• Allow for:- Include something in a plan or calculation.
        Ex.- You should ALLOW FOR delays when planning a journey.

  • Angle for:- Try to get something indirectly, by hinting or suggesting.
      Ex.-He's been ANGLING FOR an invitation, but I don't want him to come.

  • Argue down:- Beat someone in a debate, discussion or argument.
      Ex.-The teacher tried to ARGUE the girl DOWN, but she couldn't.

  • Ask around:- Ask a number of people for information of help.
       Ex.:-I have no idea, but I'll ASK AROUND at work and see if anyone can help.

  • Ask around:- Invite someone.
      Ex.:-We ASKED them AROUND for dinner.

  • Ask after:- Enquire about someone's health, how life is going.
       Ex.:-Jenny rang earlier and ASKED AFTER you, so I told her you were fine.

  • Back down:- Retract or withdraw your position or proposal in an argument.
       Ex.:-She refused to BACK DOWN and was fired.

  • Back out:- Fail to keep an arrangement or promise.
      Ex.:-.He BACKED OUT two days before the holiday so we gave the ticket to his sister.

  • Back out of:- Exit a parking area in reverse gear.
     Ex.:- She BACKED the Rolls OUT OF its parking space.

  • Bag out:- Criticise.
    Ex.:-. Don't bag out BAG OUT Australian English.

  • Bail out:- Save, rescue
      Ex.:-The government had to BAIL OUT the airline because it was losing so much money.

  • Bail out:- Remove water from something that is flooded.
      Ex.-The boat was leaking so they had to BAIL it OUT.

  • Bail out on:- Stop supporting someone when they are in trouble.
      Ex.:-Everybody BAILED OUT ON him when the scandal broke.

  • Bail up:- Talk to someone and delay them.
      Ex.:- I was late because he BAILED me UP on the phone and wouldn't shut up.

  • Bail up:- Rob someone at gunpoint.
    Ex.:- He was BAILED UP by a couple of muggers as he came out of the bank.