Phrasal Verbs Related To Decisions

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Here you will learn English phrasal verbs related to decisions and decision making. Follow clear and detailed explanations in my audio lesson and read the transcript below.

You can always boost your vocabulary related to decisions by learning 10 English idioms about decisions. Have fun!

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Phrasal verbs related to decisions

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Today, we’re going to look at some phrasal verbs related to decisions and decision making. Of course, if you’re working in business, you know about decision making, but it’s not just a business issue.

Decision making is in every part of our life whether it’s about picking a university or deciding whether we’re going to have turkey mince for burgers or beef mince.

So let’s look at phrasal verbs that are connected with decision making.

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to weigh something up

Meaning: to look at the positives and the negatives, the advantages and disadvantages, pluses and minuses of what is going to happen if you make a particular decision

Example:

Michael wanted to weigh up all negatives and positives before starting his career in Y marketing company.

to rush into something

Meaning: to make your decision too quickly or blindly

Example:

Don’t rush into buying a new dress just because you like it at this moment.

First-time property buyers are being advised not to rush into things.

Take your time, there is no need to rush into things.

Phrasal verbs related to decisions

to turn to somebody or something

Meaning: to seek someone’s opinion or advice on whether the decision you’re making is the right decision or to start to do or to use something as a way of finding a solution

Example:

Boys are more likely than girls to turn to their parents for advice.

Sales of alcohol rose during the lockdown as many people turned to drink as a means of coping with the pandemic.

to go for something

Meaning: to take hold of the opportunity when it presents itself

Example:

If you want to travel and see the world, just go for it!

I’m not sure if the right position for me, but I’m going to go for it and see what the future brings.

Phrasal verbs related to decisions

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to put up with something

Meaning: to accept a situation the way it is

Example:

My exam results are as good as I expected, but I have to put up with it and move on.

I like to make my own decisions good or bad, I am willing to put up with the consequences.

to step in

Meaning: to assist or to help or in some ways to interfere to assist or to prevent something more serious taking place

Example:

It took them forever to find my order. The store manager had to step in and solve the problem.

to kick off

Meaning: to start when the time for decision-making is over, to begin the process

Example:

We kicked off our holiday with a nice brunch.

The CEO kicked off the meeting, to report that they had another successful year.

Phrasal verbs related to decisions

So these are phrasal verbs related to decisions. Let me just give them to you one more time:

  • to weigh something up
  • to (not) rush into something
  • to turn to somebody/something
  • to go for something
  • to put up with something
  • to step in
  • to kick off

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