I quite agree with him on the sports.
His words do not agree with his actions.
③ [常用于否定句] (食物等) 适合：
Too much meat doesn’t agree with her.
She held on to me tightly.
I will hold on to my dream and never give it up.
② [电话用语] 别挂断；等一下：
Can you hold on? I’ll see if the manager’s in the office.
① [不用于进行时] 组成；构成：
In some languages, 100 words make up half of all words used in daily conversations.
At your first meeting you should make up a rule book.
They made him up as an old man for the last act of the play.
The phone rang and I picked it up.
I picked up the rubbish and threw it into the trash can.
②(车辆等) 中途搭 (人)；中途带 (货)：
I’ve got to pick up my daughter from school at four o’clock.
Twenty men fell into the water and were picked up by other boats.
④(偶然地、无意地) 得到；学会 (语言)；买到：
She picked up Japanese when she was in Japan. Now she can speak it freely.
We managed to pick up a few bargains in the market.
We were able to pick up the BBC World Service.
⑥重提 (话题)；恢复 (健康等)：
He picks up this theme again in later chapters of the book.
take up 开始 (从事)；占用
Rogers took up painting for a while, but soon lost interest.
Meetings and phone calls take up a large part of the day.
The factory turns out 900 cars a week.
② 原来 (是)；证明 (是)；结果 (是)：
Unexpectedly the weather turned out pretty nice that day.
It turned out that his brother died of a heart attack.
I’m just trying to work out how much I spend each month.
To work out the difficult maths problem, I have consulted Professor Russell several times.
③ 制定 (出)：
Trained exercise teachers can help you work out a training plan and keep you active.
Everything worked out OK in the end.
I want to follow David’s example but it never worked out for me.
I go to the sports club and work out once a week.
get through 到达； 通过；打通：
She got through the examination.
Focusing on that goal helps me get through tough times.
I tried phoning her office, but I couldn’t get through.
I could barely make out the stage in the darkness.
I could hear voices but I couldn’t make out what manage they were saying.
His writing is so confusing that it’s difficult to make out what he is trying to express.
She was making out a list of people to invite.
Put up your hands if you have any questions.
They have put up the rent by $200 a month.
② 公布；张贴 (布告、相片等)：
Posters were put up around our school, calling upon us to join in the actions for a greener earth.
③ 建造 (房屋等)；搭建：
They’ve put up a lot of high-rise buildings recently.
I was hoping Kenny could put me up for a few days.
set down 记下；放下：
I don’t want to set down a series of facts in a diary as most people do.
① 翻身；(使) 翻转；翻过 (书页):
He did not fall asleep, turning over in bed from time to time.
Don’t turn over the page yet.
He turned over the work to the secretary.
①(机器等) 出故障；(身体等) 垮掉；(情感等) 失控：
On my way to the station my car broke down.
Her health broke down under the pressure of work.
He broke down as he thought of his failure to sell all his newspapers.
Talks between the two sides have broken down.
③ 把…分若干部分 (以方便做或理解)：
Each lesson is broken down into several units. 每一课都分成几部分。
look down upon 轻视；看不起：
Never look down on people less superior than you.
look up to 尊敬；仰视：
I look up to him because he’s a real artist.
die down 逐渐变弱；逐渐降低;
When the applause had died down, she began her speech.
The wind has died down a bit.
get over 越过；克服 ；恢复过来：
I don’t know how we are going to get over these difficulties.
We are certain that he will get over his illness.
go by 走过；流逝；过去：
Everything will get easier as time goes by.
go over 从一处到 (另一处)；温习：
We went over to the flower seller and asked her if we could buy a flower.
Let us go over your answer again.
I’ve got to go over my notes for tomorrow’s exam.
look into 调查：
The police are looking into the disappearance of two children.
Once I started reading the mystery novel, I just couldn’t put it down.
Please put down your name and address here.
run away from 逃走；躲避
The thief heard the noise and ran away quickly.
It’s irresponsible of you to run away from difficulties.
Trees take in carbon dioxide and give out oxygen.
He was homeless, so we took him in.
It was several minutes before I could take in what he was saying.
She took me in completely with her story.
I’ve already worn out two pairs of shoes this year.
②(使) 疲乏； (使) 耗尽； (使) 厌倦：
These birds are in danger of wearing themselves out by singing too much.
The water was covered with ice, which could
sometimes break up without warning.
