act like (inseparable): behave in a way that's like. zachowywać się jak: "What's wrong with Bob? He's acting like an idiot." Note: This phrasal verb is very informal. add up (no object): logically fit together. mieć sens,pasować "His theory is hard to believe, but his research adds up." Note: This phrasal verb is often negative: "His theory seems, at first, to be plausible, but the facts in his research don't add up." add up to (inseparable): to total: osiągać w sumie, łącznie . "The bills add up to £734.96. That's more than I expected!" back off (no object): not follow a threat: wycofać się . "Tom was ready to call the police when I told him I'd wrecked his car, but he backed off when I said I'd pay for the damages." back up (separable): confirm a story, facts, or information: potwierdzić, poprzeć. "If you don't believe me, talk to Dave. He'll back me up." blow up (1. separable): inflate: nadmuchiwać . "We needs lots of balloons for the party. Will you blow them up?" blow up (2. separable): explode; destroy by exploding: wybuchać, detonować . A: "That old building really came down quickly!" B: "That's because the construction company used dynamite to blow it up." break down (1. separable): separate something into component parts: rozbić, rozdzielić . "We spent a lot of money at the supermarket. When we broke the total cost down, we spent more on cleaning supplies than food." break down (2. no object): stop working / functioning: zepsuć się . "Sharon will be late for work today. Her car broke down on the freeway." break in (often no object; with an object, break into-- inseparable): enter by using force (and breaking a lock, window, etc.): włamać się "Jane's apartment was burgled last night. Someone broke in while Jane was at the movies." "Somebody broke into Jane's apartment while she was at the movies. break up (usually no object; with an object, break up with [inseparable)]): end a personal relationship: zerwać ze sobą, rozejść się . "Tim and Julie aren't going steady any more. They got really angry with each other and broke up." bring / take back (separable): return something: odnieść coś . "This book is due tomorrow. I guess I should take it back to the library." bring up (1. separable): mention (as a topic of discussion): wspominać . "We planned to discuss overtime pay in the meeting. Why didn't someone bring that topic up?" bring up (2. separable): raise; rear: wychowywać . "Lucy's parents died when she was a baby. Her grandparents brought her up." brush up on (inseparable): review / study thoroughly for a
"I'm not ready to stop yet. I think I'll keep on working for a make fun of (inseparable): make jokes about (usually
unkindly): robić sobie żarty.
"I agree that Bob looks ridiculous since he shaved his head,
kick out (separable): expel; force someone to leave because but don't make fun of him. You'll hurt his feelings."
of his/her poor performance or unacceptable behaviour:
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