||Finish a product ( so that there’s none left)
||The kids have used up all the toothpaste.
||Compete or rival with someone
||The athletes vied with each other for first place.
||Express confidence in, or guarantee something
||You can give the keys to Andy. I can vouch for him.
||Keep away or repel (something dangerous or unpeasant).
||I take plenty of vitamin C to ward off colds.
||1) Reheat something.
2) Make more lively or more relaxed.
|1) She warmed up some left-over soup.
2) He told a few jokes to warm up the atmosphere.
||Wash the dishes after a meal.
||Who’s going to help me wash up?
||Watch out! There’s a car coming.
||1) Dilute or make weaker by adding water
2) Make less severe
|1) If you water down the medicine it will be easier to take.
2) He watered down his remarks so as not to offend anyone.
||1) Become unusable
2) Become very tired
|1) Julie wore out her shoes sightseeing.
2) At the end of the day Julie was worn out.
||I can whip up something to eat if you’re hungry.
||Eat greedily and quickly.
||The boys wolfed down the whole cake in no time!
||1) Do physical exercise
2) Find a solution or calculate something
|1) I work out twice a week at the gym club.
2) It’s expensive but I haven’t worked out the exact cost yet.
||Finish or put an end to something
||– Before winding up his speech he thanked everyone for their presence.
– He decided to wind up his business and retire.
||Arrive finally in a place.
||We finally wound up in a village with a spectacular view.
||Clean (board, table)
||The teacher asked Lee to wipe off the board.