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sit on

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Ride on something: to travel on a vehicle or animal. I started riding on the buses. You can ride on the horse, if you like. Sit on someone or something: to place oneself in a sitting position on someoen or something; to hold someone or som…

agree on

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Agree on something: to accept a proposal or idea in accord with others; to reach a consensus. The union and the company have finally agreed on the terms of the new contract. Concur on someone or something: to agree on a particular person o…

concentrate on

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Concentrate on: focus all one's attention on a particular object or activity She couldn't concentrate on the film. Focus on: adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly Try to focus on a stationary object. Follow …

elaborate on

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Brief someone on something: instruct or inform (someone) thoroughly, especially in preparation for a task She briefed him on last week's decisions. Elaborate on: add more detail concerning what has already been said He would not elaborate …

comment on

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Comment on: express an opinion or reaction in speech or writing The company would not comment on the venture. Gang up on: join together in order to intimidate or oppose someone They gang up on me and nicked my pocket money. Insist on: dema…

congratulate on

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Congratulate on: give (someone) one's good wishes when something special or pleasant has happened to them He had taken the chance to congratulate him on his marriage. Compliment someone on something: politely congratulate or prase (someone…

put on

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Put on: place a garment, jewellery, etc. on part of one's body She put on fresh make-up. Throw on: put on or take on hastily I tumbled out of bed, threw on my tracksuit, and joined the others. I threw on a pair of legging.

rely on

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Bet on someone or something: to place a wager on someone or something; to be certain that something will happen; to have conficence in one's or someone else's abilities. I bet on the winning hourse! You can bet on him being late tonight! -…

touch on

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Touch on: bring ones hand or another part of one's body into contact with John touched him on the shoulder. Infringe on: act so as to limit or undermine (something) I wouldn't infringe on his privacy.

default on

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Default on: fail to fulfil an obligation Some had defaulted on student loans.

impose on

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Enforce something on someone: to make one subject to something, such as a rule or law. Are you really going to enforce this law on me, your own sister? Impose something on someone: force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone The dec…