PHRASAL VERBS On 7

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Madonna was a bit late coming back after the break in her concert because she had trouble "putting her new costume on". ------------ (put on) something.
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Poner, ponerse algo como ropa. to put a piece of clothing onto your body. (see also: get on).

"Put your coat on" if you're going outside, it's cold. --------------- (put on) something.
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Poner, ponerse algo como ropa. to put a piece of clothing onto your body. (see also: get on).

How many concerts featuring international artists did local entertainment companies "put on" this year?. --------------- put something on.
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Organizar un evento. to organize an event, show, performance, etc.

Daniela Romo said, we’re "putting on" a concert to raise money for cancer research. ------------------------- PUT something ON.
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Organizar un evento. to organize an event, show, performance, etc.

It’s really cold tonight. Have you "put the electric blanket on"?. ------------------------------------- put something on.
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Poner, prender, activar, encender. to make a machine or piece of equipment start working, especially by pressing a switch. (see also: switch on, turn on).

I had forgotten to "put the emergency brake on", so the car rolled back down the hill. --------------- put something on.
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Poner, prender, activar, encender.

Franco "put me onto" a top-class tailor. His new suit looked great so I asked him where he’d had it made and he gave me the guy’s card. -------------------------- (put somebody onto) somebody/something.
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Recomendar con algo o con alguien. to tell someone about someone or something that that could help them or they want or need.

Shreck and Fiona "put us onto" a really good restaurant in Hammersmith. --------------------------- (put somebody onto) somebody/something.
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Recomendar con algo o con alguien. to tell someone about someone or something that that could help them or they want or need.

Our old high school teacher Mr. Singh "passed on" this morning. I’ll let you know when his funeral’s being held. --------------- pass on.
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Morir. to die. (see also: pass away).

After my grandpa "passed on", my grandma went to live with her sister. --------------- pass on.
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Morir. to die. (see also: pass away).

When James Rodriguez turned forty, he (reflected on) what he’d done with his life so far, and thought about what he could do with the time he had left. --------------- reflect on something.
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Reflexionar sobre, reflejar sobre. to think very hard about something, or to express your thoughts about something in what you say or write. (see also: think over).

Obama said, anyone who (reflects upon) the nature of human existence may come to the same conclusion. ------------------ (reflect on/upon) something.
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Reflexionar sobre, reflejar sobre. to think very hard about something, or to express your thoughts about something in what you say or write. (see also: think over).

Hey Donal, please "reflect on" your actions. ----------------- (reflect on/upon) something.
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Reflexionar sobre, reflejar sobre. to think very hard about something, or to express your thoughts about something in what you say or write. (see also: think over).

Efrain said that the meeting should have finished at six o’clock, but it "ran on" until seven o’clock. --------------- run on.
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Prolongar, Durar, alargarse, extenderse. to continue for longer than expected. (see also: go on, carry on).

Jane said, I don't want this meeting to "run on" too long. --------------- run on.
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Prolongar, Durar, alargarse, extenderse. to continue for longer than expected. (see also: go on, carry on).

The latest mobile phones "run on" a battery that lasts for a week before it needs recharging. --------------- (run on) something.
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Funcionar con, operar con. Be operated by or powered by.

The van "runs on" diesel. --------------- (run on) something.
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Funcionar con, operar con. Be operated by or powered by.

We were having such a great time in Indonesia that we decided to (stay on) for another week instead of going straight to Malaysia. --------------- stay on.
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Quedarse, permanecer por mas tiempo. to stay in a place longer than you planned or after other people have left it.

Susie flew back on the Monday but I "stayed on" for a couple of days. --------------- stay on.
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Quedarse, permanecer por mas tiempo. to stay in a place longer than you planned or after other people have left it.

Angie loves teaching English and she’s just "signed on" for another year’s work in her school. --------------- sign on.
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Afiliarse, inscribirse. to sign a document saying that you will work for someone. (see also: sign up).

Ibanka's "signed on" with a temp agency. --------------- sign on.
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Afiliarse, inscribirse. to sign a document saying that you will work for someone. (see also: sign up).

Don’t "switch on" the power until you’re sure nobody is touching the electrical wiring. Make sure you keep it switched off until then. --------------- switch on something.
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Prender, encender. to turn on an electrical device [e.g. light, radio] or an engine by using a switch. (see also: turn on).

The heating "switches on" automatically at 6 am. --------------- switch on something.
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Prender, encender. to turn on an electrical device [e.g. light, radio] or an engine by using a switch. (see also: turn on).

Our production manager says we’ll have to "take on" twenty more factory workers to make enough stock for the New Year sales. --------------- take on somebody.
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Aceptar algo más, echarse encimaalgo más, hacerse cargo de algo más, contratar más personal. to begin to employ someone or to accept some more work or responsibility.

We usually "take on" extra staff over Christmas. --------------- take on somebody.
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Aceptar algo más, echarse encima algo más, hacerse cargo de algo más, contratar más personal. to begin to employ someone or to accept some more work or responsibility. to begin to employ someone or to accept some more work or responsibility.

Chelsea Football Club "takes on" Liverpool in this week’s Match of the Day. Which team will you be going for?. --------------- TAKE ON (somebody/something).
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Enfrentarse con, competir con. to compete against someone or fight someone.

Donal told Obama. I might "take you on" at golf game some time. --------------- take on somebody/something.
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Enfrentarse con, competir con. to compete against someone or fight someone.

"Taking on" the directorship was his first mistake. --------- take something on.
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Aceptar algo más, echarse encima algo más, hacerse cargo de algo más, contratar más personal. to begin to employ someone or to accept some more work or responsibility.

I can't "take on" any extra work. ------- take something on.
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Aceptar algo más, echarse encima algo más, hacerse cargo de algo más, contratar más personal. to begin to employ someone or to accept some more work or responsibility.

Taking on the "directorship" was his first mistake. --------- directorship.
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Dirección. The position as manager or head.

Donal used to holds several company "directorships". --------- directorship.
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Dirección. The position as manager or head.

Can you "put me onto" a good dentist?. -------------------------- (put somebody onto) somebody/something.
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Recomendar con algo o con alguien. to tell someone about someone or something that that could help them or they want or need.

Who "put the police onto" Gloria Trevi?. -------------------------- (put somebody onto) somebody/something.
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informar a, denunciar con. to tell the police, etc. about where a criminal is or about a crime.

What first "put the police onto" the scam?. -------------------------------------------- (put somebody onto) somebody/something.
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informar a, denunciar con. to tell the police, etc. about where a criminal is or about a crime.


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