carry out = to do something that is part of a plan; follow an order
These business managers are carrying out a plan for the expansion of their company.
catch on = start to understand.
At first, Abbas and Dominique had trouble understanding how to learn English with this website, but then they quickly caught on.
check out = to look at, to examine carefully.
These kids are checking out a really interesting website.
come by = 1. to get; 2. to visit.
1. Good employees are hard to come be these days.
2. Come by my house later today.
come on = hurry; stop doing something. Sometimes used when asking or pleading for something.
"Come on! Please eat your food!"
come to terms (with) = to learn to accept. Used with difficult situations.
When there’s a war, many people have to come to terms with the sudden death of a family member.
come up = to happen quickly, suddenly, or soon.
Linda has an important meeting coming up next week and she has to prepare for it.
come up with = to have an idea or to create an idea
She’s trying to come up with some new ideas for teaching English.
cut down on = reduce; do less of something
If he doesn’t cut down on his smoking or quit completely, he’s going to suffer from illness later in life.
cut off = to stop someone; to be rude and get in front of someone; to interrupt.
He got really mad at the driver who cut him off at the intersection.
I was talking on my cell phone when suddenly I got cut off.