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Unit 10 - Phrasal Verbs


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blurt out
say something suddenly and without thining about the effect it will have, usually because you are nervous or excited
catch on
understand; become popular or fashionable
come out
be removed from something such as clothing or cloth by washing or rubbing; have a particular result or end in a particular way
come out with
say something suddenly, usually something that surprises or shock people
dry up
stop talking because you have forgotten what you were going to say
get across
make people understand something
get (a)round
if news get (a)round, a lot of people hear it
get through (to)
be connected to a place by telephone; make someone understand what you are trying to say
let on
talk about something that is intended to be a secret
pass on
give someone something, for example a message, that someone else has given you
put across/over
explain an idea, belieg, etc in a way that is easy to understand
set down
write something on a piece of paper so that it will not be forgotten and can be looked at later; state offically how something should be donestart (out), detonate (a bomb)
shout down
make it difficult to hear what someone says by shouting while they are speaking
speak out
state you opinion firmly and publicly about something, especially in order to protest against or defend something
talk over
discuss a proglem or a plan
talk round
succeed in persading someone to agree to something; discuss something in a general way and without dealing with the most important issues
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