to come to someone’s house in order to visit them for a short time

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to hold up

to hold up

/hˈoʊld ˈʌp/
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to wait or to stop proceeding
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And I've lost a lot of strength and can't hold up a suitcase anymore.

This one will probably hold up better than this one.

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to turn around

to turn around

/tˈɜːn ɐɹˈaʊnd/
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to turn something or ourselves in another direction

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to move in

to move in

/mˈuːv ˈɪn/
verb
to begin to live in a new house or work in a new office

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to stick to

to stick to

/stˈɪk tuː/
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to continue doing something even though there are some hardships

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to look into

to look into

/lˈʊk ˌɪntʊ/
verb
to try to find out the facts and solve something such as a crime, problem, etc.
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She looked into the car.

" Jimmy looked into the pool carefully.

He looks into the cave and sees a young woman.

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to look around

to look around

/lˈʊk ɐɹˈaʊnd/
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to turn our head to see around us

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to call for

to call for

/kˈɔːl fɔːɹ/
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to make something required, necessary, or appropriate

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to write down

to write down

/ɹˈaɪt dˈaʊn/
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to record something on a piece of paper by writing
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No one was willing to write down for me.

Or like if I have the order written down on my phone

Everywhere I go, I tell them, you know, I have it written down or whatever.

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to run into

to run into

/ɹˈʌn ˌɪntʊ/
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to meet someone by chance and unexpectedly

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to fall into

to fall into

/fˈɔːl ˌɪntʊ/
verb
to accidentally go down into something
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Suddenly one of them hit the tall man's hat off his head and it fell into the road.

The jogger, Peter Jones, hits Jim and he falls into the water.

And he didn't fall into the river - somebody pushed him.' '

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to turn off

to turn off

/tˈɜːn ˈɔf/
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to cause a machine or piece of electrical equipment to stop operating by pushing a button, moving a switch, or turning a key

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to go by

to go by

/ɡˌoʊ bˈaɪ/
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to pass, in space or time

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to go forward

to go forward

/ɡˌoʊ fˈoːɹwɚd/
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to go or travel onward in space or time

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to stand for

to stand for

/stˈænd fɔːɹ/
verb
to represent something in the form of an abbreviation or symbol

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to stick with

to stick with

/stˈɪk wɪð/
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to continue doing something

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to walk into

to walk into

/wˈɔːk ˌɪntʊ/
verb
to become involved in something unpleasant because of carelessness or ignorance
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Then one day he walked into the water by himself and began to explore the bottom of the sea.

He walked into things or fell over them, and he hurt his feet on stones and his head on trees.

Harry goes back across the room to the window, but he walks into a table.

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to shut down

to shut down

/ʃˈʌt dˈaʊn/
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to stop or make something stop working

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to take in

to take in

/tˈeɪk ˈɪn/
verb
to provide shelter for; to receive as a guest

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