36 VERBOS FRASALES 1

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Don't "give up on" me Dad!, I just need a little more encouragement. ------------ GIVE UP ON.
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perder la fe, la confianza en, perder la esperanza. Lose faith in or stop believing in something or someone.

give up on... I gave up on Patinos brothers when I heard what they were saying about me behind my back.
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perder la fe, la confianza en, perder la esperanza. Lose faith in or stop believing in something or someone.

I "gave up on" Jane when I saw what she has done with some of her employees. ---------------- give up on.
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perder la confianza en, perder la fe en, perder la esperanza. Lose faith in or stop believing in something or someone.

look out for someone/something... You must look out for snakes when walking in these hills.
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estar pendiente de, estar atento a, cuidar, vigilar, observar. watchful, to look carefully at people or things around you, to take care of or protect (someone or something).

look out for someone/something... We were told to look out for a blue van.
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estar pendiente de, estar atento a, cuidar, vigilar, observar. watchful, to look carefully at people or things around you, to take care of or protect (someone or something).

look out for someone/something... I have a network of neighbors who look out for each other and support each other.
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estar pendiente de, estar atento a, cuidar, vigilar, observar. to look carefully at people or things around you, to take care of or protect (someone or something).

I’m Emy the oldest, and I always "look out for" my younger brothers. ---------- (look out for) someone/something.
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estar pendiente de, estar atento a, cuidar, vigilar, observar. to look carefully at people or things around you, to take care of or protect (someone or something).

look up... Maybe we'll buy a house when our financial situation looks up.
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mejorar. to get better, to improve.

look up... The economy is looking up.
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mejorar. to get better, to improve.

look up... Things started to look up for me when I got the promotion.
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mejorar. to get better, to improve.

look someone up, or look up someone... I will look Nora up when I return to Tampico.
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averiguar sobre alguien. seguir la pista de alguien. Find out, trace an old friend. to call or go to see (someone) when you are in the area where that person lives.

look someone up, or look up someone... I looked Abel up when I went back to Mexico.
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averiguar sobre alguien. seguir la pista de alguien. Find out, trace an old friend. to call or go to see (someone) when you are in the area where that person lives.

look someone up, or look up someone... I told them to look me up if they came to town.
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averiguar sobre alguien. seguir la pista de alguien. Find out, trace an old friend. to call or go to see (someone) when you are in the area where that person lives.

look up to (someone)... I've always looked up to uncle Victor.
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respetar to respect and admire (someone).

look up to (someone)... Messi is a role model for other players to look up to.
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respetar to respect and admire (someone).

look up to (someone)... The tigers soccer players really look up to their coach.
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respetar to respect and admire (someone).

add up... The numbers just don't add up.
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cuadrar, tener sentido. to make sense, to seem to be logical or true.

add up... They must be lying; their story just doesn't add up.
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cuadrar, tener sentido. to make sense, to seem to be logical or true.

add up... A cup of coffee may only cost a dollar, but those dollars add up quickly.
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subir, incrementar. to slowly increase and become a large number or amount.

add up... I'm saving a little money each month. Eventually it'll add up.
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subir, incrementar. to slowly increase and become a large number or amount.

add up... The hours that I spend traveling to work, are adding up every time more.
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subir, incrementar. to slowly increase and become a large number or amount.

add (something) up or add up (something)... Let's add up all of the money we've saved.
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sumar, añadir, juntar. to put together or count (the number or amount of something) to find the total.

add (something) up or add up (something)... When you add it all up, he's spent over half of his life in jail.
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sumar, añadir, juntar. to put together or count (the number or amount of something) to find the total.

add (something) up or add up (something)... If you want to go to Europe, Start by adding up how much money you have, and then add up your costs.
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sumar, añadir, juntar. to put together or count (the number or amount of something) to find the total.

fit in... I didn't fit in with the other people working there, so I left and found another job.
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adaptarse, congeniar, tratar de quedar bien, ser amigable o amable con alguien, encajar. to belong in a particular situation, place, or group.

