Compound Verbs

Match the compound verbs on the left with the definitions on the right. The tiles in the right-hand column are sortable. ANSWERS
  • backslide
  • undermine
  • ​withhold
  • outweigh
  • uphold
  • oversell
  • downplay
  • uplift
  • overthrow
  • outlive
  • support something that you think is right
  • refuse to give someone something
  • praise someone or something too much
  • remove a leader or government from power by force
  • gradually make sb or sth less strong or effective
  • make someone feel happier or more hopeful
  • be greater or more important than something
  • live longer than somebody
  • revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice
  • make something seem less important than it really is