Friday’s Phrasal Verbs

brush up on – study, revise

  • You’ll have to brush up on your French before we go to Toulouse next month.

bend over backwards – do a lot to help

  • I’ve bent over backwards trying to help them and this is how they repay me!

have it out with – argue or discuss in order to clarify

  • You’ve got to have it out with her about your finances, sooner or later.

hang up on – prematurely end a phone call

  • The line went dead! I think she hung up on me!
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