PHRASAL VERBS On 6

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When Berny saw a crowd of people gathering in front of his apartment building, he found someone he knew and said, ‘What’s "going on" here?. --------------- going on.
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Pasar, suceder. to happen.

I wonder what’s "going on" next door – they’re making a lot of noise. --------------- going on.
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Pasar, suceder. to happen.

Many people in Australia work until they’re 65, and then retire and "live on" a government pension. --------------- (live on) something.
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Mantenerse, sostenerse. to continue to be alive or exist. (see also: get by (on).

Workers in poor countries get paid very little. Often, it’s just enough to "live on". --------------- (live on) something.
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Mantenerse, sostenerse. to continue to be alive or exist. (see also: get by (on).

When we were lost, we had to "live on" whatever food we could find in the jungle. --------------- (live on) something.
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Vivir de. sobrevivir de. to only eat a particular type of food.

Larry "lived on" peanut butter sandwiches while we were staying in South Holland. --------------- (live on) something.
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Vivir de. sobrevivir de. to only eat a particular type of food.

Julie can’t "log on" at the moment. Her account’s been suspended so she can’t log onto the server. --------------- (log onto) something.
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Registrarse, Meter el pasword para abrir sesion. to put your name into a computer so that you can start using it. (see also: log in / into).

Anyone can "log onto" this computer. --------------- (log onto) something.
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Registrarse, Meter el pasword para abrir sesion. to put your name into a computer so that you can start using it. (see also: log in / into).

Lupe Muñoz "latched onto" Chely at the party and followed her wherever she went. She couldn’t get rid of him!. --------------- (latch onto) somebody/something.
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Pegarsele a alguien como chicle. to spend time with someone, especially when they do not want you with them.

Karla had "latched onto" a group of Emmy's friends at the party. --------------- latch onto somebody/something.
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Pegarsele a alguien como chicle. to spend time with someone, especially when they do not want you with them.

When you’re having a difficult time, you need friends to "lean on". You can talk to them and they’ll try to make you feel better. --------------- lean on somebody.
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Respaldarse en, apoyarse en. to use someone or something to help you, especially in a difficult situation. (see also: rely on).

It's good to have people you can "lean on" in a crisis. --------------- lean on somebody.
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Respaldarse en, apoyarse en. to use someone or something to help you, especially in a difficult situation. (see also: rely on).

Many young people "look upon" sports stars as their heroes and role models. --------------- (look on/upon) somebody as something.
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Considerar. Ver algo como. to consider something or someone in a particular way. (see also: think of).

You shouldn't "look upon" this as a failure. --------------- (look on/upon) somebody as something.
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Considerar. Ver algo como. to consider something or someone in a particular way. (see also: think of).

Chicago news said that many people stood by and "looked on" as a man who’d stepped out of a gay club was beaten up by a gang of thugs. Nobody tried to help him. --------------- look on.
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Observar algo o alguien detenidamente sin intervenir. to watch an activity or event without becoming involved in it.

Demonstrators tore down the statue as police calmly "looked on". --------------- look on.
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Observar algo o alguien detenidamente sin intervenir. to watch an activity or event without becoming involved in it.

One of the staff "waiting on" guests at the presidential dinner spilled wine on the president’s wife. He lost his job. --------------- (wait on) somebody.
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Meserear, servir alimentos, atender. to serve or provide someone with everything they need or want.

The guests were "waited on" by a highly trained team of young staff. --------------- (wait on) somebody.
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Meserear, servir alimentos, atender. to serve or provide someone with everything they need or want.

The CEO has a personal assistant who "waits on him hand and foot". --------------- to wait on someone hand and foot.
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Atender, servir a alguien como rey. to serve someone very well, attending to all personal needs.

The president of the USA has someone who "waits on him hand and foot". --------------- to wait on someone hand and foot.
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Atender, servir completamente a alguien como rey. to serve someone very well, attending to all personal needs.

Essy said, I don't mind bringing you your coffee, but I don't intend "to wait on you hand and foot". ------------- to wait on someone hand and foot.
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Atender, servir completamente a alguien como rey. to serve someone very well, attending to all personal needs.

Pope Francisco said, I don't want anyone to "wait on me hand and foot". I can take care of myself. ------------- to wait on someone hand and foot.
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Atender, servir completamente a alguien como rey. to serve someone very well, attending to all personal needs.


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