PHRASAL VERBS For, From 1

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Emy, If you can "infer the meaning of a phrasal verb from" the context in which you find it, you’ll remember it much more easily. ---------------------- (infer something from) something.
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Deducir de. to form an opinion about something that is based on information that you already have. (see also: figure out (from), work out (from).

Teacher Melany said, much of the meaning must be "inferred from" the context. ---------------------- (infer something from) something.
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Deducir de. to form an opinion about something that is based on information that you already have. (see also: figure out (from), work out (from).

Antonio de Valdez said, the number of spectators at the golf tournament was down today. The rain must have "deterred many people from" coming to watch. ---------------------- (deter somebody from) doing.
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Desanimar de, desalentar de, Impedir de. to make someone decide not to do something. (see also: put off).

Oviedo said, the rain didn’t "deter people from" coming to the game. ---------------------- (deter somebody from) doing.
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Desanimar de, desalentar de, Impedir de. to make someone decide not to do something. (see also: put off).

Let me know Martin if you’re too busy to talk just now. I don’t want to "keep you from" your work. ---------------------- (keep somebody/something from) something.
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Quitar el tiempo de. Perturbar de. to prevent someone from doing something, especially work, by spending time with them.

Well, I'd better go Kaz, I don't want to "keep you from" your studies. ---------------------- (keep somebody/something from) something.
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Quitar el tiempo de. Perturbar de. to prevent someone from doing something, especially work, by spending time with them.

Tribilin said, I had to put my hand across her mouth to "keep her from" shouting. ---------------------- (keep somebody/something from) something.
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Prevenir de, evitar de. to prevent someone from doing something, or to prevent something from happening.

Ceci said, a drop of oil in the pan will "keep the spaghetti from" sticking together. ---------------------- (KEEP somebody/something FROM) something.
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Prevenir de, evitar de. to prevent someone from doing something, or to prevent something from happening.

Manuel Ovi said, we won the game by six goals to one. We "couldn’t have asked for" a better result. ---------------------- (couldn’t ask for) something.
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No pude pedir por. if you say that you couldn't ask for someone or something better, you mean that that person or thing is the best of their kind.

Efrain is great to work for - I really "couldn't ask for" a better boss. ---------------------- (couldn’t ask for) something.
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No pude pedir por. if you say that you couldn't ask for someone or something better, you mean that that person or thing is the best of their kind.

Jane said, the workers "settled for" a ten-dollar wage rise and ended their strike, even though some of them wanted to hold out for more. ---------------------- (settle for) something.
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Conformarse con. to accept something, often something that is not exactly what you want, or is not the best.

Enrique Bermudez said, it looks like she'll probably have to "settle for" second place. ---------------------- (settle for) something.
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Conformarse con. to accept something, often something that is not exactly what you want, or is not the best.

Teacher Matt said that the letters ‘CEO’ "stand for" Chief Executive Officer. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Significar, representar. the words represented by certain initials.

Hey Crhist do you know what do the letters ‘ONU’ "stand for"?. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Significar, representar. the words represented by certain initials.

Edgar said, our boss won’t "stand for" workers being late. He tells us we’ll get fired if we don’t get to work on time. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Tolerar, aceptar, soportar. to accept or tolerate behaviour without complaining or without trying to change it. (see also: put up with).

Essy said, I won't "stand for" this kind of behaviour in my house!. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Tolerar, aceptar, soportar. to accept or tolerate behaviour without complaining or without trying to change it. (see also: put up with).

The Republicans say they "stand for" traditional family values, but Donal says they really stand for the interests of large corporations. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Apoyar, defender. if a group of people stand for a set of ideas, they support those ideas, or if something stands for a particular idea, it represents that idea.

Mike Pence said that the party "stands for" low taxes and the private ownership of industries. ---------------------- (stand for) something.
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Apoyar, defender. if a group of people stand for a set of ideas, they support those ideas, or if something stands for a particular idea, it represents that idea.

Teacher Melany said, I can’t "speak for" the other teachers, but I’d love to try a new textbook. You’d better ask the others before you make a decision, though. ---------------------- (speak for) somebody.
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Hablar por. to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people.

The manager of the airline said. I "speak for" all of us when I say how sorry I am for this mistake. ---------------------- (speak for) somebody.
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Hablar por. to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people.

Jose said, I was really worried when my boss "sent for" me. ---------------------- (send for) something/somebody.
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Hacer traer, enviar a alguien por algo, mandar a alguien por algo, ir a buscar a, mandar a buscar a. to send someone a message asking them to come to see you.

Jane said, If someone gets hurt in the factory, "send for" an ambulance and a doctor straight away. You don’t need permission from anyone first. ---------------------- (send for) something/somebody.
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Hacer traer, enviar a alguien por algo, mandar a alguien por algo, ir a buscar a, mandar a buscar a. to send someone a message asking them to come to see you.


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