66 Essential phrasal verbs - Intermediate 1. AGREE WITH - estar de acuerdo - "All women are bad drivers.

" "I don't agree with you." 2. BE ABOUT TO - estar a punto de - I was about to leave the house when my friends arrived. 3. BE BACK - regresar - I'm working late at the office tonight so I won't be back until 10. 4. BE OUT OF - quedarse sin - We're out of eggs so we can't make a tortilla. 5. BE OVER - terminarse - When the football match was over, we went to the pub. 6. BE UP - estar levantado - "Phil isn't up yet: he's still in bed. Phone again in ten minutes." 7. BLOW UP - estallar (una bomba) - The bomb blew up killing six people. 8. BLOW UP - inflar - We blew up at least a hundred balloons for the Christmas party. 9. BREAK DOWN - averiarse - My car broke down on the way to Motril. 10. CALL BACK - volver a llamar - "I'm afraid the manager isn't here at the moment. Could you call back later?" 11. CARRY ON - seguir, continuar - I'm sorry if I interrupted you. Please carry on. 12. CARRY OUT - cumplir (una promesa) - The President carried out his promise to reduce taxation. 13. CARRY OUT - llevar a cabo - The execution was carried out at seven o'clock in the morning. 14. CLEAR UP - poner en orden - It took four hours to clear up after the party. 15. COME ACROSS - encontrar, dar con - I came across an old friend on the metro in Madrid. 16. COME BACK - regresar - I'm going to England for two weeks. I'm coming back on the fifth. 17. COME IN - entrar - "Good morning. Come in and sit down." 18. COME ON - ¡Vamos!, ¡Date prisa! - Come on. We're going to be late. 19. CUT DOWN ON - consumir menos - You must cut down on cholesterol or you'll have a heart attack. 20. CUT OFF - cortar, desconnectar - When we didn't pay the bill, the electricity was cut off. 21. CUT UP - cortar en pedazos - We cut up the birthday cake and gave everyone a slice. 22. DO UP - abrochar, atar - I was five before I knew how to do up my shoelaces. 23. DO WITH - tener algo que ver con, tener relación con - "What's MS DOS?" "It's got something to do with computers." 24. DO WITHOUT - pasarse sin, prescindir de - The shops are shut so we'll have to do without sugar. 25. DRAW UP - pararse - The car drew up at the zebra crossing. 26. GET BACK - volver, regresar - Cinderella had to get back by twelve o'clock. 27. GET IN (TO) - entrar - I lost my keys and so I couldn't get into the house.

28. GET OFF - bajar (de un autobus, tren) - You have to get off the bus at the next stop if you want the station. 29. GET ON - subir (a un autobus, tren, moto) - Quick! Get on the train, it's about to leave. 30. GET UP - levantarse - When I got up this morning it was still dark. 31. GIVE BACK - devolver - If you don't like the dress, the shop will give you your money back. 32. GIVE UP - perder la esperanza, rendirse - If you find phrasal verbs difficult, don't give up. 33. GIVE UP - dejar (de fumar, beber) - You'll get cancer if you don't give up smoking. 34. GO AHEAD - ¡Siga! - "Can I use the telephone?" "Yes, go ahead." 35. GO AWAY - Irse, marcharse - Are you going away for Christmas, or are you staying at home. 36. GO BACK - volver, regresar - Although she's forty, she's going back to University to study French. 37. GO DOWN - bajar - The price of fruit goes down in the summer. 38. GO OUT - salir (por la calle) - I always go out and have a few drinks on Saturday night. 39. GO UP - subir - The price of cigarettes went up in January 1992. 40. HANG ON/HOLD ON - esperar - Hold on for a minute as Pablo will be back in five minute. 41. HANG UP - colgar (el teléfono) - My ex-girlfriend hung up when I phoned her. 42. KEEP UP WITH - mantenerse (a la altura de) - I can't keep up with my father when we go cycling as he goes too fast. 43. KNOCK DOWN - derribar, atropear, demoler - My grandfather's old house was knocked down and a bank was built. 44. LEAVE BEHIND - olvidar, dejar - When I got to the airport, I realised I had left my passport behind. 45. LET IN - dejar entrar - She opened the door and let in the cat. 46. LOOK AFTER - cuidar - My mother looks after the children when we go away. 47. LOOK FOR - buscar - I spent two hours looking for my glasses before I found them. 48. LOOK FORWARD TO - esperar con ilusión - I'm looking forward to the Easter holidays. 49. LOOK OUT - tener cuidado, ¡Ojo! Look out! - There's a car coming 50. LOOK UP - buscar algo (en un libro, diccionario) - If you don't understand the word, look it up in a dictionary 51. PUT IN - meter, introducir - Put ten pence in the machine and you will get a cup of coffee. 52. PUT ON - encender - Put on the light, it's getting dark. 53. PUT ON - ponerse (la ropa) - Put your coat on or you'll get cold. 54. RUN OUT OF - quedars sin algo - We ran out of petrol so we had to get the bus. 55. SET OFF - ponerse en camino - We set off to Madrid at five o'clock to avoid the traffic. 56. TAKE AFTER - parecerse a - Pablo takes after his mother: they are both optimistic.

