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gabble away

to talk quickly for a long time in a way which is boring or difficult to understand

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gang up

to join together in a group to attack or oppose someone

3

gear up

to prepare for somethong that is going to happen soon

4

get about

to be able to move around a place

5

get something across

to succeed in making someone understand an idea or message

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get ahead

to be successful in your job so that you can progress to a more important job

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get along

if two or more people get along they have a friendly relationship

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get at

to criticise someone in an unfair and annoying way

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get away with

to not be noticed or punished when you have done something wrong

10

get back at someone

to do something to hurt or harm someone in order to punish them for hurting or harming you

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get your own back on someone

to so domething to hurt or harm someone in order to punish them for hurting or harming you

12

get by

to have enough money to buy the things you need to live, but no more

13

get someone down

if a situation gets you down, it makes you feel tires and unhappy

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get down to

to finally make a serious effort and start doing something

15

get in

if a train, ship or plane gets in a particular time, it arrives at that time

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get off

to leave the place where you are or to start a journey
to not be punished for a crime or something you have done wrong

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get on

to be successful in your job so that you can progress to a more important job
to continue doing something that you were doing before
if two or more people get on thay have a friendly relationship

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get out of

to avoid doing something you have promised to do or are supposed to do

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get over

to begin to feel better after a shock or an experience which upset you

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get something over

to succeed in communicating ideas so that other people understand them

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get something over with

to finish something unpleasant or difficult thatr you have to do

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get through to

to succeed in making someone understand something, especially when this is difficult

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get up to

to do something epecially something that other people do not approve of

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give away

if a company gives away a product thay give it to people for free in order to attract more customers
to let someone know about something that should be a secret, especially by mistake

25

give out

to produce something such as hear, a smell, light
if a machine gives out, it stops working

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give yourself up

to allow the police or enemy soldiers to make you a prisoner when they have been trying to catch you

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go along with

to accept a particular idea or plan, especially because it might cause trouble if you do not

28

go down

if a computer goes down, or the telephone lines go down, they stop working because of a fault

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go in for

to do, use, have a particular type of thing, because you like it

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go off

to stop liking someone or something you used to like
if food goes off it is not good to eat, because it has been kept too long
if a bomb goes off, it explodes