PV Week 11 - 15

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Die down
When the applause die down, he started to sing.
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Calmarse, volverse menos fuerte

Jot down
I jotted down the adress while watching the programme on TV.
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Anotar rapidamente

Let down
You promised to come to the party, so don't let me down!
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Decepcionar

Look down on
He tends to look down on anyone who is not succesful.
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Despreciar

Note down
I'll call te station and note down the departure times.
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Anotar

Sit down
Please come in and sit down.
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Sentarse

Turn down
I couldn't turn down an offer like that!
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Rechazar

Bail out
When he arrested, his family refused to bail him out
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Sacar de apuro, pagar la fianza de alguien

Black out
When he fell off the horse he blacked out.
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Perder el conocimiento

Break out
Rioting broke out as a result of the strike.
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Empezar de repente

Break out of
Three prisioners broke out of jail.
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Escapar de algún sitio por la fuerza

Burn out
Tom will burn himself out if he doesn't slow down. The fuse has burnt out.
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Dejar de funcionar, quemarse (persona)

Carry out
Tests are carried out to determine the efficiency of a new drug.
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Llevar a cabo un plan, una orden o una amenaza

Check out
I don't know if the adress is still valid. I'll check it out.
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Revisar, investigar, pagar la cuenta o dejar el hotel

Dejar de trabajar, parar o caer dormida (de cansancio)

Cross out
In some exercises, you are asked to cross out the incorrect word.
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Tachar

Cut out
She cut out a picture in a magazine.
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Cortar con tijeras, parar de hacer algo

Drop out
She decided to go to art school then dropped out after the first term.
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Abandonar la escuela sin terminarla

Even out
After a long discussion they managed to even out their differences. The road was evened out to make it safer.
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Eliminar las diferencias de opinión, nivelar, regular.

Figure out
I'm trying to figure out how to assemble the bookshelves.
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Descifrar, entender, encontrar la solución

Fill out
Please fill out the enclosed form and return it as soon as possible.
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Rellenar un formulario

Find out
I'm going to call the cinema to find out what time the film starts.
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Descubrir o obtener información

Get out
How did he get out?
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Salir

Get out of
How did he get out of the house? Some husbands manage to get out of doing any housework.
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Salir de, evitar hacer algo

Hand out
Samples will be handed out at the end of the demostration. Who does he hang out with?
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Distribuir, gastar tiempo en un lugar particular o con un grupo de amigos

Iron out
The meeting tomorrow will be opportunity to iron out difficulties
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Resolver una discusión, eliminar diferencias

Leave out
The child's names was left out of the report.
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Omitir, no mencionar


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