57. TAKE OFF - despegar - The flight was delayed for two hours and the plane eventually took off at 6 p.m. 58. TAKE OFF - quitarse la ropa - Take off your coat and make yourself comfortable. 59. TAKE OUT - extraer, sacar -He took out a cigarette and lit it. 60. THROW AWAY - tirar (en la basura) - Don't throw these papers away: they're important. 61. TURN DOWN - bajar (el volumen) - Turn down the radio: it's too loud. 62. TURN UP - poner el volumen más fuerte - Turn up the radio. I can't hear it. 63. TURN ON - encender (televisión, luces etc.) - Turn on the television, please, I want to see the news.

A quid _____________________________- una libra A wet blanket_____________________- una aguafiestas A hangover _______________________- una resaca Better late than never ___________- más vale tarde que nunca Bless you! ________________________- ¡Jesús! (cuando alguien estornuda) Bon apetit ________________________- qué aproveche By the way _______________________- a propósito By all means ______________________- no faltaría mas/Por supuesto Chat someone up ________________- ligar con alguien Cheer up! _________________________- ¡Anímate! Cheers! ___________________________- ¡Salud! Cross your fingers _______________- cruzando los dedos Get the sack ______________________- ser despedido Help yourself _____________________- sírvete How come? _______________________- ¿Cómo es eso? ¿Por qué? Hurry up! _________________________- ¡Date prisa! I must be off _____________________- tengo que irme I haven't got a clue ______________- no tengo ni idea If only _____________________________- ojalá It serves you right _______________- lo mereces It rings a bell _____________________-me suena It's up to you _____________________-tú eliges Keep the change _________________- quédate con el cambio Keep your hair on! _______________- ¡Cálmate! Leave me alone __________________- déjame en paz Let the cat out of the bag _______- revelar un secreto Let's have one for the road _____- tomamos la penúltima. Make yourself at home __________- siéntete como en tu casa No wonder ________________________- no me extraña Pissed as a newt _________________- borracho como una cuba Pull the other one ________________- ¡Anda ya! Really! ____________________________- ¡De verdad! Same here ________________________- yo también Say when _________________________- dime cuanto (para comida o bebidas) Talk of the devil __________________- hablando del rey de Roma Ten bob ___________________________- 50 peniques To pay cash _______________________- pagar en efectivo To my mind _______________________- en mi opinion Touch wood _______________________- tocando madera Watch out! _______________________- ¡Ten cuidado! Were you born in a field/barn? _ - cierra la puerta What a rip off ____________________- ¡Qué timo! What a mess! ____________________- ¡Qué lío! What a cheek! ____________________- ¡Qué cara! You're pulling my leg ____________- me estás tomando el pelo You're welcome __________________- de nada You're kidding ____________________- estás de broma

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