Phrasal Expressions – Lesson 9 (English)

Phrasal Expressions : Lesson 9 (English)
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To wake up: to arise from sleep, to awaken.
To be in charge of: to manage, to have responsibilty for.
As soon as: just after, when.
To have a good time: to enjoy oneself.
In no time: very quickly, rapidly. This idiom can be usedwith the idiom ‘at all’ to add emphasis to the certainty of the statement.
To cut down on: to reduce, to lessen (also: to cut back on).
To crack down on: to enforce or punish strictly.
Quite a few: many.
Used to: formerly did, had the habit of. This idiom is used to indicate a post situation, action, or habit that does not exist in the present. The idiom is always followed by a simple verb form.
To be used to: be accustomed to. This idiom refers to a situation, action, or habit that continues in the present. The idiom is always followed by a noun or gerund phrase.
To get used to: to become used to, to become adjusted to. This idiom describes the process of change that allows someone to be used to a situation, action or habit.
Back and forth: in a backward and forward motion.
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