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- in most situations or circumstances
general, most of the people in our apartment are happy with the new manager.
in order to
- for the purpose of
have decided to close down the school for the summer in order to do some major
in other words
- in a different (usually more direct) way
"In other words, if you do not finish the assignment by Wednesday
you will not pass the course."
- in the proper place or location
Everything in the room was in place when we arrived for the meeting.
in some ways
- in some unspecified way or manner, by some unspecified means
In some ways I know what my friend means but in some ways I do not.
in terms of (something)
- with regard to something
In terms of our agreement with the other company we were not allowed to
sell the products online.
- early enough
I did not come home in time to meet my cousin.
keep (someone or something) in mind
- to remember and think about someone or something
I told my co-workers to keep the new starting time for work in mind.
- somewhat, more or less, moderately
I was kind of tired when I arrived home last night.
look for (something)
- to try to find something, to hunt/search for something
My friend has been looking for her credit card all morning but she can`t
look up (something)
- to search for something in a dictionary or other book
I will look up my friend's name in the telephone book.
I looked up the word in the dictionary.
make a difference
- to cause a change in a situation
It does not make a difference whether our boss comes to the meeting or
- to seem reasonable
His new proposal really does make sense.
- to make certain, to establish something without a doubt
I want to make sure that my friend is going to meet me tomorrow.
more or less
- somewhat, to some extent
I more or less have decided to study business next year.
No matter how hard that I try, my piano teacher is never satisfied.
not at all
- certainly not
I am not at all happy with my new computer.
- certainly, definitely, naturally
"Of course you can use my car if you want to."
on the other hand
- however, in contrast, looking at the opposite side of a matter
He is very intelligent but on the other hand he is very lazy and always
gets low marks at school.
- at the scheduled time, exactly at the correct time, punctually
Our train arrived exactly on time.
- again, one more time, once more
I tried once again to phone my boss at his home .
open to (something)
- to be agreeable to learn or hear about new ideas or suggestions
Most members of the class were open to the teacher's ideas.
pick up (something)
- to get or receive something
I will pick up my dry cleaning tomorrow.
I picked up a copy of the newspaper at the station.
point out (someone or something)
- to explain or call attention to someone or something
My teacher was very kind when she pointed out the mistakes that I had
put out (something)
- to produce or make something (a product/brochure/report/CD/movie/paper)
The company puts out a newsletter every month for the employees.
regardless of (something)
- without considering or thinking about something, without regard to something
Regardless of the weather we are going to go fishing tomorrow morning.
"I forgot to bring my book but I will go home and get it right
rule out (someone or something)
- to decide against or eliminate someone or something
The police ruled out the man as a possible bank robber.
We decided to rule out Monday as the day to have our meeting.
run into (something - a fact/trouble/problems/difficulty)
- to experience something, to encounter something
The mechanic ran into trouble when he was fixing my car.
I ran into some interesting facts when I was researching my essay.
set up (something)
- to establish something, to provide the money for something
The newspaper company provided the money to set up the new travel
The company set up a unique situation to test the new product.
- to appear, to arrive, to be present
"What time did your friend show up for the party?"
- until now
So far no one has entered the speech contest at the television station.
so to speak
- as one might or could say, this is one way to say something
We had a good time at the restaurant, so to speak, although the service
was not very good.
sort of (something)
- to be almost something, to be similar to something, to be not quite something
"Did you finish cleaning the kitchen?"
"Sort of, but not really."
stick with (something)
- to continue doing something, to not quit something
My brother has been able to stick with his trumpet lessons since he was
take advantage of (someone or something)
- to use someone or something for one's own benefit
We took advantage of the beautiful weather and went to the beach.
take care of (someone or something)
- to look after or give attention to someone or something
You should take care of your health or you will become sick.
take out (something)
- to remove something from somewhere, to extract something
The teacher told us to take out our books.
I took out some onions from the refridgerator.
take over (something)
- to take control of something, to take command of something
The large company wants to take over some of the small companies in our
- to happen, to occur
The soccer game took place on the coldest day of the year.
to the extent that
- to the degree that, in so far as
I plan to provide information about the new company policy to the extent
that I am familiar with it.
turn in (something)
- to give something to someone, to hand something to someone
I arrived at school early so that I could turn in my essay.
- to be found or known, to prove to be true
It turned out that more people came to the party than we expected.
- until, as far as a certain point, approaching a certain point
Up to last week I had never been inside a bowling alley.
There were probably up to thirty people at the meeting.
up to (someone) to decide/do (something)
- to be responsible to choose or decide something
It is up to the company president to decide when the meeting will start.
- accustomed to
My friend is not used to living in such a big city.
with respect to (something)
- referring to something, concerning something
I do not know what the company will do with respect to the old computer
work out (for the best)
- to end successfully
I hope that everything will work out
for my friend when she moves to London
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