ESPRESSO ENGLISH PHVERBS Lesson 12

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Regañar. to scold or say exactly what you think about that person (when you have a negative opinion of them).
DECIR -- POR COMPLETO
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TELL (someone) OFF ------- Quito got told off for talking in class. -------- tell (someone) off.
Ignorar. ignore; pretend not to hear.
AFINAR algo/alguien AFUERA. (como tirar a leon).
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TUNE (someone/something) OUT -------- I just tune out and let Cessi take over. ------- TUNE (someone/something) OUT.
Ignorar. ignore; pretend not to hear.
Ignorar. ignore; pretend not to hear.
AFINAR algo/alguien AFUERA. (como tirar a leon).
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TUNE (someone/something) OUT ------- I tune out when my wife starts nagging me. --- tune (someone/something) out.
Confrontar a alguien, Llamar afuera a alguien, afrontar alguien, ponerse al pedo, retar.
lLLAMAR --- alguien -- AFUERA
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CALL someone OUT. ------ Trump was called out by the republicans with the biggest crisis of his political life. ------ call someone out.
challenge or confront the person, especially about something they are doing wrong.
Confrontar a alguien, afrontar alguien, ponerse al pedo, retar.
lLLAMAR --- alguien -- AFUERA
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CALL (someone) OUT ------ Vannesa got sick and tired of being treated badly, so she finally called her boss out.------ call (someone) out.
Confrontar, Ponerse al pedo, retar. challenge or confront the person, especially about something they are doing wrong.
Soltar prenda, soltar la sopa, (Letear Sobre), compartir un secreto.
DEJAR -- SOBRE
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Let on -------- How did she plan the surprise party without letting on to her husband?. ----------- Let on.
not allowing other people to know about something.
Soltar prenda, soltar la sopa, compartir un secreto... DEJAR -- SOBRE
not allowing other people to know about something.
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LET ON ------- John tried his best not to let on about Jane's surprise party. I was upset, but did not let on. -------- let on.
Despotricar, empezar a gritar e insultar como loco.
RAT, O RAT Y REIV.
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RANT or RANT AND RAVE. ---------- Jane has clearly had a bad day; she's been ranting for half an hour now without stopping. --------- RANT. or RANT AND RAVE.
to complain loudly and angrily.
Despotricar, empezar a gritar e insultar, Rantear como loco.
RANchoTres, O RANchoTres Y REIV.
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RANT or RANT AND RAVE---- Luis Gutierrez was ranting and raving about the injustice of the situation.--- to rant. or rant and rave.
to complain loudly and angrily.
Manifestar su oposición sobre algo. speaking publicly about controversial issues.
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Speak out About/Against. ------ Some American people speak out about Illegal immigration. --- speak out about/against.
Levantar la voz, manifestar su oposición sobre algo. speaking publicly about controversial issues.
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Speak out About/Against. ------ Many people speak out against domestic violence. --- speak out about/against.
Estar con la misma cantaleta, harpear sobre alguien, machacar con lo mismo. to talk incessantly about something. HARPA SOBRE
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Harp on ------- Hector is always harping on about more and more production. ---- harp on.
Estar con la misma cantaleta, machacar con lo mismo. to talk incessantly about something.
Arpear (de arpa) — Sobre de. (para harpear la misma canción)
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Harp on ------ I don't see why you Essy have to keep harping on about money. ------- harp on.
Esplicar detalladamente. describe or explain it very carefully in a detailed and meticulous way
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spell out ------ It’s frustrating when you have to spell everything out for new employees. ---- spell something out.
Esplicar detalladamente. describe or explain it very carefully in a detailed and meticulous way.
Deletrear afuera.
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Spell out ------- I just pointed out that I’ve been with the company for two years and my boss doesn’t need to spell out every single task as if I were a child. ---- spell something out.
Defender a. sacar la cara por, dar la cara por. to defend or support someone or something.
PALITO - ARRIBA - PARA alguien
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STICK UP FOR someone. -------- When the bullies came around, kike stuck up for his little brother. ---- stick up for (someone).
Defender. sacar la cara por, dar la cara por. to defend or support someone or something.
Palo Arriba Para alguien.
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STICK UP FOR (someone). ------- When the bullies came around, Omero stuck up for his little sister. ------- stick up for (someone).
Confesar, escupir algo. to confess; admit you did something bad/wrong.
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FESS UP ------- It’s time to fess up did you spend all that money?. ------- fess up.
ConFESar, escupir algo. to confess; admit you did something bad/wrong. ** FEStival - ARRIBA.
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FESS UP ------- Haha, come on Vanessa, fess up! What’d you do?. ---- fess up.
Puntualizar, señalar, remarcar. call attention to a particular fact.
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POINT OUT ------- The tour guide pointed out the historical monuments as the bus drove past them. ---- point out.
Puntualizar, señalar, remarcar. call attention to a particular fact. PUNTO AFUERA
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POINT OUT ------- I just pointed out that I’ve been with the company for two years and my boss doesn’t need to spell out every single task as if I were a child. ------- point out.
Puntualizar, señalar, remarcar. call attention to a particular fact.
Decir las cosas sin pensalas, hablar bajo un impulso, hablar sin pensar, desembuchar. to say something quickly and spontaneously, often without thinking.
suena como: Burro Afuera
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BLURT OUT ------ Will you marry me?" Suddenly Juan Pablo blurted out. ------ blurt out.
Decir algo sin pensarlo
Decir las cosas sin pensalas, hablar bajo un impulso, hablar sin pensar, desembuchar. to say something quickly and spontaneously, often without thinking.
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BLURT OUT ------ To his mother's horror, The doctor blurted out all the details of her illness. ------ blurt out.
Entrometerse, meterse. to suddenly enter and interrupt a conversation (often when you are not particularly welcome in that conversation)
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BUTT IN --- Essy Please stop butting in. You'll have a turn to speak.--- butt in.
Entrometerse, meterse. to suddenly enter and interrupt a conversation (often when you are not particularly welcome in that conversation).
Trasero Adentro.
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BUTT IN ------ The interviewer kept butting in and wouldn't let me answer the question. ------ butt in.
No te metas. to mind your own business!.
Trasero Afuera.
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BUTT OUT ------- I don't want to talk about it, so butt out! ....... BUT OUT.
No te metas. to mind your own business!.
Trasero Afuera.
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BUTT OUT --------- I don't want to talk about it, so butt out! ....... BUT OUT.
bottle cap.
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Corcholata.
BOTELLA CAPA
Corcholata.
Botella capa.
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bottle cap.
Corcholata.
Asaltar a mano armada, robar a mano armada. to carry out armed robbery on).
Palo Arriba
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STICK UP --------- A gang stuck up a bank in New York city last week. ----------- STICK UP.
PALO ARRIBA *** Asaltar, robar a mano armada. to carry out armed robbery on).
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STICK UP --------- Mister Bean is in jail because he attempted to stick up a local bank. ---------- STICK UP.
Asaltar, robar a mano armada. to carry out armed robbery on).
Regañar. to scold or say exactly what you think about that person (when you have a negative opinion of them).
DECIR --- alguien POR COMPLETO.
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TELL (someone) OFF ------- Quito got told off for talking in class. ------- tell (someone) off.

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