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KEEP UP

He started to walk faster and the children had to run to keep up.

 

So happy that tweeps keep up the good work that was started in January.

 

KICK OFF

What time does the meeting kick off?

 

LAY OFF

The firm had to lay off workers in 1997, leading to industrial actions across the country, even about non-strikeable issues!

 

LEAD UP TO

The medical terms used on death certificates outline the cause of death, but not all the risk factors that have led up to it.

 

LEAVE BEHIND

Ecotourism: take nothing but photographs, leave behind nothing but footprints.

 

LEAVE OUT

Valentine's Day is celebrated mostly by those coupled among us, which leaves a lot of people out.

 

LIGHT UP

Landmarks across the UK and around the world are lit up in the union jack colours to show support for Manchester after the attack at a concert in the city.

 

LIVE UP TO

When asked about how he felt, the former Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua said, "I'm happy, if anything, that it was a great fight, because there was a lot of hype, a lot of attention around the fight, and I'm glad it lived up to expectations; that's it.

 

LOCK DOWN

The Wannacry programme worked by locking down computer systems and demanding that people paid money in order to be able to get back into their system.

 

LOG OUT

Who has been tampering with my computer? I'm sure I logged out yesterday evening!

 

LOOK AFTER

This way of working actually allows me to look after a greater number of patients.

 

LOOK AHEAD TO

Look ahead to the weekend's footy!

 

LOOK BACK

Looking back, I realise that there was no phrasal yesterday. Will there be one tomorrow?

 

LOOK FORWARD

Are you looking forward to 2017's trend of introducing a phrasaladay?

 

LOOK INTO

Police will look into the matter.

 

LOSE OUT

Make an effort, otherwise you'll lose out.

 

MAKE FOR

Fresh snow showers in combination with frost can make for some extremely hazardous driving.

 

MAKE UP

I thought it was true, but he made up the story!

Usually, roads are made up mostly of rocks, limestone and sand.

 

MELLOW OUT

The teacher mellowed out when the summer holidays started.

 

MISS OUT

If you missed out our prize draw to win £100 now's your chance to enter!

 

MOUTH OFF

She's a typical teenager, coming home late at night and mouthing off to her parents.

 

MOVE ON

Now, let us move on to the next phrasal verb in our list.

 

MUG UP

Social media mugs up on #mugwump, thanks to Boris Johnson.

 

OPEN UP

Sometimes it can be hard to open up about mental health problems.