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I missed the train because I ______ ______

(sleep longer than you usually do)
SLEPT IN

(sleep in)
I'm so tired! I ______ ______ ______ a good night's sleep

(need or want sth)
COULD DO WITH

(could do with sth)
"Why are you ______ ______ ?"
- "I have an important interview."

(wear nice, smart clothes, often for an important occasion)
DRESSED UP


(dress up)
Although Sam ______ _______ of school, he became
a very successful businessman.

(leave school, a course, etc, before it's finished)
DROPPED OUT


(drop out)
What a pity the summer ______ almost ______ .

(be finished)
IS .... OVER

(be over)
She takes the kids to school every day and ______ them ______ too.

(go and get sb/sth; collect)
PICKS .... UP


(pick sb/sth up)
I was in a music shop yesterday and I ______ ______ my old piano teacher

(meet sb by chance)
BUMPED INTO / RAN INTO


(bump into sb; run into sb)
I bought lunch to ______ ______ _______ cancelling our date.

(compensate for sth)
MAKE UP FOR


(make up for sth)
Wow! ______ ______ that gorgeous guy standing by the bar!

(look at sth/sb to see if you like it/them) (informal)
CHECK OUT

(check out sth/sb)
She let her children ______ ______ to see the end of the film.

(go to bed later than usual)
STAY UP


(stay up)
He felt a lot better once he had ______ ______ smoking.

(renounce sth; stop doing sth that you regularly do)
GIVEN UP

(give up sth)
We're going to a posh restaurant so we need to ______ ______ .

(wear nice, smart clothes, often for an important occasion)
DRESS UP


(dress up)
What time ______ the film ______ ?

(be finished)
IS .... OVER

(be over)
VIP ______ ______ Very Important People

(be an abbreviation or symbol of sth
STANDS FOR

(stand for sth)
The great food in the restaurant didn't ______ ______ ______ the rude service.

(compensate for)
MAKE UP FOR


(make up for sth)
I'm going to ______ _______ the new shopping centre this afternoon. Do you want to come?

(look at sth/sb to see if you like it/them)
CHECK OUT


(check out sb/sth)
He's always ______ ______ his expensive cars.

(show sth/sb you are proud of because you want people to admire it/them)
SHOWING OFF

(show off sth/sb)
It's going to be a difficult match. I don't know if our team can ______ it ______ .

(succeed in doing sth difficult)
PULL .... OFF

(pull off sth)
Our company ______ ______ ______ some fresh new talent.

(need, want sth)
COULD DO WITH

(could do with sth)
I've just ______ ______ for a cookery course. It starts next week.

(register)
SIGNED UP


(sign up) (NB: remember 'sign' rhymes with 'fine' and 'mine' ; )