||Leave a system or decide not to participate
||I enjoy tennis but I’m so busy I had toopt out of the tournament.
||Admit or confess something
||The boy owned up. He said he kicked the ball through the window.
||The old lady passed away peacefully.
||Don’t forget to pass on the information.
||Faint / lose consciousness
||She passed out when she heard the bad news.
||I will lend you 20€ provided you pay meback before the end of the week.
||Cause pain or discomfort.
||My stomach is starting to play up again after all that heavy food.
||Emphasize or make something seem more important.
||He always plays up his achievements.
||Minimize or make something appear less important
||The government played down the gravity of the situation.
|Come or go quickly in the direction specified
||She popped over to visit her mother after lunch.
||Make a brief visit
||He sometimes pops in for a cup of coffee.
||The question popped up during the meeting.
||Overcome difficulties or illness
||My grandmother caught pneumonia but she pulled through.
||Return something to its normal place after using it.
||Please put away the dictionary when you’ve finished using it.
||Postpone / arrange a later date
||The meeting was put off because of the strike.
||Turn on / switch on
||Could you put on the light please?
||Wear a garment or piece of clothing.
||Put on your coat – it’s getting cold.
||It took a long time to put out the fire.
|put (yourself) out
||Go to a lot of trouble / be inconvenienced.
||Please don’t put yourself out for us.
|put (something) out
||Leave/place someting outside the house.
||Don’t forget to put out the dustbin.
||Connect two people (on the telephone)
||I’ll put you through to Mr. Brown.
||Accommodate / give someone a bed
||We can put you up if you’d like to come for the week-end.
|put up with
||I don’t know how you can put up withall the noise.
||I’ll pick you up at the station.
||Indicate / direct attention to something
||The teacher pointed out the mistake.