② (使) (关系等) 破裂：
I’m surprised to hear that Sue and Paul have broken up.
They decided to break up their partnership.
break the company up into several smaller ones
The police came running and broke up the crowd.
bring about 引起；造成：
Science has brought about many changes in our lives.
① [常用于被动语态] 抚养；养育；教养：
His father died when he was young, and he was brought up by his mother.
② 提出 (讨论等)：
Every time I bring the matter up, he changes the subject.
He has built (up) his business over the years.
Outdoor activities are really helpful in building up my body and enriching my school life.
carry out 实行；执行：
I had some difficulty in carrying out the plan.
They just carried out the order as told.
When reading articles related to science, we often come across difficult or unfamiliar words.
He spoke for a long time, but his meaning did not come across.
come up with 想出；提出；提供：
Our class came up with the idea to make better use of used materials.
They want to buy the house, but they couldn’t come up with the cash.
figure out 弄清楚；弄明白；计算出：
I couldn’t figure out what I had done to annoy my boss.
Have you figured out how much the trip will cost?
get down to 开始做；开始认真对待：
It’s time we got down to business.
① 送掉；分发 (奖品等)：
The Students’ Union called on us to give away our used books to the students in the lower grades.
② 泄露 (秘密)；出卖：
I will never give your secrets away again.
His accent gives him away as a southerner.
③ 放弃 (机会等)；输掉：
Would they give away their chance to win the game?
We gave away two goals in the first half.
give up 放弃；让：
She decided to give up her job and start a coffee bar.
He gave up his seat to a pregnant woman.
lead to 致使；导致:
A lack of confidence can lead to a lot of suffering.
Good habits always lead to high efficiency, while bad ones bring the opposite.
If you study in a systematic way, you won’t leave anything out.
New fathers often feel left out when baby arrives.
live up to 不辜负；符合；履行：
He failed to live up to his parents’ expectations.
look up 抬头看；查阅：
She looked up from her books as I entered the room.
If there are words you do not understand, look them up in a dictionary.
Kids — will you put away your toys now?
We’re putting some money away for expenses.
put forward 把…提前；提出：
We have put forward the wedding by two weeks.
Who put forward a theory about black holes?
put off 延期；推迟：
She called this afternoon to put off the meeting to next week.
put up with 忍受；容忍：
I can’t put up with their smoking any longer.
I can put up with many things, but not with people who steal.
run out (of) 用完；耗尽：
In the future, care for the environment will become very important as earth’s natural resources run out.
set aside 留出；把…置于一旁：
Set aside some time each day to write, even if it is only five minutes.
take on 呈现；雇用；接受 ；承担 ：
Shortly after suffering from a large earthquake and being reduced to ruins, the city took on a new look.
No more workers are being taken on at present.
His secretary will have to take on most of his work while he’s gone.
① 关小；调低 (音量等)：
Could you please turn down your TV a bit?
How could you turn down such a fantastic job when you have been out of work for months?
turn to 转向；求助于：
Their talk turned to the change that had taken place in the city.
Please turn to the police for help when you are in trouble.
① 开大；调高 (音量等) ：
Turn up the radio so that I can hear the program.
② (人) 到达；出现：
He promised that he would come, but he hasn’t turned up yet.
More study should bring on your English.
Stress can bring on illness.
Sometimes situations call for us to act strong and brave even when we don’t feel that way.
② 去 (某处) 接人 / 物：
I’ll call for you at your home.
call up 打电话给；使人想起：
I’ll call you up when I need your help.
This picture called up memories of our class trip.
come down to 归结为；传到…手里：
Their quarrel comes down to money.
The custom has come down to us from our old generations.
People coming off a busy spring and summer have a moment of relaxation.
A button had come off.
come on 快点；进展；算了吧：
Come on , we will be late for the theatre .快点吧，我们去戏院要迟到了。
come to sb 被某人想到：
The answer came to me in a flash.
get in 进入；到达；插话：
A car stopped before him and he got in.
When does the train get in?
She talks so much that it’s impossible to get a word in.
① 分发；发出 (光、热、信号等)；公布：
The teacher gave out the exam papers.
That lamp doesn’t give out a lot of light.
The result of the examination won’t be given out.
We must go home. Our money has given out.
His strength gave out.
go about 从事；忙于；开始做：
The villagers were going about their business as usual.
If I decided to join the club, how do I go about it?
The government is planning to go ahead with the building next year.