fit in... It's a good school, but I feel like I just don't fit here.
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adaptarse, congeniar, tratar de quedar bien, ser amigable o amable con alguien, encajar. to belong in a particular situation, place, or group.

fit in... I was looking for a group that I could fit in with.
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adaptarse, congeniar, tratar de quedar bien, ser amigable o amable con alguien, encajar. to belong in a particular situation, place, or group.

fit in... His lifestyle doesn't fit in with the group.
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adaptarse, congeniar, tratar de quedar bien, ser amigable o amable con alguien, encajar. to belong in a particular situation, place, or group.

Fire up... Dad tried to fire up the central heating but it didn't work.
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prender, calentar, poner en marcha. to turn on a machine.

Fire up... We already fired up the grill for the barbecue.
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prender, calentar, poner en marcha. to turn on a machine.

Fire up... Just let me fire up my computer and we can get down to work.
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prender, calentar, poner en marcha. to turn on a machine.

Fire up... Before we start working let's fire up the coffeemaker.
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prender, calentar, poner en marcha. to turn on a machine.

pep talk... The coach Tuka Ferreti always gave the team a pep talk before the game.
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plática para incentivar, discurso motivacional. a short speech intended to encourage somebody to work harder, try to win, have more confidence, etc.

pep talk... Before her fights Ronda Rouse always needs a pep talk.
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plática para incentivar, discurso motivacional. a short speech intended to encourage somebody to work harder, try to win, have more confidence, etc.

pep talk... Mayweather's coach gave him a pep talk before the fight.
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plática motivadora, platica para incentivar, discurso motivacional. a short speech intended to encourage somebody to work harder, try to win, have more confidence, etc.

Fire up... My best friend and I, we were very fired up for the concert.
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entusiasmar, poner con mucho animo a alguien. enardecer los animos. to fill (someone) with energy or enthusiasm.

Fire up... Everyone in the office was fired up and desperate to get it finished in time.
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entusiasmar, poner con mucho animo a alguien. enardecer los animos. to fill (someone) with energy or enthusiasm.

Fire up... The coach fired up the players with a pep talk.
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entusiasmar, poner con mucho animo a alguien. enardecer los animos. to fill (someone) with energy or enthusiasm.

talk out of... I'm trying to talk her out of leaving school at 16.
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comvencer de no hacer algo negativo. to persuade or convince (someone) not to do (something).

talk out of... Edgar talked her out of trouble.
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comvencer de no hacer algo negativo. to persuade or convince (someone) not to do (something).

talk out of... Jose Romo talked her out of quitting school.
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comvencer de no hacer algo negativo. to persuade or convince (someone) not to do (something).

back up... I'll back you up if I think you're right.
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respaldar, apoyar a. to give help or support to (someone or something).

back up... Go ahead and go to tell the boss what happened; I'll back you up on it.
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respaldar, apoyar a. to give help or support to (someone or something).

back up... She backed her argument up with written evidence.
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respaldar, apoyar a. to give help or support to (someone or something).

back up... Hey, Wait, let's back up for a second. What did you say about my teaching style?.
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echarse de reversa, hacerse para atras, retroceder. to move backward.

back up... The car backed up slowly.
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echarse de reversa, hacerse para atras, retroceder. to move backward.

back up... Excuse me, Could you back up a little to give me some room?.
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echarse de reversa, hacerse para atras, retroceder. to move backward.

back up... Traffic backed up for miles because of the accident.
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congestionarse, atorarse, bloquear, taparse. to become blocked so that movement or flow is slowed or stopped.

back up... The drain backed up and had to be unclogged by a plumber.
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congestionarse, atorarse, bloquear, taparse. to become blocked so that movement or flow is slowed or stopped.

back up... When I eat too much, my stomach back up for hours.
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congestionarse, atorarse, bloquear, taparse. to become blocked so that movement or flow is slowed or stopped.

back up... Remember to back up your work before you log off.
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hacer una copia de respaldo. to make a copy of computer data.

back up... It is advisable to back up all the files on your computer regularly, in case of breakdown.
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hacer una copia de respaldo. to make a copy of computer data.

