PHRASAL VERBS con "A" 3

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ACT AS something. --------- Bobby Pulido is a big guy and he has studied boxing, so he can "act as" my bodyguard as well as my driver. ---------------- ACT AS something.
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Hacerla de, servir de. to work or operate as. (see also: function as).
ACT AS something. --------- Doctor Oz said that the hairs in the nose "act as" filters to help keep dust out of our lungs. ---------------------- ACT AS something.
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Hacerla de, servir de. to work or operate as. (see also: function as).
FUNCTION AS something. --------- David Papioly is very important to his football club. As well as being their captain and best player, he "functions as" their media spokesman. ---------------------- (function as) something.
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Hacer el papel de, actuar como. to perform the purpose of a particular thing or the duties of a particular person. (see also: act as).
FUNCTION AS something. --------- We have a spare bedroom which also "functions as" a study. ---------------------- (function as) something.
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Hacer el papel de, actuar como. to perform the purpose of a particular thing or the duties of a particular person. (see also: act as).
KEEP AT something. --------- You’ve lost some weight already Elias. The new diet must be working, so you really should "keep at" it. ---------------------- KEEP AT something.
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Persistir, perseverar. to continue working hard at something difficult or something which takes a long time, or to make someone continue to work hard. (see also: stick at (inf), stick to).
KEEP AT something. --------- Lucca Lamparello said that learning a language is hard work - you have to "keep at" it. ---------------------- (keep at) something.
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Persistir, perseverar. to continue working hard at something difficult or something which takes a long time, or to make someone continue to work hard. (see also: stick at (inf), stick to).
LEAP AT something. --------- When Maria Ovi was offered a job overseas, she "leapt at" the opportunity and accepted the job immediately. -------------- LEAP AT something.
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Aprovechar, aceptar con gusto. to eagerly accept the chance to do or have something. (see also: jump at).
LEAP AT something. --------- Melany Trump "leapt at" the opportunity to live in Japan. ---------------------- (leap at) something.
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Aprovechar, aceptar con gusto. to eagerly accept the chance to do or have something. (see also: jump at).
LOOK AT something. --------- After The Voughnan family established themselves in the local market in Spain, they’ll "look at" expanding into overseas markets. ---------------------- LOOK AT something.
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Considerar, mirar cuidadosamente. (Mirar AT&T algo). to consider a subject carefully in order to make a decision about it. (see also: look into).
LOOK AT something. --------- Richard Voughan said, We need to "look carefully at" the advantages and disadvantages of the new system. ---------------------- (look at) something.
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Considerar cuidadosamente. to consider a subject carefully in order to make a decision about it. (see also: look into).
LOOK AT somebody/something. --------- Brat Pitt’s a very handsome guy and people are always "looking at" him. If he wanted to, he could be a fashion model. ---------------------- LOOK AT somebody/something.
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Mirar a alguien de reojo. to direct your eyes toward someone or something to examine it. (see also: check out).
LOOK AT somebody/something. --------- Robert Gonzalez turned and "looked at" Sandra Muñoz. ---------------------- LOOK AT somebody/something.
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Mirar a alguien de reojo. to direct your eyes toward someone or something to examine it. (see also: check out).
AIM AT somebody/something. --------- The new ads for Levi jeans are "aimed at" young people in particular and, like all ads, they’re aimed at increasing sales. ------------------ AIM AT somebody/something.
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Apuntar a, ir con dirección hacia. to intend something to influence someone, or to be noticed or bought by someone.
AIM AT somebody/something. --------- Raul de Molina said that roughly half of the magazines bought in Britain are "aimed exclusively at" women. --------------- AIM AT somebody/something.
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Apuntar a, ir con dirección hacia. to intend something to influence someone, or to be noticed or bought by someone.
JERK. -------- The door was stuck, but I gave it a "jerk" and it opened. ---------------------- jerk.
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tirón, agarrón, jalón. a sudden quick sharp movement.
JERK. -------- The dead branch came loose after a few "jerks". ---------------------- jerk.
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tirón, agarrón, jalón. a sudden quick sharp movement.
JERK. -------- Dave Papily is a real fucking "jerk". ---------------------- jerk.
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patán, desgraciado. a stupid, foolish or rude person, a person who is not well-liked or who treats other people badly.
JERK. ------- Donal Trump is a real "jerk". ---------------------- jerk.
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patán, desgraciado. a stupid, foolish or rude person, a person who is not well-liked or who treats other people badly.

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