1. live on, live by
live on以…為主食，live by靠…謀生 live on fish/ live by fishing
2. beat, hit, strike
beat連續性地擊打；hit打中，對準打；strike打一下或若干下 beat the wings
3. meet, meet with
meet遇到，meet with體驗到，遭遇到 meet with an accident
4. lose, miss
lose失去（具體的物體），錯過 sth. is lost, lose the chance；miss 想念，錯過sth. is missing,
miss the chance
5. be tired of, be tired with/from
be tired of厭煩…，be tired with/from因為…而累了 be tired with/from running 800 meters
6. care about, care for
care about關心，計較，在乎，一般多用於否定句中；care for關心，照料，喜歡，願意
He doesn't care about his clothes. I don't care for movies.
7. catch a cold, have a cold
catch a cold不能和表示"一段時間"的狀語連用，而have a cold可以
She has had a cold for a week.
8. change for, change into
change for調換成，change into變成 Change the shirt for a bigger one. Water changes into ice.
9. continue, last
二者均為持續，continue主動，被動均可，last只能用主動 The war continued/lasted five years. The story is to be continued.
10. feed, raise
feed餵養，養活，飼養 (to give food to)， raise飼養，養育 (cause to grow, bring up children)
raise the family