PHRASAL VERBS In 6

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If you’re going out dancing tonight, you can "count me in". I’d love to go along. ---------- count somebody in.
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Contar con, Incluir, involucrar. to Include or involve.

If you're going on that skiing holiday, you can "count me in"; I'd love to go. ---------- count somebody in.
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Contar con, Incluir, involucrar. to Include or involve.

Erick Ovi, you should "break in" your new football boots by wearing them at training for a while before using them in a real match. ---------- (break in) something.
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Amoldar. to wear something new [esp. shoes] for short periods of time in order to make them comfortable.

I'm just wearing these boots around the house to "break them in". ---------- (break in) something
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Amoldar. to wear something new [esp. shoes] for short periods of time in order to make them comfortable.

Martina was having a conversation but I had to "break in" and tell her that her daughter was on the phone and needed to talk to her urgently. ------------- break in.
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Interrumpir una comversacion. to interrupt when someone is doing something like talking, by suddenly entering the room you are in. (see also: butt in).

I don't want to "break in" on their meeting. --------------- break in.
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Interrumpir una comversacion. to interrupt when someone is doing something like talking, by suddenly entering the room you are in. (see also: butt in).

Don Berny interrupts people too much. When someone is speaking, he’ll "butt in" before they’ve finished talking to tell us what he thinks. ----------- butt in.
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Entrometerse, meterse, intervenir en una comversacion. to join a conversation or activity without being asked to. (see also: break in on).

He kept "butting in" all the way through her speech. ----------- butt in.
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Entrometerse, meterse, Intervenir en una comversacion. to join a conversation or activity without being asked to. (see also: break in on).

The US government is "bringing new laws in" to fight corruption, but critics say the real problem is enforcement of laws, not the lack of laws. ---------- bring something in. (UK)
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Meter, Introducir. to introduce (a new law, rule, etc.). (see also: push through).

The Texas government will "bring in" legislation to prosecute immigrants. ---------- bring something in. (UK)
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Meter, Introducir. to introduce (a new law, rule, etc.). (see also: push through).

The store is having a special sale in order to "bring in" new customers. ---------- bring in (someone or something)
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Atraer, hacer venir. to cause (someone or something) to come to a place.

The police "brought him in" to the police station for questioning. ---------- bring in (someone or something)
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Atraer, hacer venir. to cause (someone or something) to come to a place.

Mum "got in" the back seat with the kids, and Billy got in the front seat with his dad. ------------- get in
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Entrar en, meterse en, subirse en. to succeed in entering a place, especially a building.

I used Bob's keys to "get in". ----------- get in.
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Entrar en, meterse en, subirse en. to succeed in entering a place, especially a building.

Do you know what time the train from London "gets in"?. I promised to pick up my mother. ---------- get in
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Llegar. if a train, plane, or other vehicle gets in at a particular time, that is when it arrives. (see also: come in).

What time does your train "get in"?. ---------- get in
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Llegar. if a train, plane, or other vehicle gets in at a particular time, that is when it arrives. (see also: come in).

Ceci said, sorry I missed you, but I "got in" late last night. ---------- get in
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Llegar. if a train, plane, or other vehicle gets in at a particular time, that is when it arrives. (see also: come in).

Hey Aleida, you’d better make sure you get your application on time, or your chances of "getting a place in" the course will be zero. ------------------------------ get into/ in.
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Ser aceptado, ser admitido en. to be admitted to a school, university, etc. (see also: put in).

Diana "got into" Stanford University to study law. --------------------------------- get into/ in.
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Ser aceptado, ser admitido en. to be admitted to a school, university, etc. (see also: put in).

Bolillo said, do you think we could "get a game of tennis in" before lunch?. -------------------- get something in.
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Alcansar a hacer o decir algo. to manage to do or say something. (see also: put in).

Alma said, I "got in" an hour's work while the baby was asleep. ------------------- GET something IN.
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Alcansar a hacer o decir algo. to manage to do or say something. (see also: put in).

Rose talks so much it's impossible to "get a word in". --------------------- get something in.
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Alcansar a hacer o decir algo. to manage to do or say something. (see also: put in).

I think Diana's trying to "get in with" Rose's daughter because she thinks it will be good for her career. -------------------- get in with.
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juntarse con. to become friendly with someone, especially because you think that they can help you. (See also: take up with).

Eleazar was always very keen to "get in with" the right people. -------------------- get in with.
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juntarse con. to become friendly with someone, especially because you think that they can help you. (See also: take up with).

Most young people "get into" healthy activities like sports and music, but some get into bad habits such as taking drugs and drinking alcohol. ---------- (get into) something.
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Tomar una nueva actividad, involucrarse en, empezar, algo nuevo. to become interested in an activity or subject, or to start being involved in an activity. (see also: take up).

Graciela's been "getting into" yoga recently. ---------- (get into) something.
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Tomar una nueva actividad, involucrarse en, empezar, algo nuevo. to become interested in an activity or subject, or to start being involved in an activity. (see also: take up).

Keep on trying to learn these phrasal verbs and don’t "give in". I know you can do it!. ---------- give in
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Rendirse. to accept that you have been defeated and agree to stop competing or fighting. (see also: give up).

Jane knew she'd lost the argument but she wouldn't "give in". ---------- give in
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Rendirse. to accept that you have been defeated and agree to stop competing or fighting. (see also: give up).

Please "give your test papers in" at the door when you’re leaving. ------------ (give in) something.
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Entregar, dar, someter. to give a piece of written work or a document to someone for them to read, judge, or deal with. (see also: hand in).

Have you "given in" your essay yet?. ------------ (give in) something.
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Entregar., dar, someter. to give a piece of written work or a document to someone for them to read, judge, or deal with. (see also: hand in).

Quito nagged me so much to buy him a new bike that eventually I just "gave in". ---------- give in
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Ceder, dar a torcer el brazo. to finally agree to what someone wants after a period when you refuse to agree.

The thieves "gave in" when the police surrounded the building. ---------- give in
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Rendirse, Ceder, dar a torcer el brazo. to finally agree to what someone wants after a period when you refuse to agree.


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