1. Hang up/hang out
To “hang up” means to end a phone call; to “hang out” means to spend time relaxing, usually with a friend
Example: If he hangs up before I’m done talking, I will be too mad to hang out with him this weekend.
2. Look up / look forward
To “look up” means to search and find information about something, usually in a dictionary or some sort of database.
To “look forward” to something means to be excited about an event that will happen in the future.
Example: After looking up the plot of David Dhawan’s latest movie, I’m really looking forward to seeing it!
3. Get into/get over
To “get into” means to become involved or interested in something.
To “get over” can either mean the opposite of this — to lose interest in something — or it can also mean to recover from something, particularly an illness.
Example: After I get over this flu, which is making me so weak, I’m going to get into dancing again.
4. Throw out/throw up
To “throw up” means to vomit (வாந்தி எடுப்பது. ), whereas to “throw out” means to dispose of something that is no longer being used. (எதாவது பொருளை வெளியே வீசுவது/வெளியேற்றுவது. )
Example: If his baby throws up on the floor in my living room, I’ll have to throw away the rug that’s in there.
5. Run into/run over
To “run into” someone can have the literal meaning of colliding with their body, but the phrase often means to meet or see someone unexpectedly. (எதிர்பார்க்காமல் ஒருவரை சந்திப்பது. )
To “run over” something means to drive a vehicle over that person or thing. (எதாவது பொருள் அல்லது நபரின் மேல் வழியாக சென்றுவிடுவது. )
Example: I was so excited when I ran into my friend that I forgot to look both ways when crossing the street and a car almost ran me over!
6. Put down/put off
To “put down” another person means to insult them or make them feel useless or stupid. (யாரையேனும் அவமானப்படுத்துதல். )
To “put off” something, usually some sort of event, means to postpone it. (எதையாவதை தவிர்ப்பது அல்லது தள்ளிபோடுவது. )
Example: I put off going out to lunch with my friend because the last time I spoke with her, she kept putting me down.
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