PHRASAL VERBS In 3

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We have some trainee teachers coming in today. They’re going to "sit in on" some classes and watch what we do. ---- sit in on.
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Sentarse como observador oyente. Estar presente como observador oyente. To be present as an observator. to be present in a meeting or class without taking part in it.

Two observers from the United Nations "sat in on" the election. --- sit in on.
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Sentarse como observador oyente. Estar presente como observador oyente. To be present as an observator... to be present in a meeting or class without taking part in it.

I love "sleeping in" on Sunday mornings. Sometimes I don’t get up until midday. ------ sleep in.
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Dormir hasta tarde. to sleep longer in the morning than you normally do.

Elias likes to "sleep in" on Saturdays. ------ sleep in.
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Dormir hasta tarde. to sleep longer in the morning than you normally do.

Our teacher Melany couldn’t come today, so the school had to find another teacher to "stand in" for her. ----- stand in. (UK).
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Sustituir, tomar el lugar de alguien por el momento. to do someone else's job for a short period of time, or to take someone else's place at an event, because that person cannot be there. (see also: fill in, sit in for). (MAINLY BRITISH & AUSTRALIAN).

The vicepresident will be "standing in" for the President at the United Nations. ----- STAND IN. (UK).
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Sustituir, tomar el lugar de alguien por el momento. to do someone else's job for a short period of time, or to take someone else's place at an event, because that person cannot be there. (see also: fill in, sit in for). (MAINLY BRITISH & AUSTRALIAN).

If the teacher hadn’t "stepped in" and stopped the boys from fighting, they could have really hurt each other. ------- step in.
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Intervenir. to get involved in an argument or a difficult situation, in order to try to stop it or to deal with it.

I try not to "step in" and sort out the kids' arguments but sometimes I just have to. ------ step in.
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Intervenir. to get involved in an argument or a difficult situation, in order to try to stop it or to deal with it.

The pilot lowered himself into the "cockpit" and strapped himself in. ------ cockpit.
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cabina de avion o bote. the area in a boat, airplane, etc., where the pilot or driver sits.

Before 9/11, children were allowed to visit the pilot in the "cockpit" during a flight. ------ cockpit.
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cabina de avion o bote. the area in a boat, airplane, etc., where the pilot or driver sits.

The kids need "strapping in" their seats in the back. ------ strap somebody in or into.
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poner el cinturón a. to fasten someone into a seat using a strap.

The pilot lowered himself into the cockpit and "strapped himself in". ------ strap somebody in or into.
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poner el cinturón a. to fasten someone into a seat using a strap.

Ceci said, I don’t feel like going out to a restaurant. Let’s stay home and "eat in" tonight. ------ eat in.
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tragar en casa. to have a meal at home, not in a restaurant.

Ines said, we're "eating in" tonight as we want to go to bed early. ------ eat in.
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Tragar en casa. to have a meal at home, not in a restaurant.

Emmy said, Inflation is "eating into" my savings. Every year prices rise and I can buy less with the money I’ve put away for the future. ------- (eat into) something.
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Consumir a gran cantidad, gastar, usar algo en grandes cantidades. to use or take away a large part of something valuable [e.g. savings, profits, leisure time, business].

The high cost of living in London is "eating into" my savings. ------- (eat into) something.
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Consumir a gran cantidad, gastar, usar algo en grandes cantidades... to use or take away a large part of something valuable [e.g. savings, profits, leisure time, business].

The power company is "engaged in" a dispute with local people over the construction of a dam that would destroy many villages. ------ (engage in) something.
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Comprometerse en, provocar... to cause (someone) to take part in (something)... (see also: involve in).

Donal has "engaged in" a dispute with his former business partner. ------ (engage in) something.
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Comprometerse en, provocar. to cause (someone) to take part in (something)... (see also: involve in).

The government has "entered into" an agreement to help companies cover the cost of reducing pollution by lowering their taxes. ----- (enter into) something.
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Entrar en. to start to take part in an official discussion or other formal activity.

The government had "entered into" a genuine dialogue with the terrorists. ----- (enter into) something.
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Entrar en. to start to take part in an official discussion or other formal activity.

Soon after he walked into the showroom, the salesman said, ‘Can I "interest you in" one of these fabulous new sports cars, sir?’ ------- (interest somebody in) something.
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Ofrecer, despertar el interés en. to try to persuade someone that they want something.

Can I "interest you in" a quick drink before lunch?. ------- (interest somebody in) something.
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Ofrecer, despertar el interés en. to try to persuade someone that they want something.

I’m "hopeless" if I don’t get enough sleep. ----- hopeless.
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desastre, inutil. unable to be helped or improved: very bad.

The buses round here are "hopeless". ------ hopeless.
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desastre, inutil. unable to be helped or improved: very bad.

I was "hopeless" at school. ----- hopeless.
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desastre, inutil. unable to be helped or improved: very bad.

I'm "hopeless" at cooking. ---- hopeless.
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desastre, inutil. unable to be helped or improved: very bad.

Thanks for the lift home said, Sandra. I’d "invite you in" for a drink, but I have to get up early in the morning, and I’m hopeless if I don’t get enough sleep. -------- invite somebody in.
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invitar a pasar. to ask someone to come into your house, for example after you have been out with them.

Did she "invite you in" for a cup of coffee?. ------- invite somebody in.
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invitar a pasar. to ask someone to come into your house, for example after you have been out with them.

My students love to have discussions in class. Even the shy ones "join in" after a while and tell us their opinions. ------- join in.
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Participar en. inmescuirse en. formar parte en. to become involved in an activity with other people. (see also: jump in, weigh in).

If you want to say something during the meeting, just "jump in". You don’t have to raise your hand. ---- jump in.
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Meterse en, Involucrarse en, meterse en, inmescuirse en. to interrupt someone when they are speaking or to become involved in a situation very quickly. (see also: join in).

The record company "jumped in" with a multi-million dollar deal. ---- jump in.
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Meterse en, Involucrarse en, meterse en, inmescuirse en. to interrupt someone when they are speaking or to become involved in a situation very quickly. (see also: join in).

We only need one more player for this game - can you persuade your sister to "join in"?. ------- join in.
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Participar en. inmescuirse en. formar parte en. to become involved in an activity with other people. (see also: jump in, weigh in).

Could I "interest you in" another cup of coffee?. -------- (interest somebody in) something.
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Ofrecer, despertar el interés en. to try to persuade someone that they want something.


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