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After celebrating the Christmas Eve with the family and friends, Josh decided to have a party with all his friends during these holidays. He went to city club for booking up the whole place for 27th December but the manager of the club turned it down saying he has some legal notices not to book it till 31st of this month.
The adrenaline which was earlier scaling up right away (Click here!) started to dilute, and Josh came back. Robin, one his close friends, could not see him like this so he called up(Click here!) all his friends and decided to set it all up at his home.
Since everyone splashed out a lot in their recent days, it was not possible for just one person to hold the entire party at home so everyone decided to chip in $100 for the party. Everything was set up and all came spruced up to the event.
Everyone had a blast.
Some were hitting on girls while others were enjoying their Vodka.
“I don’t know how to thank you enough for always standing by me. Thank you Robin, nobody cares that much for a friend”, said Josh.
Robin, being a true friend, did not want to spoil this cloud-nine (Click here!) moment so he just subsided his emotions and appreciating his friend for the thanks he moved for the other tequila.
Phrasal verbs list-Phrasal verb Quiz
Phrasal verb- turn it down
Meaning – to refuse
- Maria turned the proposal of going on a date with Joe.
- He won’t come to the party because his dad turned down to go anywhere after 10 PM.
Phrasal verb- scale up
Meaning – increasing in intensity or number.
- The Internet has definitely scaled up the number of opportunities for the younger generation.
- India is one of the leading countries that are scaling up in scientific and industrial development.
Phrasal verb- set up
Meaning – to organize
- The school reunion was set up by the present management authority and principal.
- We decided to set up an awareness event at the city festival this December.
Phrasal verb- splash out
Meaning – To spend a lot on something
- She splashed out during her anniversary that she is still paying the bills now.
- He splashed out on a Lamborghini.
Phrasal verb- chip in
Meaning – to contribute some share as a part of a joint activity.
- If we all chip in few bucks, we can donate some amount to the NGOs.
- I can only get this work done only if everyone chips in.
Phrasal verb- spruce up
Meaning – To smarten up
- Joe is all spruced up for his school farewell event.
- There was not even a single guy who was properly spruced up during this fashion fest.
Phrasal verb – hit on.
Meaning – to flirt with someone.
- Emma told me that Ben was hitting on her at the party last night.
- Don’t hit on her Jimmy, she already has a boyfriend.
Phrasal verb- stand by
Meaning – to support whenever needed.
- I am so thankful to my girlfriend Sara for always standing by my side.
- Rob always stood by right people; he will definitely achieve success down the line for his goodness.
Slang- had a blast
Meaning – to have a lot of fun
- Everyone had a blast during the fashion fest at the city club.
- I am sure you would have loved the place, had you accompanied with us. We literally had a blast.
Hopefully you would have learnt a lot from today’s article and added some of these phrasal verbs from this small phrasal verbs list to your English vocabulary. Make sure you complete our phrasal verbs exercise or phrasal verbs quiz down at the bottom of this page.
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