PHRASAL VERBS By, Back 4

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If we don't sell more said Jane, we'll have to "cut back on" production. ---------------------- (cut back) something, or (cut back on) something
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Reducir, reducir gastos en, recortar en. to reduce: to economize.

You spend too much Kathy Williams. Don’t you think you should try to "cut back on" the amount of money you spend each month?. ---------------------- (cut back) something, or (cut back on) something
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Reducir, reducir gastos en, recortar en. to reduce: to economize.

Jose Romo said, honey, now that I am unemployed we are going to have to "cut back on" our spending. ---------------------- (cut back) something, or (cut back on) something
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Reducir, reducir gastos en, recortar en. to reduce: to economize.

The rose bushes are getting too big, so Ramon is going to "cut them back". ---------------------- (cut back) something, or (cut back on) something
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Reducir, reducir gastos en, recortar en. to reduce: to economize.

Can I borrow your book Smithy after you "get it back" from John?. ---------------------- get something back.
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Devolver, regresar. if you get something back, something that you had before is given to you again.

I wouldn't lend Brat anything, he'll never "get it back". ---------------------- get something back.
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Devolver, regresar. if you get something back, something that you had before is given to you again.

I’ll never forget the way Papioly insulted me in public. One day I’ll "get back at" him by making him look stupid in front of lots of people. ---------------------- (get back at) somebody.
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Vengarse de alguien. to do something unpleasant to someone because they have done something unpleasant to you. (see also: pay back).

I think he's trying to "get back at" Kathy Williams for those remarks she made in the meeting. ---------------------- (get back at) somebody.
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Vengarse de alguien. to do something unpleasant to someone because they have done something unpleasant to you. (see also: pay back).

Jane said, we’ve talked enough about this issue, so let’s "get back to" the main topic of the meeting. ---------------------- (get back to) something.
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Retomar, regresar a algo otra vez. to return to something again. (see also: come back to, return to).

Anyway, said Christh Smith, I'd better "get back to" work. ---------------------- (get back to) something.
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Retomar, regresar a algo otra vez. to return to something again. (see also: come back to, return to).

Jane told Rose, If you don’t have the information you’re asked for, tell the customer you’ll find out and "get back to" them as soon as possible. ---------------------- (get back to) somebody.
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Contactar a. to speak or write to somebody again later, especially in order to give a reply.

April said, I'll "get back to" you later this afternoon with more details. ---------------------- (get back to) somebody.
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Contactar a. to speak or write to somebody again later, especially in order to give a reply.

You can’t trust Sean Spicer. He promises to do something, but he often "goes back on" his word and doesn’t do it. ---------------------- (go back on) something.
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Echarse para atraz, rajarse. to not do something that you promised or said you would do. (see also: back out of).

Christ Smith said, I promised her I'd be there and I don't like to "go back on" my promises. ---------------------- (go back on) something.
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Echarse para atraz, rajarse. to not do something that you promised or said you would do. (see also: back out of).

Rose said, when I "look back" on my student days, I can’t believe we did so many crazy and dangerous things. ---------------------- look back.
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Recordar. to think about or remember something that happened in the past.

Veronica Ruiz said, when I "look back", I'm amazed that I coped so well after my mom's death. ---------------------- look back.
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Recordar. to think about or remember something that happened in the past.

If you get your degree Diana, you’ll have some qualifications to "fall back on" if your career in music doesn’t work out. ---------------------- (fall back on) something.
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Apoyarse de, valerse de, recurrir a alguien o a algo. to use something when other things have failed, or when there are no other choices. (see also: resort to, turn to).

Many families in the US had lost their savings during the civil war and had nothing to "fall back on". ---------------------- (fall back on) something.
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Apoyarse de, valerse de, recurrir a alguien o a algo. to use something when other things have failed, or when there are no other choices. (see also: resort to, turn to).

Johnny Hots just stands there when other kids tease him. He won’t defend himself or "fight back" in any way. ---------------------- fight back.
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Contraatacar. to defend yourself when someone or something attacks you or causes problems for you. (see also: hit back).

Donal might be 70 years old, but don't underestimate his ability to "fight back". ---------------------- fight back.
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Contraatacar. to defend yourself when someone or something attacks you or causes problems for you. (see also: hit back).

Lorenzo says this job is "keeping him back". He thinks he’d be better off working in a bigger company with more opportunities for advancement. ---------------------- keep somebody back.
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Retener, impedir de abanzar, progresar. to prevent someone from making progress. (see also: hold back).

Madona said that it’s only her lack of confidence that’s "keeping her back". ---------------------- keep somebody back.
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Retener, impedir de abanzar, progresar. to prevent someone from making progress. (see also: hold back).


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