trzymać się (np. zasad)
If you refuse to adhere to the rules of the club, you may be expelled.
dążyć do czegoś / być skierowanym na coś
Most of his books are aimed at teenager readers.
odpowiadać niegrzecznie, pyskować
How dare you answer back like that?!
I can answer for her qualifications in the field.
odpowiadać za coś, ponosić odpowiedzialność
answer for sb/sth
You can't make me answer for his mistakes. That's unfair!
pytać o kogoś, dopytywać się
ask after sb
He seems to be really interested - he keeps asking after you.
zaprosić kogoś (do kina,restauracji)
You behave like a moron! Ask her out and then you will know if she likes you or not!
łączyć /wiązać coś zczymś
It's ridiculous to associate happiness with full bank account...
Make them sign the agreement so that they would not back out from the project.
back sb/sth up
Will you back me up if I present the alternative solution to the problem?
liczyć na coś
Tom is very disapointed as he banked on the pay rise and finally he didn't get it.
poszukiwać, gonić, ścigać
John is after a job in marketing.
być stworzonym dla kogoś/siebie
be made for
Mary and Paul seem to be made for each other.
pobić kogoś/ poturbować
beat sb up
He was dragged out of the car and beaten up by the street gang.
Johnny! Bend down and do your shoelaces.
Chameleons can blend in with their surroundings.
rządzić / dyrygować kimś
boss about / around
I hate when somebody wants to boss me around!
He wanted to break away from the traditional image of an artist and always wore suits in his studio.
They got caught quite easily as their runaway car broke down after few miles.
załamywać się, kończyć się niepowodzeniem
The discussion broke down because nobody wanted to accept any compromise.