Фразовые глаголы 2 (up, down)
be up to do smth. — замышлять что-то
|— Don't worry. Your secret's safe with me, sexy. But... you will never believe what my darling husband is up to.|
catch up — догнать
|— Hey. I'll catch up.|
come up — скоро приближаться
| — You have a birthday coming up, don't you?|
— Well, how do you know that?
— Don't forget to make the wish.
come up — случиться
|— If anything else comes up, I'll contact you.|
end up — окончиться чем-то
|— This so called Doctor Brown is dangerous, he's a real nuttcase. You hang around with him you're gonna end up in big trouble.|
keep up with — следить, быть в курсе
| — Which one was it, Greg or Craig?|
— I don't know, I can't keep up with all of your boyfriends.
loosen up — расслабиться
| — Come on Lynn, you need to loosen up and live a little. When's the last time you had a good dicking?|
— A good dicking?
— Go talk to those guys over there.
mess up — всё испортить
|— A woman's best friend has to sign off on all big relationship decisions. So you can't afford to mess this up.|
show up — прийти, появиться
|— Morning, Mr. Oliver. Wasn't sure that you'd actually show up. Not everyone does.|
speak up — высказаться или сказать громко
|— She's classy, so she'll introduce you. When she does, shake hands hard and speak up. Let them know you're there.|
spice up — оживить, взбодрить ситуацию
|— This should certainly spice things up a bit.|
be down — быть не в действии
|— All lines are currently down.|
let smb down — подводить кого-либо
| — I got $20 gold bet on you, so don't let me down.|
— I got $30 gold bet against you, so don't let me down.
turn smth/smb down — отказаться от ч-либо / отказать к-либо
|— The anchor position is yours. I turned down the job.|