I’ve been on the run all day, and I am exhausted.
I ran across/into my old friend in Paris last week.
We are running out of time.
He ruled over his kingdom successfully for twenty years.
scale Synthetic rubbers are now being produced on a large scale.
scratch He threw away everything he had written and started the novel again f
I’ll have to see about getting the roof mended.
We all went to the airport to see her off.
Her colleagues see her as the future prime minister.
Will you see to the arrangements for the next committee meeting?
I must set about packing now.
Her clear and elegant prose sets apart from most other journalists.
Let’s set aside my personal feelings.
She set out/forth at dawn.
He is set on going to university.
settle You should settle your affairs before you leave. Solve
When are you going to marry and settle down.
short All along he has been striving not to fall short of his parents expect
Things couldn’t be worse financially: in short, we are bankrupt.
Becoming a doctor requires years of training ----- there are really no short c
He never allowed his children to go short of anything necessary for their educ
His real name was Thomas, but he was called Tom for short.
The country is short in known deposits of coal and iron.
The interviewer cut short his guest in mid-sentence.
spirit The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.
I went back and found them in high/low spirits.
stock The sugar is out of stock. in stock
They subjected the two suspects to a long and thorough interrogation.
We are subject to the law of the land.
sympathize We sympathize with him in his sufferings to a great extent.
sympathy Quite a number of people are in sympathy with you on that point.
As always, I had to fight the _____ to take what she willingly offered.
thought On second thoughts, I am inclined to agree with you.
Electricity was at one time thought of as a kind of fluid.
trace Her fear of water can traced back to a childhood accident.
trade he traded in his car for a new model.
He grew very angry when he realized how he had been ____ out of his money.
trick deceive cheat betray fool
what he said is true.
turn We came to an arrangement whereby the two of us took the young lady out
He picked up all the books in turn and examined them.
I didn’t need my umbrella, as it/things turned out.
She turned a deaf ear to our warnings.
He was someone to whom you can turn in difficult times.
We arranged to meet at the cinema at 7:30, but she failed to turn up.
He tried to join the army and was __________ because of poor health.
(turned in turned down turned out turned to)
I don’t think she is the artistic type.
Whatever he said is ultimate conclusion.
Because of the flood, the land yielded nothing that autumn.
Yield/bear/produce/ provide/supply /surrender/submit
This company of soldiers had ______ no women among them, so you could imagine
what they joked about. ( virtually virtuously virtual actual)
By the way, have you heard that George is emigrating to Australia?
In no way can teaching in school be separated from practice.