Phrasal Verbs vs Formal Verbs

to ask for            = to request 

 

to carry on          = to continue (continuer)

 

to come across  = to discover  (découvrir)

 

to come in          = to enter (entrer)

 

to come up with  = to suggest (suggerer)

 

to cut back on    = to reduce  (reduire)

 

to do away with  = to abandon (abandonner)

 

to give up           = to abandon (abandonner)

 

to go down         = to descend (descendre)

 

to go in               = to enter  (entrer)

 

to go on              = to continue (continuer)

 

to go up             = to ascend

 

to fill in               = to complete (completer)

 

to find out          = to discover   (découvrir)

 

to leave out       = to omit  (omettre)  

 

to lock up          = to imprison (emprisionner)  

 

to look at           = to examine  (examiner)

 

to pin down      = to determine (déterminer)

 

to put up with    = to tolerate (tolérer)

 

to send back     = to return  (retourner)

 

to speed up       = to accelerate  (accèlerer)

 

to stand up for   = to defend  (défendre)

 

to take on          = to employ  (empoyer)

 

to talk about      = to mention  (mentionner)

                                           = to discuss    (discuter de)

 

to think about    = to consider  (considerer)

 

to turn down      = to reject  (rejeter)

 

to work out        = to calculate (calculer)

 

 

 

 

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