PHRASAL VERBS For, From 4

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Jane said, I can "vouch for" Edgar's ability to work hard. ---------------------- (vouch for) something/somebody.
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Responder por, poner las manos en el fuego por. to say that (someone or something) is honest, true, or good.

I can "vouch for" Norma Lagunas - I've worked with her in the past and she's good. ---------------------- (vouch for) something/somebody.
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Responder por, poner las manos en el fuego por. to say that (someone or something) is honest, true, or good.

You can give the keys to Jose Gamboa. I can "vouch for" him. ---------------------- (vouch for) something/somebody.
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Responder por, poner las manos en el fuego por. to say that (someone or something) is honest, true, or good.

Diana said, our grandma is still getting over the loss of our grandpa. She still "yearns for" the sound of his voice and the touch of his hand. ---------------------- (yearn for) something.
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Ansiar por, anhelar por. to wish very strongly, especially something that you cannot have or something that is very difficult to have. (see also: long for).

Despite his great commercial success Donal still "yearns for" critical approval. ---------------------- (yearn for) something.
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Ansiar por, anhelar por. to wish very strongly, especially something that you cannot have or something that is very difficult to have. (see also: long for).

Do you think Tito looks Middle Eastern?. He said people in Egypt "took him for" an Egyptian and spoke Arabic to him. ---------------------- (TAKE somebody/something FOR) somebody/something.
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Tomar como, Tomar por. Ver a alguien como. to believe something, usually wrongly, about someone or something.

Ceci looks so young I "took her for" your sister. ---------------------- (TAKE somebody/something FOR) somebody/something.
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Tomar como, Tomar por. Ver a alguien como. to believe something, usually wrongly, about someone or something.

Franco said, when you figure out what time to leave for the airport, "allow time for" traffic jams, and also take the weather into account. ---------------------- (allow for) something.
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Considerar, tomar en cuenta, tener en cuenta. to consider something when you are planning something. (see also: factor in).

Ines said, we "allowed for" living expenses of $20 a day. ---------------------- (allow for) something.
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Considerar, tomar en cuenta, tener en cuenta. to consider something when you are planning something. (see also: factor in).

President Vladimir Putin said, one bomb "accounted for" the power station. ---------------------- (account for) something or someone.
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Aniquilar, acabar con. (to destroy, to kill).

George Barriga and his dad "accounted for" three stags. ---------------------- (account for) something or someone.
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Aniquilar, acabar con. (to destroy, to kill).

U.S. born children Immigrants "account for" 26.1 percent of all uninsured persons in the United States. ---------------------- account for.
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Formar parte del total. constituir, componer, formar parte de. to make up or form a part of something; to constitute, to compose.

Women in Australia "account for" only 25 percent of our employees. ---------------------- account for.
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Formar parte del total. constituir, componer, formar parte de. to make up or form a part of something; to constitute, to compose.

Essy asked, how can we "account for" the high electricity bill this month?. Did we use the air-conditioning more than usual?. ---------------------- (account for) something.
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Explicar, dar cuenta, justificar. (money, difference, actions) Explain or give a reason for something or the cause of something. (as money, difference, actions).

Part of April's job is to record and "account for" all the company’s expenses. ---------------------- (account for) something.
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Explicar, dar cuenta, justificar. (money, difference, actions) Explain or give a reason for something or the cause of something. (as money, difference, actions).

Maggy said, my husband and I have lawyer who "acts for" both of us. ------------------------- (act for) something.
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Representar a, representar por. to represent, to take the place for someone else.

In Jane's absence, Mike Mastruanny will "act for" her in negotiations with Caterpillar Corporation. ---------------------- (act for) something.
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Representar a, representar por. to represent, to take the place for someone else.

kristin said, after the earthquake in san Francisco, the government "appealed for" emergency aid and assistance from neighbouring countries. ---------------------- (appeal for) something.
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Apelar por, pedir, reclamar, solicitar. to make a serious or formal request, especially to the public, for money or help. (see also: ask for).

George Ramos said that the Red Cross is "appealing for" clothes and blankets to send to the devastated region. ---------------------- (appeal for) something.
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Apelar por, pedir, reclamar, solicitar. to make a serious or formal request, especially to the public, for money or help. (see also: ask for).

Donal "demanded" an immediate explanation. ------ demand.
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Exigir. to ask for something very firmly.


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