PHRASAL VERBS Off 2

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George bush said, our company spent a lot of money looking for oil last year, but unfortunatelly nothing "came (BLANK)" it. We didn’t find a single drop.
(2 letters).
Salir algo bueno de, resultar. to happen as the result of an event or situation.
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OF ----- George bush said, our company spent a lot of money looking for oil last year, but unfortunatelly nothing came OF it. We didn’t find a single drop.
(come of) something. ---------- Salir algo bueno de, resultar. to happen as the result of an event or situation.

Did anything "come (BLANK)" Jane's idea to expand the company into Asia?.
(2 letters).
Salir algo bueno de, resultar. to happen as the result of an event or situation.
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OF --- Did anything come OF Jane's idea to expand the company into Asia?.
(come of) something. ---------- Salir algo bueno de, resultar. to happen as the result of an event or situation.

Essy asked, does anyone know what "became (BLANK)" Mary after she left school?. I’ve never heard anything about her.
Haber sido de, haber pasado con. if you ask what became of someone or something, you want to know where they are and what happened to them. (see also: happen to).
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OF ---- Essy asked, does anyone know what became OF Mary after she left school?. I’ve never heard anything about her.
(become of) somebody/something. --------------- Haber sido de, haber pasado con. if you ask what became of someone or something, you want to know where they are and what happened to them. (see also: happen to).

Whatever "became (BLANK) that parcel you sent Ceci?. Did you find it?.
(2 letters).
Haber sido de, haber pasado con. if you ask what became of someone or something, you want to know where they are and what happened to them. (see also: happen to).
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OF --- Whatever became OF that parcel you sent Ceci?. Did you find it?.
(become of) somebody/something. --------------- Haber sido de, haber pasado con. if you ask what became of someone or something, you want to know where they are and what happened to them. (see also: happen to).

Lalo asked, is anybody else going to the concert?' 'Not that I know. BLANK. said Rosa. (same as, I don't think so).
Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to
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OF ---- Lalo asked, is anybody else going to the concert?' 'Not that I know of.' said Rosa. (same as, I don't think so).
(know of) something/somebody.= Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to be able to give some information about them, but not very much.

Our new neighbor asked, does anyone know. BLANK. a good hairdresser around here?. I really need a haircut.
Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to
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OF --- Our new neighbor asked, does anyone know, BLANK, a good hairdresser around here? I really need a haircut.
(know of) something/somebody.= Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to be able to give some information about them, but not very much.

A news reporter in Ingland said that it is often said that the Royal Family know nothing. BLANK. real life.
Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to
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OF ---- A news reporter in Ingland said that it is often said that the Royal Family know nothing of real life.
(know of) something/somebody.= Saber de. No que yo sepa. to have heard of someone or something and to be able to give some information about them, but not very much.

In Washington Dc. there was a loud explosion just as the president stepped out of his car. Someone had set. BLANK. a bomb.
Detonar, hacer explotar. to to begin or happen to explode a bomb, firework, alarm, etc.
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OFF ---- In Washington Dc. there was a loud explosion just as the president stepped out of his car. Someone had set off a bomb.
(set off) something.= Detonar, hacer explotar. to to begin or happen to explode a bomb, firework, alarm, etc.

Terrorists in London set. BLANK. a bomb in the city centre, killing two people.
Detonar, hacer explotar. to to begin or happen to explode a bomb, firework, alarm, etc.
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OFF ---- Terrorists in London set off a bomb in the city centre, killing two people.
(set off) something.= Detonar, hacer explotar. to to begin or happen to explode a bomb, firework, alarm, etc.

Hey Lalo, If you want to get there by midday, you’ll have to set. BLANK. at around seven o’clock.
Ponerse en camino. to start a journey.
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OFF, or. OUT. ------ Hey Lalo, If you want to get there by midday, you’ll have to "set off", or (set out) at around seven o’clock.
set off. or, set out.= Ponerse en camino. to start a journey. (see also: head off).

Erick said, we "set. BLANK. for work at five-thirty in the morning every day.
Ponerse en camino. to start a journey.
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OFF, or. OUT. ------ Erick said, we "set off" for work at five-thirty in the morning every day. -- (OR) -- Erick said, we "set out" for work at five-thirty in the morning every day.
set off. or, set out.= Ponerse en camino. to start a journey. (see also: head off).

The counterfeit banknotes were very good copies. They "passed them off as" real banknotes and no-one noticed at first. --------------- (pass something off as) something.
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Hacer pasar por, hacerse pasar por. to make people believe that a person or thing is something else.

Melany had tried to "pass the painting off as" a Picasso. --------------- (pass something off as) something.
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Hacer pasar por, hacerse pasar por.

Obama said that the economic recession destroyed many companies, and many others had to ward the effects off by reducing costs and limiting "expenditure". --------- expenditure.
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gasto, desembolso. the act of spending or using money; an amount of money spent.

Helen Oviedo felt her "expenditure" on a new car was justified, because she need it to get to work.------ expenditure.
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gasto, desembolso. the act of spending or using money; an amount of money spent.

Mauricio is in debt, because his "expenditure" always exceeds his income.------ expenditure.
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gasto, desembolso. the act of spending or using money; an amount of money spent.

Jane’s not feeling very well today, so we’ve "put the meeting off" until tomorrow. --------------- (put off) something.
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Posponer. to decide or arrange to do something at a later time. (see also: hold off, put back).

Oviedo and Maria had decided to "put the wedding off" until her brother came home from abroad. --------------- (put off) something.
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Posponer. to decide or arrange to do something at a later time. (see also: hold off, put back).

The Pasilas family took out a loan to buy their house nearly twenty years ago, and they’ll have it completely "paid off" by the end of this year. --------------- (pay off) something.
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Liquidar, pagar por completo. if you pay off a debt [e.g. loan, mortgage, overdraft], you pay back all the money you owe. (see also: settle up).

Chuy Zalazar said, I'm planning to "pay off" my bank loan within five years. --------------- (pay off) something.
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Liquidar, pagar por completo. if you pay off a debt [e.g. loan, mortgage, overdraft], you pay back all the money you owe. (see also: settle up).

Jose Romo said, changing jobs was a gamble, but it’s really "paid off". I make less money than I used to, but I have more free time and I’m a lot happier now. --------------- pay off.
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Compensar, valer la pena. if something that you have done to try to achieve something pays off, it is successful.

I was pleased to hear about your job offer Flavio - all that hard work has obviously "paid off". --------------- pay off.
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Compensar, valer la pena. if something that you have done to try to achieve something pays off, it is successful.


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