We will have a look at the following phrasal verbs to describe people:
To back down: To admit you were wrong, or to stop supporting a position
If they don’t back down they’ll start a fight.
To blend in: To look or seem the same as surrounding people or things and therefore not be easily noticeable
I never notice him, he always blends in.
To come across as: To behave in a way that makes people believe that you have a particular characteristic
Do you know you come across as an idiot when you say something like that.
To count on somebody: To be confident that someone is always there to help you
I can always count on my friend to help me.
To dress up: To put on formal clothes for a special occasion
I had to dress up for the wedding and wear a suit.
To go together: To look good together
I don’t really know if those colours go together well.
To look like: To have an appearance that is very similar to someone or something, to resemble someone or something
You really look like your father don’t you.
To stand out: To be very noticeable, or to be much better
Your blue hair makes you stand out in a crowd.
To tell apart: To be able to see the difference between two very similar things or people
I can’t tell those colours apart, for me they are just the same.
To tell one from the other: To be able to know the difference between two things
Can you tell one from the other or don’t you know the difference either?