Phrasal verbs dictionary

//Phrasal verbs dictionary

Phrasal verbs dictionary

max out

-doći do kraja, iscrpiti sve opcije Simon just knew when he had maxed out. Something in his body told him to stop.

max out 2017-10-19T12:51:32+00:00

one up

-biti bolji od I can one up that. They one-upped the competition.

one up 2017-10-19T12:43:01+00:00

reach out to somebody

-to try to communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them The new mayor is reaching out to the local community to involve them in his plans for the city.  

reach out to somebody 2017-09-28T14:41:14+00:00

kick in (on something) for someone or something

-doprinijeti za nešto u korist nekoga ili nečega; početi raditi ili funkcionirati Would you like to kick in on a gift for Jenny? We still don't know why the emergency generator failed to kick in when the power failed.

kick in (on something) for someone or something 2017-05-18T15:17:45+00:00

go against

-natjecati se; ići protiv We're going against three or four other contractors. Be sure to bid low.

go against 2017-05-10T15:57:04+00:00

cut back on

-smanjiti; štedjeti It's a tough economy. We're trying to cut back on unnecessary expenses.

cut back on 2017-05-10T15:55:55+00:00

pitch in

-pomoći We should be able to finish quickly if everyone pitches in.

pitch in 2017-05-10T15:55:17+00:00

ask around

-raspitati se I need a good real estate agent. Could you ask around and see if anyone knows one?

ask around 2017-05-10T15:54:15+00:00

Fill (someone) in

-dati nekome informacije u vezi nečega “Quickly, let’s go! There’s no time to explain, I’ll fill you in on the way.”  

Fill (someone) in 2017-04-27T19:09:27+00:00

circle back

-vratiti se nazad na nešto što smo ostavili za kasnije Since Andy dropped the ball on this one, we will have to circle back next week and go over the numbers.

circle back 2017-01-11T11:09:04+00:00

play sb/sth off against sb/sth

-poticati nekoga da se natječe ili raspravlja s nekim Management policy seemed to be to play one department off against another.

play sb/sth off against sb/sth 2017-01-03T10:08:06+00:00

palm off

-prevariti, podmetnuti They palmed off cheap wine at high prices by putting it in fancy bottles. She produced fake stamps and palmed them off as genuine.

palm off 2016-12-06T08:57:51+00:00

miss out

-propustiti; izostaviti; previdjeti By leaving early you missed out on the celebrations.

miss out 2016-12-01T10:58:59+00:00

be up against

-if you are up against a situation, a person, or a group of people, they make it very difficult for you to achieve what you want to achieve He was up against fantastic odds – he never stood a chance of winning.

be up against 2016-11-28T10:29:15+00:00

be up to sth

1 biti dorastao nečemu; biti dobar za nešto He's not up to the job; get someone else. 2 raditi nešto potajno, krivo... What are those kids up to?

be up to sth 2016-11-25T12:38:02+00:00