a. Jobs or Work: 1. To bailout Meaning: to help a person or business in difficulty/ giúp đỡ cá nhân, doanh nghiệp vượt khó khăn. eg: He was bailed out by his teammates! 2. To bring off Meaning: to succeed in achieving something difficult/ vượt qua khó khăn một cách thành công. eg.: He brought off his scholarship plan last month. 3. To cash up Meaning: to count all the money at the end of the working day/ kiểm kê tài chính vào cuối ngày. eg: The cashier is supposed to cash up every evening. 4. To drum up Meaning: to try and increase interest in something/ cố gắng tăng lợi nhuận. eg: We have a new product to drum up next year! 5. To get ahead Meaning: to be successful in your work or your life/ thành công trong công việc và cuộc sống. eg: Everybody wants to get ahead in their career. 6. To knuckle down Meaning: to stop being distracted and to focus on work/ ngừng xao lãng và tập trung làm việc. eg: It’s time we knuckled down. 7. To measure up Meaning: to be good enough; to have the necessary abilities, skills or qualities./ đủ tiêu chuẩn, trình độ, phẩm chất. eg: Jane is selected as she measures up to all the criteria. 8. To smarten up Meaning: to make someone look tidier, more attractive, or cleaner/ làm ai đó trông gọn gàng, hấp dẫn hoặc sạch sẽ hơn. eg: Since his marriage, his wife smartens him up. 9. To step up Meaning: to work harder at something to improve the situation/ nỗ lực làm việc hơn để cải thiện tình hình. eg: The team decides to step up their efforts for goal achievement. 10. To team up Meaning: to join another person or group, in order to do something together/ ghép nhóm, tạo thành nhóm mới để làm việc. eg: Five people teamed up for the project b. Travel: 11. To check in Meaning: to register at a hotel/ làm thủ tục nhận phòng. eg: He checks in at noon. 12. To check out Meaning: to leave and pay for your stay at a hotel/ làm thủ tục trả phòng. eg: You must check out no later than 2pm. 13. To pick up Meaning: to go to a place and collect something or someone/ đón ai đó. eg: Remember to pick me up tomorrow morning! 14. To drop off Meaning: to take someone to a place and leave them there/ đưa ai đến nơi nào đó. eg.: She drops her kids off at the school gate. 15. To get away Meaning: to go somewhere for a break or holiday/ đi đâu đó để du lịch hoặc nghỉ ngơi. eg: It’s good get away for a holiday! 16. To get in Meaning: to arrive at the destination (bus, train, car, etc.)/ vào bến đỗ. eg: The bus will get in at 3 pm, as scheduled. 17. To get on Meaning: to go to a public vehicle/ lên một phương tiện di chuyển. eg: She gets on a train for her new adventure. 18. To hurry up Meaning: do something more quickly/ làm gì đó nhanh hơn. eg: Hurry up! The bus is leaving! 19. To look around Meaning: to explore a place/ khám phá nơi nào đó. eg: Jane arrives one day earlier so that she can spend time looking around. 20. To speed up Meaning: to move or function at a faster or higher rate/ tăng tốc độ. eg: He speeds up to get to the office on time. c. Money: 21. To beat something down Meaning: to persuade the seller to accept a lower price/ mặc cả thành công. eg: The souvenir was sold at $45 but she manages to beat it down to $5. 22. To break into Meaning: to start to use money that you have saved/ dùng tiền tiết kiệm. eg: The company intends to break into the emergency budget. 23. To pay back Meaning: to return money owed to someone/ trả số tiền đã nợ. eg: After 5 years, I have finally able to pay back my bank loan. 24. To put aside Meaning: to save something for a specific, later purpose/ để dành ra một khoản tiền. eg: Jane puts aside money for her next year of college. 25. To sell out Meaning: To sell all of something/ bán cháy hàng. eg: The new collection is sold out within 3 days. 26. To shop around Meaning: To check the price of an item in different shops before buying/ tham khảo giá trước khi mua. eg: You are advised to shop around before buying anything. 27. To splash out Meaning: to spend money freely/ tiêu xài thoải mái. eg: She splashed out on a Gucci bag. 28. To stock up Meaning: to get a large quantity of something for later use/ dự trữ lượng lớn đồ vật. eg: Due to the flood, families are recommended to stock up on food. 29. To tide over Meaning: to help someone with money for a period of time/ hỗ trợ tài chính. eg: The money from my parents will tide me over until I find a new job. 30. To save up Meaning: to keep the money for a large expense in the future/ tiết kiệm khoản tiền lớn cho tương lai. eg: John saves up for his marriage next year. d. Relationships: 31. To ask someone out Meaning: To invite someone out for a date/ mời ai đó đi hẹn hò. eg: You should ask her out sometime. 32. To cuddle up with somebody Meaning: To sit or lie very close to someone and put your arms around them/ ôm ấp, thân mật với ai đó. eg: We cuddled up together and tried to get warm. 33. To fall for Meaning: To be attracted to and start to love someone/ đột nhiên bị thu hút và yêu thích ai đó. eg: She always falls for older men. 34. Get on with somebody Meaning: Have a good relationship with somebody/ có mối quan hệ tốt đẹp với người nào đó. eg: There is no woman good enough to get on with a bad man. 35. Get together Meaning: To join or to meet up with/ tham gia hoặc gặp gỡ nhiều người. eg: Shall we get together on Friday and have a drink? 36. To go along with Meaning: To agree with somebody/something/ đồng tình với một ai đó hoặc một vấn đề nào đó. E.G.: I’ll go along with whatever she says. 37. To hit on someone Meaning: Demonstrate romantic interest/ cho thấy sự hứng thú về mặt tình cảm dành cho ai đó. eg: Some guys hit on me while I was standing at the bar. 38. To hit it off with someone Meaning: To get along very well together/ rất hòa thuận. eg: We had similar ideas about the show, and the two of us hit it off right away. 39. To look up to Meaning: to respect and admire someone/ tôn trọng và ngưỡng mộ. eg: Jenny’s always looked up to her mother-in-law. 40. To settle down Meaning: Be in a long-term, stable relationship/ có một mối quan hệ lâu dài, ổn định. eg: Eventually, I’d like to settle down with him and have a family, but not yet. e. Motion: 41. To calm down Meaning: to stop feeling upset/ bình tĩnh lại. eg: What she said really made me calm down! 42. To perk up Meaning: to make someone cheerful/ tỏ ra vui vẻ để làm ai đó vui lòng. eg: Jane’s joking really perked up her dad. 43. To lift someone’s mood Meaning: to make someone feel more cheerful and hopeful/ vực dậy tâm trạng. eg: The comedy show lifts my mood. 44. To fire someone up Meaning: to make someone become excited/ động viên, truyền cảm hứng. eg: The football coaches fire the players up. 45. To bubble over Meaning: to be very excited and enthusiastic/ cực kỳ hứng khởi eg: The customer was bubbling over with praise for the company. 46. To cheer up Meaning: to make someone feel happier/ làm ai thấy vui hơn. eg: The dog cheers his owner up easily. 47. To ***** up Meaning: To laugh a lot/ làm ai cười nhiều. eg: Everyone *****ed up at Max’s jokes. 48. Grow on someone Meaning: to become increasingly liked or enjoyed by someone/ được ai đó càng ngày yêu thích. eg: Indie music grows on me. 49. Get carried away Meaning: to make someone very excited and lose control/ khiến ai đó vui đến mất kiểm soát. eg: The crowd was carried away by the music. 50. Get over something Meaning: to return to your usual state of health or happiness/ khỏe trở lại hoặc vui trở lại eg: She has just got over her feelings of lovesickness.