Flashcards in Phrasal verbs_соme_make Deck (24)
arrive at a place
Not many people bought tickets for the concert in advance, but quite a few came along and bought tickets at the door.
separate into pieces
The antique picture frame just came apart in my hands.
become conscious again
come around / round
A nurse was with me when I came round after the operation.
disappear or become less strong (of dirt or colour on clothing/material)
Let your shirt soak overnight and the stain will probably come out.
become public knowledge after it has been kept secret (of the truth)
If this story comes out about a Prime Minister, he'll have to resign.
be given to people (of result or information)
When do your exam results come out?
leave after a period in a place (of hospital/prison)
Jane's coming out of hospital at the weekend. She's much better now.
happen successfully or as planed
I was planning to arrange a surprise holiday for her birthday, but I'm not sure it's going to come off.
happen, especially something which is not planned
I've had to organise the school fair again this year - I'm not quite sure how that come about.
something is mentioned or discussed
Only if the subject comes up in conversation.
happend unexpectedly, usually a problem or difficult situation
I nearly told him at work this morning, but then something come up and we had to deal with it straightaway.
I don't know if a place on the council is going to come up for a while yet.
encountered or had to deal with
come up against
I've come up against a few problems.
discovered (or met) by chance
I came across someone who's done an almost identical study.
make (a decision about something)
I've got to come to a decision.
depend mostly on or be influenced most by
come down to
I guess in the end my decision will come down to what my professor recomends.
go in the direction of
make for sth
When we got to the park, the children made for the swings while I sat on a bench.
be able to see or hear something or someone with difficulty
make out sth/sb
Can you make out the words of this song?
invent something, e.g. a story or a game
make up sth
The children loved Uncle Bob because he was so good at making up new games.
understand why someone behaves at they do
make out sb (or make sb out)
Jack is behaving very strangely at the moment. I just can't make him out.
understand something, especially why something has happened
make out sth (or make sth out)
I can't make out why my computer won't let me save this document.
say or write something that is not true in order to deceive
make up sth (or make sth up)
Sally didn't want to go to the concert, so she made up an excuse about being ill.
provide something good in order to make bas situation better
make up for sth
The wonderful food in he restaurant made up for the rather uncomfortable seats.