1. mull over（じっくり考える、熟考する）
= We need to mull over the situation before making a final decision.
2. lean on（圧力をかける、脅す）
= The government leaned on the TV station not to air the program.
3. cut across（～を超えて広がる）
= The president's popularity cuts across age, gender , and religion.
4. rustle up（を急いで作る）
= She rustled up breakfast for me.
5. muscle in on（～に強引に割り込む）
= The company is trying to muscle in on the Chinese market.
6. branch out（活動範囲を広げる、手を広げる）
= The manufacturer announced plans to branch out into the Indian market.
7. walk out（ストライキをする、立ち去る）
= More than 500 workers walked out against a wage cut.
8. wriggle out of（～を避ける、逃れる）
= The prime minister wriggled out of answering the question.