片語動詞就是將動詞與介系詞或副詞組合在一起，整個當成一個動詞使用。我們幫你選的片語動詞不是最簡單的像talk to, put down, stand up, get in等基本片語，而是「進階版」，簡單漂亮又有動感的片語。它們共同特性是：字很簡單，你不必查字典，add, take, work 你都懂，但和介系詞綁在一塊就產生新的意思。使用片語是英文脫離母語干擾最重要的指標，要熟練它們，請一看再看，最好把它貼到辦公桌前，直到能夠脫口而出，用出來為止。
The total expenses added up to $325.
Sam backed out at the last second.
You need examples to back up your opinion.
The government cannot bail out every company with financial difficulties.
We need to break this problem down in order to solve it.
Pacific Inc. was bought out by a company from Oregon.
They called the event off because of the rain.
I want you to carry on with the project while I am out of town.
He caught on after a few minutes.
How's the research paper coming along？
You can't do without a car in Silicon Valley.
Let's draw an agreement up before we go any further with this project.
The discussions didn't measure up.
Hurry up or you will fall behind!
Who is going to fill in while you're gone？
We should hold off on the meeting until all the members arrive.
I was sick last week, so I took a few days off of work.
I thought I was going to hate it, but I ended up enjoying myself.
It didn’t occur to us that we had left the door open.
Please pass this message on to your coworkers.
Business is really picking up this quarter.
I need to read up on the company before I go on the job interview.
I wouldn’t rule out the possibility of moving to another country if I get a good job offer.
Have you run down those phone numbers I asked for last week？
Please stop running people down all the time. They can't be that bad!
Would you mind running off 10 copies of this document for me？
I can't make out your handwriting. What does this say？
Who should I make this check out to？
He really made out in the stock market last year.
The manager touched on the subject of restructuring during the meeting.
She turned down the new job in New York, because she didn't want to move.
Machines soon wear out under rough usage.
I hope you two work out your problems.
I am glad that your catering business is working out.
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