- When I told Gina that
she'd won a million dollars, she fainted. When she
came ___________, I told her it was a joke and she almost hit me!
- You should cut back ____________ the amount of coffee that you drink.
- If you're in town next month, we'd love to see you. Please try to drop ________
- No, Paul isn't at the university. He dropped ________.
- I'm too tired to cook tonight. Why don't we eat ________?
- We got lost last night and ended ________ in the next town.
- She had to face ________ to the fact that she would never walk again.
- For a long time I couldn't understand the last problem, but I finally figured it ________.
- Professor Newton is in the hospital and won't be able to teach for the rest of the term. Do you know who's going to fill _________ for her?
- Alan is really intelligent but sometimes he has problems getting his ideas ______.
1. To/round/around. Come to/round/around: regain consciousness.
2. on. Cut back on: use less of something. Cut down on
3. in/by/round. Drop in: visit informally (and usually without scheduling a specific time).
4. out. Drop out: stop attending / leave school or an organization.
5. out. Eat out: have a meal in a restaurant.
6. up. End up: finally arrive at; arrive at an unexpected place.
7. up. Face up to: to accept and deal with something that is difficult or unpleasant.
8. out. Figure sth out: to think about somebody/something until you understand them/it.
9. in. Fill in for sb: temporarily do someone else's work; temporarily substitute for another person.
10. Across. Get sth across: to be communicated or understood; to succeed in communicating something.