PHRASAL VERBS In 9

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Yolanda won a prize at the church "fete".------------ fete.
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fiesta al aire libre. an open-air event. an outdoor event.

I've been roped into helping out at the school "fete". ------------- fete.
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fiesta al aire libre. an open-air event. an outdoor event.

The "fete" had to be moved indoors when rain threatened. --------------- fete.
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fiesta al aire libre. an open-air event. an outdoor event.

Obama was "feted" for her contributions to science. -------------- FETE.
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festejar a alguien. to honor (a person) or celebrate (something) with a large party or public celebration.

Obama was "feted" by his colleagues after winning the prize. ------------ to fete.
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festejar a alguien. to honor (a person) or celebrate (something) with a large party or public celebration.

The fans "feted" the winning team Barcelona with banquets and parades. ------------ to fete.
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festejar a alguien. to honor (a person) or celebrate (something) with a large party or public celebration.

Donal decided to turn himself in to the police. ------------ turn somebody in.
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entregar a alguien. to take somebody to the police or somebody in authority because they have committed a crime

Nancy Pelosy knew her brother had committed a crime, but she refused to turn him in. ------------ turn somebody in.
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entregar a alguien. to take somebody to the police or somebody in authority because they have committed a crime

Erick can’t send emails at the moment because he can’t log into his email account. ------------ (log in) to something.
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Entrar al sistema para iniciar sesión. to put your name into a computer so that you can start using it. (see also: log on /onto).

Hey, Kaz, log in using your own name and password. ------------- (log in) to something.
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Entrar al sistema para iniciar sesión. to put your name into a computer so that you can start using it. (see also: log on /onto).

Essy said, I forgot to make sure the dog Mimy was outside and ended up locking her in all day. She was glad to get out of the house when I got home. ------------- (lock in) somebody/something.
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cerrar con llave, o candado. to prevent someone from leaving or entering a room or building by locking the door.

LOCK IN somebody/something. -------------- As a punishment Maggy would take Erick up to his bedroom and lock him in. ------------- (LOCK IN) somebody/something.
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cerrar bajo llave, o candado. to prevent someone from leaving or entering a room or building by locking the door.

Just a minute said Esther. I’m going to look in on the kids to make sure they’re asleep. ------------- (look in on) somebody, or something.
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echar un vistazo a, darse una vuelta por. to visit someone for a short time on your way to another place, especially if they are sick or may need help. (see also: check on).

LOOK IN ON somebody, or something. --------- The boss Mike looks in on us now and then, just so we know he’s around. ------------- LOOK IN ON somebody, or something.
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echar un vistazo a, darse una vuelta por. to visit someone for a short time on your way to another place, especially if they are sick or may need help. (see also: check on).

The police are looking into the theft of your car and they’ll let you know as soon as they find out anything. ------------- (look into) something.
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Imvestigar. to discover and examine the facts about a problem or situation. (see also: check out).

Police are reported to be looking into the case. ------------- (look into) something.
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Imvestigar. to discover and examine the facts about a problem or situation. (see also: check out).

Richard Voughan said that the new marketing plan was a great success. It resulted in a lot of interest in their products and a significant increase in sales. ------------- (result in) something.
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Resultar en. to cause something, or to produce something. (see also: lead to).

Ligia Granados said, a sudden change in temperature will inevitably result in rains. ------------- (result in) something.
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Resultar en. to cause something, or to produce something. (see also: lead to).

Quito, you’re "reading too much into" what Emmy said. He doesn’t hate you, but you might annoy him sometimes. ------------------ (read something into) something.
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Tomarse las cosas muy apecho. to find an extra meaning in someone’s words or actions that is not obvious or does not exist.

Hey Jose, I think you’re "reading too much into" a casual remark. ------------------ (read something into) something.
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Tomarse las cosas muy apecho. to find an extra meaning in someone’s words or actions that is not obvious or does not exist.

The owner of the company wants the native speakers to give English lessons to the other staff, and he’s "roped me and Jenny in". We couldn’t refuse. ------------------ rope somebody in, or into.
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Comprometer, embarcar, engañar, echar un lazo para hacer algo. to persuade someone to do something that they do not really want to do.

ROPE somebody IN/INTO. -------------- Genaro "roped Erick into" going fishing with him. ------------------------ ROPE somebody IN/INTO.
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Comprometer, embarcar, engañar, echar un lazo para hacer algo. to persuade someone to do something that they do not really want to do.

Jose Jimenez said, I've been "roped into" helping out at the church fete. ------------------ rope somebody in.
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Comprometer, embarcar, engañar, echar un lazo para hacer algo. to persuade someone to do something that they do not really want to do.

Don Berny said, If you buy a new car, run it in by driving slowly and gently for the first couple of weeks. If you don’t run it in, you could damage the engine ------------------ run something in. (UK).
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Correr un vehiculo nuevo despacio para amoldar el motor. (in the past) to drive (a new vehicle) carefully for a period of time until it is ready for regular use. (British & Australian).

Martin said, hey Lorenzo, you shouldn't drive a new car too fast while you're running it in. ------------------ run something in. (UK)
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Correr un vehiculo nuevo despacio para amoldar el motor. (in the past) to drive (a new vehicle) carefully for a period of time until it is ready for regular use. (British & Australian).

Kaz wasn't too keen on going to the party. ------------------ keen.
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Entusiasta, fanático, aficionado. eager. wanting to do something or wanting something to happen very much.

Ralf said, I'm "not much cop" at sports. ------------------ not much cop. (UK).
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No muy bueno, no muy buena. not very good.

My father scolded me for failing the exam. Well, it's "a fair cop". ------------------ a fair cop. (UK).
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Lo tengo bien merecido. used to admit that you did something wrong and were caught fairly.

I'm annoyed about the speeding ticket, but it's "a fair cop". ------------------ a fair cop. (UK).
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Lo tengo bien merecido. used to admit that you did something wrong and were caught fairly.

Sofia's "not much cop" as an actress. ------------------ not much cop. (UK).
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No muy bueno, no muy buena. not very good.

Do you like romantic comedies?. Personally, I'm not keen. ------------------ keen.
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Entusiasta, fanático, aficionado. eager. wanting to do something or wanting something to happen very much.

I roped the horse to a post. ------------------ to rope.
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Amarrar, atar. to fasten one person or thing to another with a rope.

The thieves had roped the guard's feet together. ------------------ to rope.
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Amarrar, atar. to fasten one person or thing to another with a rope.

Don't "read too much into" what Donal says. ------------------ (read something into) something.
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Tomarse las cosas muy apecho. to find an extra meaning in someone’s words or actions that is not obvious or does not exist.


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