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VEG OUT

He spent his Sunday afternoon vegging out in front of the TV.

 

WASH UP

Millions of nurdles wash up on UK beaches every year and can cause damage to birds and fish, which eat them.

 

WATCH OUT

Tomorrow is April Fools' Day - watch out that you don't get pranked!

 

WHITTLE DOWN

202 candidates put their name forward for the Queen Elisabeth Competition. A jury of five had the difficult task of whittling the field down to 70.

 

WIPE OUT

North Korea vows to "mercilessly wipe out" Kim Jong Un assassination plotters, including the CIA.

 

WORK ON

He hasn't quite perfected his mother's glare, but he's working on it!

 

WORK OUT

Well, that's an idea: work out classroom ideas in a workingwall.

 

Twitter really needs to work out a way to give our community more characters to communicate with each other. I can't tell the whole story.

 

Learning academic language is about using strategies for working out the meaning of difficult words.

 

YELL OUT

Silence can be a good thing, but sometimes, you can yell out!

 

ZERO IN ON

They zeroed in on the key issues.

 

ZOOM IN ON

I'm going to zoom in on the use of the present perfect tomorrow.