Basic English Usage
Phrasal-prepositional verbs: Things get even more complicated when we form some verb phrases by adding prepositions to phrasal verbs.
come up with X = to create X or find X
She came up with a new slogan.
He didn't come up with the right answer.
keep up with X = to remain knowledgeable about current events or current thought
I read the newspaper to keep up with current news.
She keeps up with new advances by reading scientific journals.
fill in for X = to substitute for X
You will be gone, so I will fill in for you.
In that recipe, you can use milk to fill in for water.
get along with X = to be friendly with X
Why is it so difficult for him to get along with everybody else?
Lee gets along with everyone in our division.
get out of X = to free oneself of responsibility; to leave
I wanted to get out of that job assignment.
She finally got out of there and found a better job.
Lesson: Ph-Prep Verbs
Course: Basic English Usage