PHRASAL VERBS up 15

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Hey, Donal make sure you haven’t forgotten to SUBIR EL CIERRE your fly before you go on stage to give your speech. --------- ZIPIAR, ó ZIPIAR ARRIBA.
Subir el cierre. to fasten a piece of clothing by using its zip a long metal or plastic fastener, or to help someone close the zip on a piece of clothing they are wearing. (see also: do up).
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ZIP, or, ZIP UP ------- Hey, Donal make sure you haven’t forgotten to zip up your fly before you go on stage to give your speech. ---------------- ZIP, or, ZIP UP (UK).
ZIP, or, ZIP UP ------- Zip your jacket up Quito, it's cold out there. ---------------- zip, or, zip up (UK).
Mom said, It’s time for me that I have to ENFRENTAR the fact that I’m getting older and I have to start taking better care of my body. ----- CARA ARRIBA A.
Enfrentar, tener que aceptar algo real. to accept that a difficult or unpleasant situation exists.
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FACE UP TO something. ------ Mom said, It’s time for me that I have to face up to the fact that I’m getting older and I have to start taking better care of my body.
If you face up to bullies, they usually leave you alone afterwards. -------- FACE UP TO something... Trump's daughther refuses to "face up to" reality and still believes the project will be a success. ---------------- (face up to) something.
If you pour a glass of beer for someone, make sure you LO LLENAS it ARRIBA to the top.
Llenar, rellenar a tope. to become full, or to make something become full.
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FILL UP. ------ If you pour a glass of beer for someone, make sure you fill it up to the top. ---------------- FILL UP.
FILL UP. ------- Jenny kept filling my glass up with champagne... By eight o’clock the restaurant was beginning to fill up. 3 ------ FILL UP.
After working her way around South America, Melany FINALIZO in Mexico City working as an English teacher. ---------------- FINISHAR ARRIBA.
Terminar en. Ir a dar, ir a parar. to finally be in a particular place, state or situation, especially without having planned it. (see also: end up, wind up).
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FINISH UP. ----- After working her way around South America, Melany finished up in Mexico City working as an English teacher. ---------------- FINISH UP.
Jenny drank so much that she finished up in hospital. ---------------- finish up.
The coach Tucca Ferreti ENCENDIO LOS ANIMOS A his players with his half-time talk, and they came out and played much better in the second half. ---------------- FUEGO ARRIBA.
Encender los animos a, poner a alguien, exitado ó enojado. to make someone become excited or angry. (See also: stir up, whip up).
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FIRE UP. ----- The coach Tucca Ferreti fired up his players with his half-time talk, and they came out and played much better in the second half. ---------------- fire up.
FIRE UP ----- The issues of Donal has fired up civil rights activists. ---------------- fire up.
Edgar said, we bought an old house and LA ARREGLAMOS it ARRIBA. We painted it and redecorated it and now it looks lovely. ---------------- ARREGLAR ARRIBA.
Reparar, acondicionar, remodelar. to repair or arrange something [e.g. room, house] in order to improve it or to make it suitable for a particular purpose. (see also: do up).
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FIX UP. ------ Edgar said, we bought an old house and fixed it up. We painted it and redecorated it and now it looks lovely. ---------------- fix up.
FIX UP. ------ Chava had fixed up one of the bedrooms for me to use as an office. ---------------- fix up.
Jane told Mike Mastruanny If you meet a potential client, make sure you get their business card and then DALE SEGUIMIENTO the initial contact with a phone call the next day. ---------------- FOLOWEAR ARRIBA.
Seguir al pendiente, dar segumiento. to do something in addition to what you have already done, in order to be certain of achieving your goal.
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FOLLOW UP. ----- Jane told Mike Mastruanny If you meet a potential client, make sure you get their business card and then follow up the initial contact with a phone call the next day. --------- follow up.
FOLLOW UP. ----- Hey April, follow up the phone call with a written confirmation. ---------------- follow up.
Dave Papioly said, we have to stop making some of our models for a while to DEJAR DISPONIBLE machines in order to fill a huge order for one particular model. -------- LIBRE ARRIBA.
Dejar disponible, dejar libre algo, dejar disponible algo. to have time or money available for a particular use by not using it in another way.
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FREE UP ------- Dave Papioly said, we have to stop making some of our models for a while to free up machines in order to fill a huge order for one particular model. --------- free up.
FREE UP ------- Jane said, I cancelled my meeting to free up the afternoon to write my report. ---------------- free up.
Felipe's company SE FUE A BANCARROTA when the economy slowed down, and he had to go back to his old job. ---------------- IR DEBAJO DE...
Irse a bancarrota, Irse a quiebra. Irse a pique. if a company or business goes under, it fails financially. (see also: close down, shut down).
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GO UNDER ------ Felipe's company went under when the economy slowed down, and he had to go back to his old job. ---------------- go under.
GO UNDER ------ The government has refused any financial assistance to stop the company from going under. ---------------- go under.
The government has VENIR A ESTAR BAJO pressure, from the media and protest groups to release the committee’s report on corruption. ----- VENIR DEBAJO algo.
Venir a estar bajo algo como tensión, ó presión, critica, etc. estar en medio del ojo del huracan. to be expose, affected, controlled, or influenced by (something).
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COME UNDER something. ------- The government has came under pressure from the media and protest groups to release the committee’s report on corruption.
COME UNDER something. ------- The president has come under fire for not solving the country’s problems. ----------- come under something.
I can’t show anyone the new design yet. We’re MANTENIENDO it BAJO SECRETO until the new advertising campaign starts. ---------------- MANTENER DEBAJO wrapas.
Mantener bajo secreto ó bajo control. if something is keeped under control, people are able to limit it or make it do what they want it to do.
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KEEP UNDER WRAPS. ------- I can’t show anyone the new design yet. We’re keeping it under wraps until the new advertising campaign starts. ---------------- keep under wraps.
KEEP UNDER WRAPS. -------The name of the movie is being "kept under wraps". ---------------- KEEP UNDER WRAPS.
Do you think the issue of getting more staff will SALIR A COLACIÓN at this week’s meeting?. ------------ VENIR ARRIBA.
Salir, surgir, sacar un tema a colación, venir arriba. to be discussed mentioned or thought of something.
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COME UP ------- Do you think the issue of getting more staff will come up at this week’s meeting?. ---------------------- come up.
I'm afraid a problem has come up, so I won't be at the meeting this afternoon... The senator knew that questions about his campaign would come up. -------- COME UP.

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