1) A long strike threatened to bring down the Government.
to bring down = to topple
2) Iím sure this tablet will bring the temperature down.
to bring down = to decrease
3) The plane was brought down by an anti-aircraft rocket.
to bring down = to destroy
4) The deal was brought off at last!
to bring off = to complete
5) You canít get around it: you have to tell him the truth
to get around = to avoid
6) I canít get around to thanking them for their hospitality
to get around = to remember
7) The murderer got away with a light punishment./As usual she said something ver rude: we canít always let her get away with it.
to get away = to not be punished
Now it's your turn; use the links below and give these a try:
8) Iíll get back at you for being so rude to me.
9) She never got around to thanking them for their hospitality. I promise Iíll get around to taking the examination
9) We must get off at the next stop.
Iíll phone you as soon as Iíve got the children off to school.
I canít get off early, Iíll come with you to the doctorís. We usually get off work at 5 oíclock on Friday.
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