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to keep up

to keep up

/kˈiːp ˈʌp/
verb
to maintain something at a high level or in an efficient state

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to come off

to come off

/kˈʌm ˈɔf/
verb
to become or be able to be detached or removed from something
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A little mud came off on his finger. '

This time the diamond ring comes off!

Then Sue's ski comes off.

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to take away

to take away

/tˈeɪk ɐwˈeɪ/
verb
to remove something from someone or someplace so that they no longer have it

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to cut off

to cut off

/kˈʌt ˈɔf/
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to remove something by cutting with a sharp implement

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to go after

to go after

/ɡˌoʊ ˈæftɚ/
verb
to pursue or try to catch someone or something
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But the old man goes after him.

The Indian got into his canoe and went after the cub.

They went after him and started to shout bad words and attack him.

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to break up

to break up

/bɹˈeɪk ˈʌp/
verb
to end a relationship, typically a romantic or sexual one

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to care for

to care for

/kˈɛɹ fɔːɹ/
verb
to provide treatment for or look after a person or an animal that is sick or injured

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to get over

to get over

/ɡɛt ˈoʊvɚ/
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to recover from an unpleasant or unhappy experience, particularly an illness

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to stand out

to stand out

/stˈænd ˈaʊt/
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to be prominent and easily noticeable

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to walk away

to walk away

/wˈɔːk ɐwˈeɪ/
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to leave a situation, place, or person instead of staying

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to line up

to line up

/lˈaɪn ˈʌp/
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to stand or be arranged in a line or row
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But I did have one thing lined up, and it was really good.

And I have a sponsorship lined up.

Obviously, this side does not really line up.

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to pop up

to pop up

/pˈɑːp ˈʌp/
verb
to appear or occur suddenly or unexpectedly
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Seven armed skeletons pop up from the earth and march in unison toward three nervous warriors.

Every time I see Nancy pop up on somethin', I'm like, goddamn that girl is pretty.

Does sign language just pop up in their head?"

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to get off

to get off

/ɡɛt ˈɔf/
verb
to leave a bus, train, airplane, etc.

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to put up

to put up

/pˌʊt ˈʌp/
verb
to place something somewhere noticeable

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to come along

to come along

/kˈʌm ɐlˈɑːŋ/
verb
to go someplace with another person
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Then suddenly a small boy came along the road.

He played happily for a few minutes, but then a big dog came along.

Now come along, let's fetch the pony and leave,' I said. '

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to give away

to give away

/ɡˈɪv ɐwˈeɪ/
verb
to freely give something as a gift or donation to someone

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to run away

to run away

/ɹˈʌn ɐwˈeɪ/
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to escape from or suddenly leave a place, situation, or person

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to come down to

to come down to

/kˈʌm dˈaʊn tuː/
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to be dependent on a single important factor

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to pay off

to pay off

/pˈeɪ ˈɔf/
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(of a plan or action) to succeed and have good results

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to look forward to

to look forward to

/lˈʊk fˈoːɹwɚd tuː/
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to wait with satisfaction for something to happen
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Audiences began to look forward to commercial breaks during huge events like the Super Bowl or World Cup as part of the entertainment.

I knew I had no one to love me and nothing to look forward to.

I live in calm, looking forward to the end.'

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to bring back

to bring back

/bɹˈɪŋ bˈæk/
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to make something or someone return or be returned

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to come at

to come at

/kˈʌm æt/
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to suddenly move toward someone to threaten them or physically attack them

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to go on with

to go on with

/ɡˌoʊ ˈɑːn wɪð/
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to continue an activity
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I have no idea what's going on with Michelle right now.

Go on with your story.' '

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to blow up

to blow up

/blˈoʊ ˈʌp/
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to cause something to burst or explode

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to pass away

to pass away

/pˈæs ɐwˈeɪ/
verb
to die, used when one does not want to use the word ‘die’

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