PHRASAL VERBS On 1

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They were thinking of going to Japan for a holiday, but after realizing how expensive it’d be they "settled on" a trip to Thailand instead. --------------- (settle on) something/somebody.
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Ponerse de acuerdo en, decidirse por. to agree on a decision. (see also: decide on).

Have they settled on a name for the baby yet?. --------------- (settle on) something/somebody.
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Ponerse de acuerdo en, decidirse por. to agree on a decision. (see also: decide on).

Chris butted in when Jill was talking, but then realised what he’d done and said, ‘Sorry for interrupting. Please go on.’ --------- go on.
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Continuar, seguir. to continue doing something. (see also: carry on).

We can't go on living here for much longer. --------- go on.
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Continuar, seguir. to continue doing something. (see also: carry on).

Sayoko’s English is so good now that she doesn’t have to rely on an interpreter when she’s in a meeting. -------- (RELY ON) something/somebody.
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Sayoko’s English is so good now that she in English
Depender de. to need something or someone in order to survive, be successful, or work correctly. (see also: depend on).

This organization "relies" entirely on voluntary donations. -------- (RELY ON) something/somebody.
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This organization "relies" entirely on v in English
Depender de. to need something or someone in order to survive, be successful, or work correctly. (see also: depend on).

The sea is getting rough so this is going to be a rocky boat ride. We’d better hang on tight. --------- hang on.
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Agarrarse fuerte. to hold something or someone tightly, usually in order to stop yourself from falling. (see also: hold on).

Hang on tight, it's going to be a bumpy ride!. --------- hang on.
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Agarrarse fuerte. to hold something or someone tightly, usually in order to stop yourself from falling. (see also: hold on).

Hang on to that rope and don't let go. --------- hang on.
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Agarrarse fuerte. to hold something or someone tightly, usually in order to stop yourself from falling. (see also: hold on).

El costeño said, If you're afraid to make a fool out of yourself, you will never be a successful performer. --------------------- (to make a fool out of someone), or (to make a monkey out of someone).
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Tomar el pelo, burlarse, basilar a alguien. to make someone look foolish.

Gladis said, my former husband thought it was fun to make a fool out of me. --------------------- (to make a fool out of someone), or (to make a monkey out of someone).
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Tomar el pelo, burlarse, basilar a alguien. to make someone look foolish.

Hang on. I'm not quite ready. ---------- Hang on.
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Esperar. to wait for a short time or to stop what they are doing.

Hang on!. Are you trying to make a monkey out of me?. ---------- Hang on.
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Esperar. to wait for a short time or to stop what they are doing.

I haven't heard if I've got the job yet—they've kept me hanging on for days. ---------- Hang on.
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Esperar. to wait for a short time or to stop what they are doing.

After you’ve signed the card, pass it on to the next person to sign. ---------- (pass on) something.
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Pasar algo a alguien. to give something to someone else. (see also: hand on).

Could you pass it on to Laura when you've finished reading it?. ----------(pass on) something.
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Pasar algo a alguien. to give something to someone else. (see also: hand on).

My son says the older boys "pick on" him at school. They tease him and try to make him look weak in front of the other kids. ------------ (pick on) somebody.
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Molestar, meterse con, acosar. to bully, to choose one person from a group of people to criticize or treat unfairly, especially when they are smaller or weaker than you.

Orlando was "picked on" at school because he was much smaller than the other kids. ------------ (pick on) somebody.
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Molestar, meterse con, acosar. to bully, to choose one person from a group of people to criticize or treat unfairly, especially when they are smaller or weaker than you.

Those jeans look too big for you Quito. Did you "try them on" before you bought them?. ---------- try something on.
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Probarse una ropa. to put on a piece of clothing to find out whether it fits you or whether you like it, especially before buying it.

Kaz said, I must have "tried on" everything in the shop, but nothing looked right on me. ---------- try something on.
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Probarse una ropa. to put on a piece of clothing to find out whether it fits you or whether you like it, especially before buying it.

Don’t stop now. Keep on studying until you’ve figured out what all the phrasal verbs starting with ‘k’ mean. ---------- (keep on) doing something...
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Seguir, continuar. to continue to do something, or to do something again and again. (see also: carry on, go on).

She kept on asking me questions the whole time. ---------- (keep on) doing something...
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Seguir, continuar. to continue to do something, or to do something again and again. (see also: carry on, go on).

You should "act on" your teacher’s advice and try to learn these phrasal verbs. -------- (act on) something.
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Tomar acción sobre, actuar sobre, reaccionar ante. to take action or act by yourself or by someone else.

Mike Mastruany said, we’re "acting on" our tax lawyer’s advice to set up an off shore company. -------- (act on) something.
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Tomar acción sobre, actuar sobre, reaccionar ante. to take action or act by yourself or by someone else.

We couldn’t set up the computer network ourselves, so we’re banking on an IT engineer from the university to set it up for us. --------- (bank on) something/somebody.
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Contar con. to depend on something happening. (see also: count on, depend on).

I hope to be there but don't bank on it. --------- (bank on) something/somebody.
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Contar con. to depend on something happening. (see also: count on, depend on).

I'm banking on you to help me. --------- (bank on) something/somebody.
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Contar con. to depend on something happening. (see also: count on, depend on).

I was banking on getting something to eat on the train. --------- (bank on) something/somebody.
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Contar con. to depend on something happening. (see also: count on, depend on).

Gladis said, my former husband thought it was fun to make a monkey out of me. --------------------- (to make a fool out of someone), or (to make a monkey out of someone).
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Tomar el pelo, burlarse, basilar a alguien. to make someone look foolish.


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