Phrases and Phrasal Verbs (Most-Used 500+ Terms)/
Intermediate Deck 9

Intermediate Deck 9

Total: 20 words

down the road

phrase

used to mean in the future or at a later date

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turn on someone or something

phrasal verb

to become disloyal

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take the place of

phrase

to replace or be a substitute for someone or something

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take part in

phrasal verb

to participate or be involved in something

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something or someone as fair game

phrase

a person or thing considered as legitimate target for criticism, discussion, mockery, etc.

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wind up

phrasal verb

to find yourself in a place, situation, or with someone, usually as a result of what you do

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in the big picture

phrase

the whole or complete situation, not just one part or aspect of it

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level playing field

phrase

a situation in which everyone has the same chances or opportunities

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call something into question

phrase

to doubt or cause others to doubt something

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buy into

phrasal verb

to completely support or believe in a set of ideas

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hit home

phrase

to be completely understood, or to realize how difficult, unpleasant, or hurtful something is

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play out

phrasal verb

to happen or develop in a particular way

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in the works

phrase

in the process of being planned, discussed, prepared, or developed

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get a handle on / have a handle on

phrase

to understand someone or something well and be able to deal with it

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take up

phrasal verb

to start doing something regularly

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in good faith

phrase

the intention of behaving or acting in an honest or sincere way

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right off the bat

phrase

immediately

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put forward

phrasal verb

to suggest or offer an idea or opinion for discussion

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the other way around

phrase

in the opposite position, direction, order, or situation

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take for granted

phrase

to believe something without checking or thinking about it first

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