Burn out... After the long and exhausting boxing fight, the over weigh boxer was completely burned out.
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agotarse, canzarse. to become extremely tired or sick by working too hard over a period of time.

Burn out... Teaching can be very stressful, and many teachers eventually burn out.
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agotarse, canzarse. to become extremely tired or sick by working too hard over a period of time.

Burn out... After the new Year's party I ended up really burned out.
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agotarse, canzarse. to become extremely tired or sick by working too hard over a period of time.

Fire up... Kaz go to fire up the oven to bake the pizza.
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encendecer. to start (something) by lighting a fire.

add up... Why would he do such an awful thing?. No, there's something that doesn't add up here.
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cuadrar, tener sentido. to make sense, to seem to be logical or true.

watchful... The sentries remained watchful throughout the night.
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vigilante, atento. always watching the actions of someone or something: paying careful attention to someone or something.
sentry= centinela. guardia.

watchful... We need to be more watchful of our children.
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vigilante, atento. always watching the actions of someone or something: paying careful attention to someone or something.

look up to (someone)... Dad, I just wanted to be honest with you, because I always look up to you, your my Dad.
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respetar, admirar. to respect and admire (someone).

to get down to work.
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Ponerse manos a la obra, ponerse a trabajar.

to get down to work... If we really want to finish this project on time, we have to get down to work.
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ponerse manos a la obra. ponerse a trabajar.

to get down to work... I have to hurry up to finish this wedding dress in the agreed deadline, So I have to get down to work.
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ponerse manos a la obra. ponerse a trabajar.

to back up... Remember to back up your work before you log off.
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Hacer copias de respaldo.

log off... Log off but don't shut down the computer.
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cerrar sesión, finalizar sesión en la computadora. in computing, sign out or disconnect.

look out for someone/something... I have a network of neighbors who look out for each other and support each other.
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cuidar, vigilar, estar pendiente de, estar atento a. observar. watchful, to look carefully at people or things around you, to take care of or protect (someone or something)

sentry... The king placed an armed sentry at the bridge.
centinela, guardin. a soldier who guards a door, gate, etc.
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El rey colocó una guardia armada en el puente.

I'm looking forward to drinking beer.
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Estoy ansiando a beber cerveza.

I'm always looking forward to my summer vacation every year.
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Siempre estoy ansiando a mis vacaciones de verano cada año.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... Our eyes are in front because it is better to look ahead than to look back. Don't dwell on things on the past. Learn from them and keep moving forward.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... Try not to dwell on your failures.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... George has dwelled in Hammand all his life.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... Crhistine has dwelled here all his life.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

A cave where bats dwell.
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una cueva donde habitan murciélagos.

Tdwell in, on/upon (something)... here is no need to dwell on the past honey.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

dwell in, on/upon (something)... Don't dwell upon your mistakes.
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mortificarse. to think or talk about (something) for a long time.

to clog up, backed up, blocked up, or, stopped up... The drain "backed up, "blocked up", or, "stopped up" and had to be unclogged by a plumber.
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taparse, bloquearse. to clog up, to block something or to become blocked.

Nacho got a herd of (BLANK) in his farm.
cerdo.
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swine... Nacho got a herd of (swine) in his farm.

The sticky dough was a (BLANK) to beat it.
molestia
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nuisance... The sticky dough was a nuisance to beat it.

Talking to mister Berny is a real, (BLANK).
molestia
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nuisance... Talking to mister Berny is a real nuisance.

Talking to mister Berny is a real nuisance.
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Talking to mister Berny is a real nuisance.

What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't grieve over.
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Ojos que no ven corazón que no siente.


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