Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am on the right track with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?
The trouble with Frank is that he never turns up on time for meeting.
turn up = appear, arrive
Johnson, I’d like you to look into this complaint we received this morning.
look into = examine
The bomb went off with a loud bng which could be heard all over the town.
went off = exploded
He was walking through the park when a strange dog suddenly went for him.
went for = attacked
I won’t be a minute. I just want to try out my new tape recorder.
try out = test
You can’t have a sandwich. I’m afraid, we’re run out of bread.
run out of = used up our supply of
Yes, I’ll go along with that.
go along with = accept
Because of a heavy downpour, the proposed open-air concert had to be called off.
called off = canceled
Why don’t you go in for the “Miss United Kingdom” contest Olia? I’m sure you’d win it.
go in for = enter
I wonder who first came up with the idea of wearing seatbelts in cars?
came up with = thought of
Because of an accident on the line between Brighton and Victoria, my train was held up for several hours.
held up = delayed
I’ve been feeling so depressed lately that I feel tempted to do away with myself.
do away with = kill
Thank you for your efforts.