To give up + verbe en -ing .....................................
To take up + verbe en -ing .....................................
To take up tennis .....................................
To beat - I beat - beaten .....................................
To argue .....................................
Stop arguing ! ..................................... They keep 
arguing .....................................
To hurt - I hurt - hurt .....................................
It hurts ..................................... My leg hurts 
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To get hurt .....................................
To put on weight .....................................
To go on a diet .....................................
To make an effort .....................................

Mind you, .....................................
If you want my opinion/If you ask me .....................................
As ..................................... Even 
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Not even you ..................................... Almost/nearly 
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Personally .....................................
Too ..................................... Either 
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Me too ..................................... Me either 
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A bit/a little .....................................
My big sister ..................................... My little brother 
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Long-distance runner ..................................... Rowing 
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Sporty ..................................... Impressive 
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Nurse .....................................
Instructor ..................................... Driving instructor 
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Sweden ..................................... Swedish 
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The Swedes .....................................