Phrases and Phrasal Verbs (Most-Used 500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 5

Intermediate Deck 5

Total: 20 words

open up

phrasal verb

to make something (especially if shut, locked, restricted, etc.) become available for use or sale

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pull up

phrasal verb

to cause something, usually a vehicle, to stop, often for a short time

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lay out

phrasal verb

to present a plan or suggestion clearly and carefully

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hold out

phrasal verb

to continue to resist or survive in a difficult or dangerous situation; to last

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come over

phrasal verb

to go to another place or towards someone

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start out

phrasal verb

​to start doing something in a particular way, especially in business or work

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send out

phrasal verb

to produce something and disperse or spread it from a central point

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blow up

phrasal verb

​to explode or to be destroyed by an explosion

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lay down

phrasal verb

to officially establish a rule, or say how something should be done

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come around

phrasal verb

to change one's mind or opinion

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crack down on

phrasal verb

to begin handling bad or illegal behavior in a more severe way

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once and for all

idiom

completely and finally

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on behalf of

phrase

representing or speaking for someone else; in place of

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take effect

phrase

to produce or show the intended results

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give rise to

phrase

to cause something to happen or exist

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take issue with

phrase

to disagree or argue about something

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bits and pieces

phrase

different kinds of small random objects

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be under way

phrase

to be already happening

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by and large

idiom

after considering everything about the thing or situation

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in due course

phrase

at the right and proper time in the future

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