1) e) Read up on something – To learn about something by reading.
2) a) Run up against something – To experience an unexpected difficulty.
3) c) Run off – To leave somewhere or someone suddenly.
4) b) Back down – To admit that you were wrong or that you have been defeated.
5) d) Shop around – To compare the price and quality of the same or a similar object in different shops before you decide which one to buy.
6) a) Take away something – To remove or subtract something.
7) e) Take off – If an aircraft, bird, or insect takes off, it leaves the ground and begins to fly.
8) d) Throw away something – To get rid of something by treating it as garbage.
9) a) Pull over – If a vehicle pulls over, it moves to the side of the road and stops.
10) c) Keep in with someone – To continue to try to be friendly with someone, especially because they can help you.
11) a) Count on someone / something – To depend on someone or expect something.
12) e) Ask around – To ask a lot of different people in order to get information or help.
13) b) Add up to something – To result in something.
14) a) Get off – To leave a train, bus, or aircraft.
15) b) Come forward – To offer to give help or information.
16) a) Come apart – To separate into several pieces.
17) b) Back something up – To prove something is true.
18) e) Bank on sb/sth – To expect something or depend on something happening.
19) a) Catch up – To learn or discuss the latest news.
20) c) Rub out – To murder someone.
21) c) Believe in- Have confidence in
22) d) Break down- fail or collapse.
23) e) Call Back- to return to a place in order to see someone or collect something.
24) c) Call Off- To decide that a planned event, especially a sports event, will not happen, or to end an activity because it is no longer useful or possible.
25) a) Check in- Arrive and register at a hotel or airport.
26) c) Eat out-to eat in a restaurant
27) d) Look After- Take care of.
28) c) Fall Over- If someone falls over, they fall to the ground.
29) b) Join In- to become involved in an activity with other people.
30) b) Hang Around- Associate with (someone).
31) a) Keep up – To be able to understand or deal with something that is happening or changing very fast.
32) c) Account for – Give a satisfactory record of (something, typically money, that one is responsible for).
33) e) Keep back – Remain (or cause someone or something to remain) at a distance.
34) b) Make something into something- To change something into something else.
35) d) Keep on – To have or continue to have in your possession.
36) a) Ring up someone – To telephone someone.
37) e) Take in something – To completely understand the meaning or importance of something.
38) c) Blow up something – To increase the size of something/ Explode.
39) b) Focus on something – To give a lot of attention to one particular person, subject, or thing.
40) d) Deal with someone/something – To develop a way to manage or relate to someone or something.
41) b) One- off – Something that happens or is made or done only once.
42) c) Go- about – To begin to do something or deal with something.
43) a) Make off – To leave quickly, usually in order to escape.
44) b) Mope around – To move from one place to another without any particular purpose or energy, because you are unhappy or disappointed.
45) b) Perk up – To improve or become more exciting.
46) a) Romp in – To win easily.
47) e) Slope off – To leave somewhere quietly so that you are not noticed, usually to avoid work.
48) b) Wimp out – To decide not to do something because you are too frightened.
49) a) Zip it – A rude and angry way of telling someone to stop talking.
50) c) Bow out – To leave a job or stop doing an activity, usually after a long time.