1. fend off（かわす、受け流す）
= The CEO managed to fend off questions from the press.
2. poke around in（～を探して回る）
= She poked around in her closet for something to wear.
3. rattle off（をすらすらと言う）
= He can rattle off the names of every country in Africa.
4. level with（～に本当のことを言う）
= The president should level with the American people.
5. identify with（～に共感する）
= I identified with the main character in the movie.
6. butt in（口を挟む、口出しする）
= Stop butting in when others are speaking.
7. rub off on（～に受け継がれる、伝わる）
= His sense of humor has rubbed off on his son.
8. sounf off about（～について意見をまくし立てる）
= He is always sounding off about politics.