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to back up

to back up

/bˈæk ˈʌp/
verb
to support someone or something

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to consist of

to consist of

/kənsˈɪst ʌv/
verb
to be formed from particular parts or things
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It has six motors and consists of parts from around the world.

Each printed bar code consists of a unique pattern of black and white lines that represent numbers from 0 to 9.

Each solar collection device consists of a pole with a large mirror on top.

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to lay out

to lay out

/lˈeɪ ˈaʊt/
verb
to arrange a group of things neatly and according to a detailed plan

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to hang on

to hang on

/hˈæŋ ˈɑːn/
verb
to wait briefly

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to look over

to look over

/lˈʊk ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to examine or inspect something quickly
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The waiter looked over Nick's head. '

Then I look over and I see this woman with the mask outside.

So I can look over and read it really quickly.

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to account for

to account for

/ɐkˈaʊnt fɔːɹ/
verb
to give a satisfactory explanation for something that happened or was done

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to mess up

to mess up

/mˈɛs ˈʌp/
verb
to make a mistake; to fail at something or to do something badly

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to carry out

to carry out

/kˈæɹi ˈaʊt/
verb
to do a task

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to go along

to go along

/ɡˌoʊ ɐlˈɑːŋ/
verb
to continue to happen; continue with an activity
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This may be because urbanization often goes along with growth.

So, did the boy and the teacher go along the road when they left?

No, he went along with it.

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to miss out

to miss out

/mˈɪs ˈaʊt/
verb
to not be able to experience or fail to take part in something that others do

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to cut out

to cut out

/kˈʌt ˈaʊt/
verb
to delete or remove using a sharp implement

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to set out

to set out

/sˈɛt ˈaʊt/
verb
to start a journey

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to fill in

to fill in

/fˈɪl ˈɪn/
verb
to inform someone with facts or news

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to leave behind

to leave behind

/lˈiːv bɪhˈaɪnd/
verb
to leave without taking someone or something with you

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to plug in

to plug in

/plˈʌɡ ˈɪn/
verb
to connect to an electrical receptacle

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to have over

to have over

/hæv ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to receive someone as a guest at your home

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to fit in

to fit in

/fˈɪt ˈɪn/
verb
to be accepted by a group and feel that you belong to that group because you are similar to its other members
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Like I could have, I could finally fit in somewhere.

stares* If you ever feel like you don’t fit in my category for receiving batteries, PLEASE.

It can fit in here.

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to fall apart

to fall apart

/fˈɔːl ɐpˈɑːɹt/
verb
to fall or break into pieces as a result of being in an extremely bad condition

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to shut up

to shut up

/ʃˈʌt ˈʌp/
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to stop talking and be quiet

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to fall off

to fall off

/fˈɔːl ˈɔf/
verb
to fall from a particular position to the ground
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The phantom fell off the bed onto the floor, and Rhoda sat up.

Did you fall off the bed?

Here is - hope my phone doesn't fall off the table.

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to pull up

to pull up

/pˈʊl ˈʌp/
verb
to lift or position something or someone upward

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to look out

to look out

/lˈʊk ˈaʊt/
verb
to be careful or cautious about possible danger
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When he woke up in the morning and looked out, he only saw the sea, or sometimes a port.

Then he gets up and looks out.

He stood there, looking out, and ten minutes later another man came down the road and went into the inn.

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to send out

to send out

/sˈɛnd ˈaʊt/
verb
to send something to a number of people or places

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to get around

to get around

/ɡɛt ɐɹˈaʊnd/
verb
to persuade someone to do what one wants, often by doing things they like

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to run out

to run out

/ɹˈʌn ˈaʊt/
verb
to use up something and have no more of it left

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