Phrasal Verbs, Idioms Revision:
it all depends on - How about…? - Present Perfect
Vocabulary at the end of the day
- (Idiom) when everything else has been considered, i.e.
- Yes, the flat is expensive and not in the centre of town but, at the end of the day, you need somewhere to live immediately and it's the best choice.
(to) come up with
- We interviewed many applicants for the job but, at the end of the day, none were suitable.
- (Phrasal Verb) to think of an idea or option, i.e.
- Jamie came up with some great ideas for the party.
- My nieces are coming next weekend. I need to come up with some fun activities to entertain them.
*depends on - to be affected or decided by, i.e.
- Are you going sailing tomorrow?
- Maybe, (it all) depends on the weather.
- Can he get healthy again?
- (That) depends on him. If he gives up smoking, improves his diet, and exercises,
then yes, I think he can.
Also - to rely on, i.e.
- She depends on her son to do her shopping for her.
- I know I can depend on my friends for support, if I need it.
(to) get into
- (Phrasal Verb) to work in a certain field, i.e.
it's a long story
- He's hoping to get into film making.
- She got into software design by helping friends with their computer problems.
- (Idiom) it will take a long time to explain something, i.e.- Why did she leave the UK to go and live in Australia?
- Well, it's a long story.
(to) set up
- (Phrasal Verb) to start a business, i.e.She set up a garden design business last year; it's doing very well.Also:
to put equipment into place, ready to use, i.e.
- Set up the computer in the living room, please.