PHRASAL VERBS About, Around 1

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Mastruany said, my idea of a holiday is "lazing around" with a good book, but my wife likes to climb mountains and go kayaking. What should we do?. ---------------------- laze, or laze around/away.
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Tirar la hueva. to relax and enjoy yourself, doing very little. (see also: chill out (inf), sit around).

Mike Pence said, my son would "laze around" in front of the TV all day if we let him. ---------------------- laze, or laze around/away.
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Tirar la hueva. to relax and enjoy yourself, doing very little. (see also: chill out (inf), sit around).

Emely Campos said, on Saturdays, I like to just "laze away" the house instead of going out. ---------------- laze, or laze around/away.
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Tirar la hueva. to relax and enjoy yourself, doing very little. (see also: chill out (inf), sit around).

Ines said, we’re "asking some friends around" to our new apartment for dinner on Saturday night. ---------------------- ask somebody around/over.
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Invitar a venir de visita. to invite someone to come to your house. (see also: invite over /around).

Maggy said, I've "asked Esther and Fernando around" to dinner next Saturday. ---------------------- ask somebody around/over.
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Invitar a venir de visita. to invite someone to come to your house. (see also: invite over /around).

It took a long time to persuade Ceci to study English, but her friends "brought her around" by saying she’d never get a good job without it. ---------------------- bring somebody around/round.
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Convencer, hacer pensar de otro modo a alguien. to persuade somebody to agree to something. (see also: talk round, talk into, win over).

Donal didn't like the plan at first, but we managed to "bring him round". ---------------------- bring somebody around/round.
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Convencer, hacer pensar de otro modo a alguien. to persuade somebody to agree to something. (see also: talk round, talk into, win over).

Erika said, I'll "call around" and see if anyone's free on Saturday. ---------------------- call around/around.
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Hablarle a varias personas por telefono. to telephone several people, often in order to find out information.

Luis Gutierrez said, I'll "call around" about this candidate and see if can find something wrong of him. ---------------------- call around/around.
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Hablarle a varias personas por telefono. to telephone several people, often in order to find out information.

Peter Pan said that he would "call round" sometime this afternoon. ---------------------------- CALL ROUND.
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Visitar, pasar de visita. To visit.

Emy said, I "called round" yesterday Martin, but you weren’t in. ---------------------- CALL ROUND.
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Pasar de visita por algun lugar, visitar... To visit.

One can never take him seriously; Yonny's always "clowning about". ---------------------- clown around/about.
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Payasear, hacerse el gracioso. to join with someone in acting silly.

Logan said, we were just "clowning around". We didn’t mean to break anything. ---------------------- clown around/about.
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Payasear, hacerse el gracioso. to join with someone in acting silly.

Airports in the Us should have entertainment facilities available for passengers who have to "hang around" waiting for delayed or connecting flights. ---------------------- hang around.
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Esperar, aguardar. Stay in a place. (see also: sit around, wait around).

Elias and Rosa "hang around" the station most of the day. ---------------------- hang around.
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Esperar, aguardar. Stay in a place. (see also: sit around, wait around).

Maggy said, I’m "inviting a few friends around" for dinner on Saturday night. Would you like to come?. ---------------------- invite somebody around/over.
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Invitar a venir de visita. to ask someone to come to your home. (see also: ask over /around, have over).

Maria Ovi said, we haven't "invited Jose's parents around" yet. ---------------------- invite somebody around/over.
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Invitar a venir de visita. to ask someone to come to your home. (see also: ask over /around, have over).

Raul de Molina said, one of the things celebrities hate is reporters and photographers "nosing around" their neighborhood trying to get sensational stories or photos. ---------------------- nose around.
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Husmear, meter la nariz. to look around a place, often in order to find something.

Adriana said, I don't like the idea of someone "nosing around" in my bedroom. ---------------------- nose around.
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Husmear, meter la nariz. to look around a place, often in order to find something.

Rosa said, everyone in the office was telling jokes and laughing when the boss came in and told us to stop "fooling around" and start doing some work. ---------------------- fool around/about.
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Divertirse con, entretenerse con, jugar con. to spend time having fun or behaving in a silly way. (see also: clown around, kid around, play around).

Ines said, spent the afternoon "fooling around" on the beach. ---------------------- fool around/about.
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Divertirse con, entretenerse con, jugar con. to spend time having fun or behaving in a silly way. (see also: clown around, kid around, play around).

Erick said that after the car crash, lots of people "crowded around" to see the damaged cars and the injured people. ---------------------- crowd around/round.
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Aglomerarse, juntarse mucha gente. if a group of people crowd around or crowd around something or someone, they surround something or someone, standing very close to them.

Donal said, people were "crowding around" Tiger Woods and asking for his autograph. ---------------------- crowd around/round.
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Aglomerarse, juntarse mucha gente. if a group of people crowd around or crowd around something or someone, they surround something or someone, standing very close to them.


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