show around/round:  The general manager showed the businessmen around the assembly plant. (To guide someone around a place to view something) 

show off:  She keeps herself in shape and never hesitates to show off her body shape. (To display with excessive pride and for admiration)

show off:  Little Tim showed off his new toys to his friends. (To display with excessive pride and for admiration)
show off:  People find him annoying as he always shows off to them. (To behave in a way that is designed to impress)

show out:  After each job interview, there’s someone to show the applicant out. (To accompany someone, who is leaving, to the door)   

show up:  He has just shown up when he should have done so two hours ago. (To arrive)

show up:  He liked to make appointments but never showed up. (To put in an appearance)
show up:  Without make-up, her wrinkles clearly showed up. (To be visible)
show up:  She vowed never to see him again for showing her up. (To cause someone to feel ashamed)
show up:  Their decisive defeat showed up the team’s weaknesses in defence and passing of the ball. (To demonstrate a fault in someone or something)

shut away:  He used to shut himself away in his own research laboratory. (To hide away or to confine someone)

shut away:  I remember she shut away those things in this locked drawer before she passed away.(To keep something out of reach of other people) 

shut down: They had to shut down the factory two years ago. (To cease operation)

shut down:  They had to shut down one of the twin engines when it malfunctioned. (To close down)

shut in:  They shut the tranquilized tiger in a cage for removal to another part of the jungle. (Toconfine) 

shut off:  Mum always remembered to shut off the stove when she finished cooking. (To stop something from operating)

shut off:  The electric iron shuts off by itself when it gets too hot. (To stop operating)
shut off:  After his release from prison, he shut himself off from the rest of the world. (To be alone)

shut out:  It’s time to shut the dogs out of the house for the night. (To not allow the entry of someone or something into a place)

shut out:  We have to do something to shut out the draught from coming in under the door. (To prevent something from entering a place)

shut up:  She should shut up and listen what others have to say. (To make someone to stop talking)

shut up:  No one is listening to what I’m saying, so I had better shut up. (To stop speaking)
shut up:  Why do they shut up so early; now we can’t get what we want. (To close shop when business finishes for the day)
shut up:  He had to shut up and retire early on medical grounds. (To close a business permanently)
shut up:  This is the tower where the king’s suspected enemies were shut up for the rest of their lives. (To seclude someone from the outside world)
shut up:  He virtually spent his whole life shut up in the laboratory doing what he had always been interested in. (To seclude oneself from the outside world)

sit around:  On most weekends, we would sit around and talk about anything. (To pass time sitting and not doing anything useful)

sit back: He sat back in his chairand started to read the paper. (To have one’s back resting comfortably against the back of a chair)
sit by: They accused him of sitting by when there had been a serious deterioration in his wife’s mental condition. (To fail to give proper care or attention to someone or something; to refrain from taking action)
sit down:  He stood up and let a pregnant lady sit down. (To take a seat)

sit in:  Some of these people who sit in are foreign observers. (To be present but not participating) 

sit in for:  Another newsreader is sitting in for her this evening.  (To act temporarily as a substitute)

sit on:  They accused the departmental head of sitting on their applications. (To delay taking action to deal with something)

sit out:  I sat out the television programme just to be with her. (To not take part in doing something)  

sit out:  We sat out the storm in a harbor before sailing again. (To wait until a bad situation ends)

sit through:  Our boss delivered a lengthy boring speech and we had to sit through it. (To stay until the end of something that is unpleasant)

sit up:  We would sit up and watch when there’s a late football match on television. (To stop oneself from going to bed early)

sit up:  His back is giving him great pain, so he can’t sit up straight. (To sit with the backbone straight)
sit up:  She is making good progress towards recovery as she can now sit up in the bed. (To get up from lying to sitting position)
sit up:  Everyone sat up when he broke the latest news of a big bomb explosion in the city centre. (To pay sudden attention to something)

slip into:  He slipped into his pyjama/pajama trousers and without shirt got into bed. (To put on clothes quickly) 

slip into:  Please wait while I slip into something more comfortable. (To put on clothes quickly) 

slip off:  Let’s slip off our clothes and got into the bath together. (To take one’s clothes off quickly)

slip off:  He was to give a speech later, but he slipped off when no one was looking. (To move away quietly and carefully in order not to be seen or heard)

slip on: She slipped on a pair of gloves to do some gardening. (To put clothes on quickly) 

slip out:  I know I shouldn’t have said it, but the words just slipped out. (To say something not consciously or intentionally) 

slip out of:  He slipped out of his robe and got into the swimming pool. (To take clothes off quickly) 

slip up:  The police slipped up and the wrong person was arrested. (To make a careless mistake)