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them US English

Used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to two or more people or things previously mentioned or easily identified

us and them US English

Expressing a sense of division within a group of people

hers US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with a female person or animal previously mentioned

his US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with a male person or animal previously mentioned

mine1 US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker

mine2 US English

Dig in (the earth) for coal or other minerals

ours US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified

theirs US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with two or more people or things previously mentioned

us US English

Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself and one or more other people as the object of a verb or preposition

yours US English

Used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing

do a —— US English

Behave in a manner characteristic of (a specified person)

murder one US English

First-degree (or second-degree) murder

be US English

Stay in the same place or condition

big US English

Generous

box someone in in box1 US English

Restrict the ability of someone to move freely

cry someone/something up US English

Praise or extol someone or something

cut someone in US English

Include someone in a deal and give them a share of the profits

cut someone off US English

(Of a driver) overtake someone and pull in too closely in front of them

cut someone up US English

Criticize someone severely

do someone in US English

Kill someone

be done up in do someone up US English

Dress someone up, especially in an elaborate or impressive way

eaten up in eat someone up US English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

egg2 US English

Urge or encourage someone to do something, especially something foolish or risky

fit someone/something in US English

Find room or have sufficient space for someone or something

fit someone/something out US English

Provide with the necessary equipment, supplies, clothes, or other items for a particular situation

fit someone up US English

Incriminate someone by falsifying evidence against them

fix someone up in fix US English

Arrange for someone to have something; provide someone with something

gee2 US English

Command (a horse) to go faster

gen someone up in gen1 US English

Provide someone with information

get someone up in get up US English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

gin someone up US English

Arouse or intensify strong feelings in someone

hem someone/something inbe hemmed in in hem1 US English

Surround and restrict the space or movement of

hit someone up US English

Attempt to get something, typically money, from someone

be keyed up US English

Be nervous, tense, or excited, especially before an important event

kit1 US English

Provide someone or something with the appropriate clothing or equipment

lap someone/something in in lap2 US English

Enfold or swathe a person or thing, especially a part of the body, in (something soft)

lay someone up US English

Put someone out of action through illness or injury

let someone/something be US English

Stop disturbing or interfering with

let someone/something go US English

Allow someone or something to escape or go free

let go in let someone/something go US English

Relinquish one’s grip on someone or something

let someone in US English

Admit someone to a room, building, or area

mix someone/something up in mix something up US English

Confuse someone or something with another person or thing

pen someone up/in in pen2 US English

Confine someone in a restricted space

put someone in US English

Appoint someone to fulfill a particular role or job

put someone on US English

Deceive or hoax someone

put someone to US English

Cause inconvenience or difficulty to someone

put someone up US English

Accommodate someone temporarily


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