Essential english idioms

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[@english books new] Essential Idioms in English (Elementary

= Easy English = 

= Easy English =
t o g e t i n / t o g e t o n : to enter or to board a vehicle 
To get in is used for carsto get on is used for all other forms of transportation. 
- It's easiest to get in the car from the driver's side. The door on the other side doesn't work well. 
- I always get on the bus to work at 34th Street. 
t o g e t o u t o f / t o g e t o f f : to leave or to descend from a vehicle 
To get out of is used for cars, to get of is used for all other forms of transportation. 
- Why don't we stop and get out of the car for a while? 
- Helen got off the train at the 42nd Street terminal. 
t o p u t o n : to place on oneself (usually said of clothes) (S) 
- Mary put on her coat and left the room. 
- Put your hat on before you leave the house. 
to take off : to remove (usually said of clothes) (S) 
- John took off his jacket as he entered the office. 
- Take your sweater off. The room is very warm. 
t o c a l l u p : to telephone (also: t o g i v e s o m e o n e a c a l l ) (S) 
To call can be used instead of to call up, as in the first example below. 
- I forgot to call up Mr. Jones yesterday I'd better call him now. 
- Call me up tomorrow, Jane. We'll arrange a time to have lunch together. 
- I promise to give you a call as soon as I arrive in New York. 
t o t u r n o n : to start or cause to function (also: t o s w i t c h o n ) (S) 
- Please turn on the light; it's too dark in here. 
- Do you know who turned the air conditioning on

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