two-word verbs Catch on
Meaning Finally understand what is going on
Come about come across
To take place; happen find unexpectedly
Come by Come on Count on
To gain possession of To progress or advance in increments Depend on.
to inflict injuries on
Handle, take care of (problem, situation)
Discover or obtain information
To detect the true nature or character of; expose
Manage to cope or to survive.
Get in Get through Get to
Enter to use, spend, or consume To start to deal with
To hand in; submit
Keep to Look around
To adhere to search
Find other way
Try to find something.
Look from Look into
To inquire into; investigate
Look out Look through Look to Put off Put on
To be watchful or careful; take care To expect or hope to Postpone / arrange a later date. Wear a garment or piece of
Example Everyone else realized what was happening, but it took Henry ages to CATCH ON. Come out of your house. I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet. Come by 7:00 in the morning. The darkness came on after seven. I am counting on you to make dinner while I am out. The child cut up his finger with the paper. The manager is good at dealing with difficult customers. I'm going to call the cinema to find out what time the film starts. I found out the homework in my briefcase. It's difficult to get by on a low salary. How did the burglar get in? I get through the job early. I get to work early in the morning. She gives in a folder her homework. Keep to the original work. Look around your documents to find the homework. Look away your own knowledge. Jane went shopping to look for a pair of shoes. The police is looking into the disturbance. Look out your score.
She look to the best way. The meeting was put off because of the strike. Could you put on the light
Run into Stand for Stand up Stood out Take hold Take over Take up
clothing. Meet by accident or unexpectedly. Represent, mean.
please? Sophie ran into Maria at the shopping center. I'm not going to stand for such behavior Rise from a sitting position The pupils stood up when the headmaster arrived. To be conspicuous, distinctive, She stood out the school for a or prominent. long time. To become established He planted vines quickly took hold. To assume control, Carlos takes over the control of management, or responsibility. his business. To assume Take up a friendly attitude.