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them British & World 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 British & World English

Expressing a sense of division within a group of people

hers British & World English

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

hie British & World English

Go quickly

his British & World English

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

mine1 British & World English

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

mine2 British & World English

Dig in (the earth) for coal or other minerals

ours British & World 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 British & World English

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

us British & World 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 British & World 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 —— British & World English

Behave in a manner characteristic of (a specified person)

be British & World English

Stay in the same place or condition

box someone in in box1 British & World English

Restrict the ability of (a person or vehicle) to move freely

cry someone/thing up British & World English

Praise (or disparage) someone or something

cut someone in British & World English

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

cut someone up British & World English

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

do someone up British & World English

Dress someone up, especially in an elaborate or impressive way

dob someone in in dob British & World English

Inform against someone

eaten up in eat someone up British & World English

Dominate the thoughts of someone completely

egg2 British & World English

Encourage someone to do something foolish or risky

eye someone up in eye British & World English

Look at someone in a way that reveals a particular, especially sexual, interest

fit someone/thing in British & World English

Find room or have sufficient space for someone or something

fit someone/thing out British & World English

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

fit someone up British & World English

Incriminate someone by falsifying evidence against them

fix someone up in fix British & World English

Arrange for someone to have something; provide someone with something

gee2 British & World English

Command (a horse) to go faster

gen someone up in gen1 British & World English

Provide someone with information

get someone up in get up British & World English

Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping

get someone up British & World English

Dress someone in a specified smart, elaborate, or unusual way

gin someone up British & World English

Arouse or intensify strong feelings in someone

hem someone/thing in in hem1 British & World English

Surround and restrict the space or movement of someone or something

hit on British & World English

Make sexual advances towards

hit someone up British & World English

Contact someone, typically in order to ask them for something

kit1 British & World English

Provide someone or something with the appropriate clothing or equipment

lap someone/thing in in lap2 British & World English

Wrap or enfold someone or something in (something soft)

lay someone up British & World English

Put someone out of action through illness or injury

let someone/thing be British & World English

Stop interfering with someone or something

let someone/thing go British & World English

Allow someone or something to escape or go free

let go in let someone/thing go British & World English

Relinquish one’s grip on someone or something

let someone in British & World English

Admit someone to a room, building, or area

mix someone/thing up in mix something up British & World English

Confuse someone or something with another person or thing

pen someone up/in in pen2 British & World English

Confine someone in a restricted space


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