PHRASAL VERBS On 2

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Victoria Secrets owners always "base their new designs on" the latest market research. --------------- base something on.
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basarse en. if you base something on particular facts or ideas, you use those facts or ideas to develop that thing. (See also: build on).

The film is "based on" a short story by Thomas Mann. --------------- base something on.
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basarse en. if you base something on particular facts or ideas, you use those facts or ideas to develop that thing. (See also: build on).

The judge said that the new evidence didn’t "bear on" the case and couldn’t be presented in court. --------------- (BEAR ON, BEAR UPON) something.
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pesar sobre. ser balido. to be directly connected to something, or to influence something.

A number of court cases that "bear on" women's rights will be coming up soon. --------------- (bear on, bear upon) something.
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pesar sobre. ser balido. to be directly connected to something, or to influence something.

Essy said she’d help us make food for the party, but I "wouldn’t bet on it. She often promises to do things, but then says she can’t for some reason. --------------- (bet on) somebody or something. ------------- Usually negative, as in (Don’t bet on it).
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No te confies. to expect something to happen or to expect someone to do something, especially when this is what you want or need. (see also: bank on, count on).

Maggy said, It'd be great if they invited us, but don't bet on it. --------------- (bet on) somebody or something. ----------- Usually negative, as in (Don’t bet on it).
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No te confies. to expect something to happen or to expect someone to do something, especially when this is what you want or need. (see also: bank on, count on).

Sandy’s crying. What "brought that on"?. Don’t tell me someone asked her about her old boyfriend!. --------------- bring something on.
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Provocar, causar. to make something unpleasant start. (see also: bring about).

Doctor Lee said that headaches are often "brought on" by stress. --------------- bring something on.
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Provocar, causar. to make something unpleasant start. (see also: bring about).

Ibanka said, we’ll have to "build on" our success and keep working hard in order to stay ahead of our competitors. --------------- (BUILD ON) something.
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Basarse sobre algo. to use a success or achievement as a base from which to achieve more success. (See also: base on).

Donal said, once your company has established a good reputation you've got something to "build on". --------------- (build on) something.
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Basarse en. to use a success or achievement as a base from which to achieve more success. (See also: base on).

The Channel Nine News comes on at 6 o’clock, after a couple of game shows. --------------- come on.
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Comenzar. Start functioning (machines, etc).

My favorite show comes on at 10 o’clock, so let’s get home before that. --------------- come on.
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Comenzar. Start functioning (machines, etc).

Maria’s English is (coming on) very well, but her brother Juan’s isn’t coming along as well as hers. Maybe she could help him out. --------------- come on.
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Progresar. to improve a skill, or to make progress. (see also: come along).

Israel's listening skills aren’t (coming on) as well as his reading skills. --------------- come on.
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Progresar. to improve a skill, or to make progress. (see also: come along).

My daughter understands that she must "concentrate on" her studies now, but after she graduates she can travel and explore the world. --------------- (concentrate on) something.
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Concentrarse en. to focus on someone or something. (see also: focus on).

We’re "concentrating on" opening new markets for our products overseas. --------------- (concentrate on) something.
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Concentrarse en. to focus on someone or something. (see also: focus on).

At first I didn’t know why he was smiling at me, but I soon "cottoned on" when he winked as well. --------------- (cotton on) to something.
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Empezar a entender. to begin to understand a situation or fact. (see also: catch on).

He didn’t understand at first, but it didn’t take him long to "cotton on". --------------- (cotton on) to something.
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Empezar a entender. to begin to understand a situation or fact. (see also: catch on).

You can "count on" John. He’s very reliable, so if he says he’ll have it done on time, it’ll definitely be done on time. --------------- (count on) somebody or something.
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Contar con. to depend on, to rely on someone or somethig. (see also: bank on, depend on, rely on).

I can "count on" my family and close friends to be there if I need help. --------------- (count on) somebody or something.
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Contar con. to depend on, to rely on someone or somethig. (see also: bank on, depend on, rely on).

These are matters that "bear on" the welfare of the community. --------------------------- bear on.
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Afectar. to have an effect on (something), to apply or relate to (something).

Carlos Osorio Personal feelings did not "bear on" his decision. --------------------------- bear on.
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Afectar. to have an effect on (something), to apply or relate to (something).


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