PHRASAL VERBS In 7

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GROW INTO something. ----------- When I was young, my mum kept my old clothes for my little brother. He soon grew into them, but he hated wearing them. ---------- GROW INTO something.
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Quedar bien a la medida, poder usar. (of a child) to grow big enough to fit into a piece of clothing that used to be too big.

The trousers are a bit big now but he'll soon grow into them. ---------- (grow into) something.
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Quedar bien a la medida, poder usar. (of a child) to grow big enough to fit into a piece of clothing that used to be too big.

He’s grown into a handsome young man. ---------- (grow into) something.
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Comvertirse en, transformarse en. to gradually develop into a particular type of person over a period of time.

If it survives, a tadpole will grow into a frog. ---------- (grow into) something.
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Comvertirse en, transformarse en. to gradually develop into a particular type of person over a period of time.

I'm not sure I "took all the lesson in" but I understood most of it. --------------- (take in) something.
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Entender, asimilar, Internalizar, comprender por completo. to look at something carefully, noticing all the details.

Did you "take in" much of what the professor was saying at the end of his lecture?. I couldn’t understand much of it myself. ---------------- (take in) something.
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Entender, asimilar, Internalizar, comprender por completo. to look at something carefully, noticing all the details.

Since Elias started exercising he’s lost a lot of weight, and most of his trousers are too big now. He’ll have to get his tailor to take them in. ---------- take something in.
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Acortar, agarrarle a, hacer mas chica la ropa. to make a piece of clothing narrower by removing the sewing from the edges and sewing closer to the middle of the material.

Since Ceci's lost weight she's had to "take a lot of her clothes in". ---------- TAKE something IN.
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Acortar, agarrarle a, hacer mas chica la ropa. to make a piece of clothing narrower by removing the sewing from the edges and sewing closer to the middle of the material.

Teacher Emma said, this tour of New Zealand 'takes in" both the North Island and the South Island, so you’ll see the whole country. ---------------- (take in) something.
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incluir, abarcar. to include something.

Maria Ovi said, the three-week cruise will "take in" the islands of Cuba and Puerto Rico. ---------------- (take in) something.
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incluir, abarcar. to include something.

Every morning while I’m driving to work I tune in to FM radio 99.5 and listen to the latest hit songs. ---------------------------- (tune in) to something.
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Sintonizar. to turn on the radio or television in order to listen to or watch a particular programme. (see also: listen in).

Don't forget to tune in next week for another exciting episode!. ------------------------- (tune in) to something.
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Sintonizar. to turn on the radio or television in order to listen to or watch a particular programme. (see also: listen in).

Ceci didn’t want to join the English class, but Frank talked her into it by saying it’d help her get a good job in the future. ---------- (talk somebody into) something.
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Convencer a alguien de. To persuade someone to do something. (see also: talk round, bring around).

Messi told the judge that his accountant talked him into making the false tax claims. ---------- (talk somebody into) something.
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Convencer a alguien de. To persuade someone to do something. (see also: talk round, bring around).

I’m really tired so I’m going to turn in. I’ll see you in the morning. ---------- turn in.
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irse a la cama a dormir. to go to bed. (see also: crash out).

I'm going to turn in now - goodnight everyone. ---------- turn in.
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irse a la cama a dormir. to go to bed. (see also: crash out).

TURN IN sth ........ You can leave after you’ve turned in your exam papers ........ TURN IN something.
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Entregar, someter un trabajo o documento. to give a piece of written work to a teacher or employer. (see also: hand in).

Diana's worried she won't be able to turn in her project on time. -------------------------------------------- (turn in) something.
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Entregar, someter un trabajo o documento. to give a piece of written work to a teacher or employer. (see also: hand in).

Isn’t it amazing how a caterpillar spends a few weeks inside a cocoon, and while it’s in there it (turns into) a butterfly?. ---------- (turn into) something.
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Comvertirse, transformarse. to change and become something or someone different, or to make something or someone do this. (see also: change into).

There are fears that this minor conflict could (turn into) a full-scale war. ---------- (turn into) something.
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Comvertirse, transformarse. to change and become something or someone different, or to make something or someone do this. (see also: change into).

Donal launched into another long, boring speech on what’s wrong with the world, but we had to sit through it because he’s our president. ------------ (launch into) something.
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Lanzarse de lleno. to start doing or saying something [e.g. speech, story] in a very enthusiastic way. (see also: embark on).

Donal launched into his usual long speech about industry and the environment. ------------ (launch into) something.
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Lanzarse de lleno. to start doing or saying something [e.g. speech, story] in a very enthusiastic way. (see also: embark on).

Jane got angry when she saw the mistakes in the design and "laid into" her technical team. ----------- (lay into) somebody.
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Atacar a, pelearse con, agarrarse con, meterse con. to attack or criticize someone in an angry way. (see also: tell off).

LAY INTO somebody. ------- Donal 'laid into" anyone who tried to oppose his ideas. ----------- LAY INTO somebody.
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Atacar a, pelearse con, agarrarse con, meterse con. to attack or criticize someone in an angry way. (see also: tell off).

Donal said, don’t edit any comments out of the recording of the meeting. Make sure you leave everything in. ---------- (leave in) something.
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Dejar intacto, dejar completo algo. to include or make someone or something part of a group, set, or collection of things.

One of the love scenes in the movie was cut out, but the others were left in. ---------- (leave in) something.
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Dejar intacto, dejar completo algo. to include or make someone or something part of a group, set, or collection of things.

Nicola’s waiting at the door. Could someone let her in, please?. ---------- let somebody in.
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Dejar entrar, hacer pasar. to allow a person or animal to enter a house, room, building, etc.

I knocked on the door and Michelle let me in. ---------- let somebody in.
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Dejar entrar, hacer pasar. to allow a person or animal to enter a house, room, building, etc.

Lupe Muñoz was "eavesdropping" on private telephone conversations... ------------ to eavesdrop.
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Escuchar detrás de la puerta, o escondidas. escuchar disimuladamente. to listen secretly to what other people are saying. to listen in.

I didn't intend to "eavesdrop" but they were talking just outside my door. ------------ to eavesdrop.
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Escuchar detrás de la puerta, o escondidas. escuchar disimuladamente. to listen secretly to what other people are saying. to listen in.

LET sb IN ON sth. -------------------------- Hey Jose Ramirez, don’t "let anyone in on" the secret. Keep it to yourself. ---------------------------- LET somebody IN ON something.
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Permitir revelar un secreto, dejar revelar un secreto. to allow somebody to share a secret.

Lalo, are you going to "let them in on" your plans? ---------------------------- (let somebody in on) something.
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Permitir revelar un secreto, dejar revelar un secreto. to allow somebody to share a secret.

We took a cable car to the top of the mountain and took in the magnificent views. ---------- (take in) something.
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Ir a ver, ir a contemplar. to go to see or visit something.

I generally take in a show when I'm in New York. --------- (take in) something.
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Ir a ver, ir a contemplar. to go to see or visit something.


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