Phrasal Verbs

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definition: (Inseparable) To follow a rule, decision or instruction

example: Everybody must abide by the law.

definition: (Inseparable) To explain the reason for something

example: There are more police in the streets to account for the increase in crime.

definition: (Inseparable) To want something or someone a lot

example: I'm really aching for a nice hot shower!

definition 1: (Inseparable) To take action because of something like information received

example: We must act on the governments decision before stock prices fall.

definition: (Intransitive) To affect something

example: The President's foreign policy only acts on certain EU countries.

definition: To make sense of or to seem reasonable

example: The witness testimony and evidence just don't add up

definition: To suggest or recommend that doing something is not a good idea

example: The attorney agent advised Lisa and Tom against taking legal action.

definition: To share the same opinion as someone

example: I agree with Karen, this office is too small.

definition: To take into consideration

example: We should overestimate the budget in order to allow for unforeseen complications.

definition 1: To make a serious, urgent or heartfelt request

example: Stephan said that he is going to appeal to a higher court for a different verdict.

definition: To be liked by someone

example: Satire is the type of humour that appeals to me the most.