||Work on behalf of someone
||Stuntmen act for the heroes in action films.
||Act badly or wrongly
||My fridge has been acting up for four days.
||You must act against the criminals.
||To accept any rule or decision
||We are willing to abide by his decision.
||Dr. Das attends to his patients’ need constantly.
||Accepting something that is correct
||The students are allowed of answering pointwise.
||We are acting upon your decision.
||The workers are asking for money.
||The new report will back up her statement.
||Yesterday I bore away the silver medal.
||I can’t bear with such pain anymore.
||Destroy by explosion
||The terrorists blew up a hotel.
||Water has blown out the fire.
||The prisoners broke away from the prison.
||Fail totally or stop working
||Her health broke down. My bike has broken down.
||Excessive rain has brought about flood.
||To get into something by force
||The dacoits broke in through the window.
||This will bring down the growth of the plant.
||To launch or publish
||Our school is going to bring out our monthly magazine.
||Look after or educate
||He was brought up by his uncle.
||Netaji built up a strong army.
||To destroy or be destroyed by fire
||The building was burnt down.
||To become exhausted
||Don’t burn out your valuable energy over such a trivial matter.
||The boy bursted into tears.
||I cannot call up his name.
||This report calls for a quick review.
||You must call at her place.
||The boss called upon a junior to give updates.
||The strike will be called off soon.
||She called over his name repeatedly.
||I will call on her place tomorrow.
||Call in a nurse.
||A survey of five schools in our area will be carried out next month.
||Carry on with your work.
||Continue in the next/another page
||Carry over your writing to the next page.
||Father has gone for eye checkup.
||They checked in the hotel yesterday.
||Happen to / descend
||Whatever may come of I must go to Korea. Swami Vivekananda came of a cultured family.
||The final examination will come off next month.
||The price of banana has come down.
||Meet by chance
||She came across her school friends at a movie hall.
||Please come forward.
||Mr. Bose came through the war uninjured.
|Come up with
||She came up with a new and unique idea.
||Try to cut down your expenses.
||The computer wires are cut off.
||To remove something by cutting
||A large board was cut out.
||This book deals with the Indian modern art.
|Do away with
||We must do away with child labour.
||Don’t fall out with your sister.
||They are going to fall back their plans.
||Go and fall on your enemies.
||The quality of this product has fallen off.
|Get along with
||Try to get along with your roommate.
|Get away with
||The robbers get away with the booty.
||She is getting over a bad attack of small pox.
||Please try to get by the situation.
||What time did you get in last night?
||The prizes will be given away tomorrow.
||Don’t give up hope.
||You should never give into anyone’s evil desires.
||What is going on here?
||Suit / Match
||This haircut doesn’t go with you.
||Please go through the poem carefully.
||Please go over the answers.
||The price of mobile phones have gone down.
||The lights went out after it started raining.
||Pass on to generations
||Fables are handed down from the past, from ear to ear.
||Roshan is going to hand out paper bills before opening his cafeteria.
||The thief was handed over to the policemen.
||Don’t always hang on her.
||The train from Mumbai was held up for one hour.
||They have held out a good salary.
||Mala seems to hold back something.
||Please hold over the date of our meeting.
|Keep away from
||Be at a distance
||Keep away from strangers.
||Keep up the good work.
||Put a limit to
||The Government must keep down the prices of essential goods.
||Keep at a distance from
||You must keep off wild animals.
||Mother suggested her to lay by some money for future.
||Look over every details before signing the contract.
||Search / searching something in a book
||Look up the synonym of “search” in the dictionary.
|Look down upon
||Do not look down upon the poor.
||Take care of
||You must look after your parents.
||To search for
||I was looking out his picture on facebook.
|Look forward to
||Expect with pleasure
||I am looking forward to her arrival.
||I cannot make out the meaning of this phrase.
||She doesn’t know how she will make up for his loss.
||What do you make of me?
||She passed out due to over exercise.
||Put out the fire.
||Put on your new dress for the party.
||She has put off the meeting.
||Please put in your application to me.
|Put up with
||He could not put up with this anymore.
||The thief ran away from the house with a lot of money.
||The dogs were running after the thief.
||Mita’s patience has run out.
||A car ran over a woman.
||To bid goodbye
||I went to the airport to see her off It’s hard to see
||through the cause of his illness.
||It is too late to set back my plans.
||I must set about unpacking my luggage.
||The summer season has set in.
||Begin a journey
||We will set off before the night.
||Mala set aside a part of her income for the future.
||It was set up in 1931.
||Urge to attack
||She sets her dogs on me.
||It is high time to stand against corruption.
||She will always stand by me.
||White stands for purity.
||Standing on the feet
||Stand up all of you, said the teacher.
||She is likely to stand out his idea.
||Take down the dictation.
||The girl has taken after her mother.
||Tendulkar took on the charge of the Indian cricket team.
||Take the charge
||From now on, he will take over the charge of the hotel.
||She wishes to take back her promises.
||Leave the ground
||The plane will take off at 8 am.
||Consider a person for someone else
||She took him for her brother.
||She told of her experience.
||Over exercise can tell upon one’s health.
||You are ordered to turn about.
||He turned down my proposal.
||Please turn the radio off.
||She must turn up in time.
||Please turn the fan on.
||The company turns out 150 mobiles every week.
||Record in writing
||Sudha wrote down every word spoken by the teacher.
||She wrote out the entire passage.
||The Prime Minister’s speech worked on the citizens.
||I don’t know how to work out your problems.
||Gandhiji worked for the freedom of India.
||Rana worked him up to anger.
||Get rid of
||Ramu worked off his anger.