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コースケ@Level3supreme 23h
Run into Wen you are driving and hit another vehicle or something near the road, such as a tree or pole, you run into it. - Ken was driving too fast and he ran into a telephone pole. - I was run into by a semi truck.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Doze off When you fall into a light sleep, you doze off. - I went to a movie last night, but it was so boring I dozed off. - If I have a drink at lunch, I am sure to doze off at my desk.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Come off When something comes off, it becomes detached from what it was attached or fastened to. - Be careful with this old book. The covers is coming off. - That paint won’t come off your hands unless you use turpentine
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Through ... up When something causes small particles of dirt, dust, or liquid to rise into the air, it throws them up. - Be careful with that saw. It will throw sawdust up in your eyes. - Don’t stand close to the fire. It is throwing up sparks.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 5h
Feel up to When you feel up to something, you have the confidence or energy to do it. - I’m sorry to cancel, but I just don’t feel up to going dancing tonight. - The top of the mountain is only 1,000 feet away. Do you feel up to?
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コースケ@Level3supreme 23h
Take off When a business or other organized activity becomes very successful, it takes off. - The new restaurant business is taking off because it got a good review in the news. - If this business takes off, we could make a lot of money.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 5h
Pull through When you recover from a serious illness or injury, you pull through. -The doctor didn’t think his chances were very very good, but he pulled through. - Ken is very sick, but he is young and strong I’m sure he will pull through.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Come off When an event come off, it is successful. - The party came off well, everyone had a lot of fun. - The attack didn’t come off the way the general planned.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Come off it When you say “come off it” to people, you are saying that you think something they have said is untrue or foolish. - It is 2:00 you come home smelling like beer, and you say you were working late at the office? Oh, come off it!
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コースケ@Level3supreme 6h
Stay off When you stay off something, you don’t walk or sit on it. - You kids can play in the living room, but stay off the rug. - What can I do to get my cat to stay off the kitchen.
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コースケ@Level3supreme Jul 18
Take ... off When you reduce the price of something that is for sale by a certain amount, you take that amount off. - The sign in the store window said, "Every Monday take 10% off all marked prices" - The car dealer took $200 off the list price.
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コースケ@Level3supreme 5h
Give in When someone pressures you to do something or allow something even though you don’t want to , you give in or give in to their request or demand. - My daughter drove me crazy asking me to buy her a toy, and finally I gave in.
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コースケ@Level3supreme Jul 18
Take off [Informal] When you leave suddenly or quickly, you take off. - After he found out the FBI was looking for him, he took off in a hurry. - The party is boring. Let's take off.
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コースケ@Level3supreme Jul 18
Run into When you meet people unexpectedly, you run into them. Bump into is the same as run into. - We run into Ken and his new girlfriend at the store yesterday. - I owe Ken $100, so I hope I don't run into him.
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コースケ@Level3supreme Jul 18
Put ... on When you attach or affix something to another thing, you put it on. - The Wilsons put a new roof on their house last year. - I told the tailor to put red button on the jacket he is making for me.
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コースケ@Level3supreme Jul 18
Put ... on When you organize or perform something for other people's entertainment, such as a play or a concert, you put it on. - The opera hasn't been put on for more than 100 years. - The club put a show on to raise money for the party.
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ArtisanEnglish.jp Jul 14
Word of the Day: Lingo It's true. If you want to learn the language, you have to speak the lingo. What does that mean? Well, learning English is fine, but you should also learn the local dialect or local words to fit in.
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ArtisanEnglish.jp Jul 11
English Phrase: Just because You’ll often hear this little phrase when someone wants to make a point such as, “Just because your friend does something stupid, doesn’t mean you have to do it too.” It's also a great excuse.
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ArtisanEnglish.jp Jul 18
Word of the Day: Peek-a-boo If you want to play a game of peek-a-boo with a child, cover your face with your hands. Then remove your hands from your face and say peek-a-boo. Kids love it. It makes them laugh every time.
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ArtisanEnglish.jp Jul 10
English Phrase: A roof over your head English is tricky and students are predisposed to think everything has an alternate meaning. Not with this phrase. To have a roof over your head means to have a place to live.
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