Phrasal verbs

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warm someone/something up increase the temperature You can warm your feet up in front of the fireplace.
warm up prepare body for exercise I always warm up by doing sit-ups before I go for a run.
wear off fade away Most of my make-up wore off before I got to the party.
work out exercise I work out at the gym three times a week.
work out be successful Our plan worked out fine.
work somethingout make a calculation We have to work out the total cost before we buy the house.

go out leave home to go on a social event We're going out for dinner tonight.
go out with someone date Jesse has been going out with Luke since they met last winter.
go over something review Please go over your answers before you submit your test.
goover visit someone nearby I haven't seen Tina for a long time. I think I'll go over for an hour or two.
go without something suffer lack or deprivation When I was young, we went without winter boots.

grow apart stop being friends over time My best friend and I grewapart after she changed schools.
grow back regrow My roses grew back this summer.
grow up become an adult When Jack grows up he wants to be a fireman.
grow out of something get too big for Elizabeth needs a new pair of shoes because she hasgrown out of her old ones.
grow intosomething grow big enough to fit This bike is too big for him now, but he should grow into it by next year.

hand something down give something used to someone else I handed my old comic books down to my little cousin.
hand something in submit I have to hand in my essay by Friday.
hand something out todistribute to a group of people We will hand out the invitations at the door.
hand something over give (usually unwillingly) The police asked the man to hand over his wallet and his weapons.
hang in stay positive (N.Amer., informal) Hang in there. I'm sure you'll find a job very soon.
hang onwait a short time (informal) Hang on while I grab my coat and shoes!
hang out spend time relaxing (informal) Instead of going to the party we are just going to hang out at my place.
hang up end a phone call He didn't say goodbye before he hung up.
holdsomeone/somethingback preventfrom doing/going I had to hold my dog back because there was a cat in the park.
hold something back hide an emotion Jamie held back his tears at his grandfather's funeral.
hold on wait a short time Please hold on while I transfer you to the Sales Department.
hold ontosomeone/something hold firmly using your hands or armsHold onto your hat because it's very windy outside.
holdsomeone/somethingup rob A man in a black mask held the bank up this morning.

keep on doingsomething continue doing Keep on stirring until the liquid comes to a boil.
keep something fromsomeone not tell We kept our relationship from our parents for two years.
keepsomeone/somethingoutstop from entering Try to keep the wet dog out of the living room.
keep something up continue at the same rate If you keep those results up you will get into a great college.

let someone down fail to support or help, disappoint I need you to be on time. Don't let me down this time
let someone in allow to enter...
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