Phrases and Phrasal Verbs (Most-Used 500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 1

Intermediate Deck 1

Total: 20 words

fall short

phrasal verb

to not be enough; to fail to reach the expected or needed target, amount, or standard

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sell out

phrasal verb

to betray a cause of conviction or to change one's beliefs or principles in order to make money or gain an advantage

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draw the line

idiom

to set a limit on what one is willing to do or accept

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on the horizon

idiom

likely to happen or exist soon

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do away with something

idiom

to stop, remove, or destroy something

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get into

phrasal verb

to become involved or interested in

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go with

phrasal verb

to be included with or to be found together with something

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get back to

phrasal verb

to give someone a reply at a later time

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in effect

phrase

​used when stating or describing what you think the situation really is

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go along

phrasal verb

to continue, progress, or develop

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go along with

phrasal verb

to agree with someone or something

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back and forth

phrase

moving from one direction to another and back again repeatedly

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rule out

phrasal verb

to exclude or to decide that someone or something is not possible or suitable

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hold on

phrasal verb

used to tell someone to wait or stop for a short time

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go too far

phrase

to behave in an extreme way that is not acceptable and annoys or upsets others

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get away with

phrasal verb

to succeed in avoiding punishment or criticism after doing something bad

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count on

phrasal verb

to trust somebody to do something or to be sure that something will happen

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run through something

phrasal verb

to review or repeat something quickly in order to practice it or to make sure that it is correct

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hold someone or something accountable

phrasal verb

to believe that a person or thing is responsible for something

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in common

phrase

to be in the same way as or to share similar aspects with someone or something else

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