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- Bring up mencionar algo. Dont bring up the problem we had last year.

Carry on go on que significa continuar. We have to carry on with our work.


Chase up encontrar. Ill chase up Carlos because I need his help with homework.
Come across encontrarse con alguien de manera inesperada. I went to the mall and
I came across Claudio. I hadnt seen him for ages.
Come up with cuando quieres expresar que alguien ha propuesto una buena idea o p
lan. Brenda came up with a great solution.
- Fall apart desmoronarse, romperse The expensive toy we bought our son keeps fal
ling apart.
Get along tener una buena relacin con alguien. I dont get along with Howard. We alw
ays argue.
Get away with evitar ser castigado por hacer algo o por romper reglas. He is not
going to prison? I cant believe he got away with that
Get back to cuando no puedes dar una respuesta inmediata asi que usas este verbo
para decirle que despues le respondes.So what did you tell John about the proble
m?Ill get back to him later.
Get over Suparar I know it was hard to leave your country but you will get over i
t.
Get through conectar a la persona con quien quieras hablar por telefono. Sorry, b
ut I couldnt get through to her, Ill try in ten minutesagain!
Give up rendirse, abandonar I gave up smoking because it was killing me.
Go on! lo mismo que carry on
Hold on! esperar. Comun en ingls hablado. Hold on Es como WAIT FOR ME. Esperenme
Look after cuidar. I have to travel next week. Can you look after mu dog?
Look into investigar. Ill look into it right away and come back to you assoon as p
ossible!
Look up encontrar algo como en una agenda, en Internet o en algun catalogo. Can y
ou look up their address on the Net?
Make out Reconocer o distinguir detalles I just couldnt make out what she was sayin
g!
Point out sealar o hacer notar Braulio pointed out that their department hadnt done
early shifts for a good while
Pull over detenerse (tambin usado cuando estas en el carro y detienes el carro ll
evandolo a un lado de la carretera) Can you pull over?. I think we hit a dog
Put down escribir, anotar Hold on, Ill put it down, let me just find a piece of pa
per!
Put forward proponer una idea. Can I put forward something?
- Put off posponer o dejar para mas tarde I dont want to clean my house today,Ill p
ut it off till tomorrow
Put through transferir una llamada Can you put me through to the sales department
, please?
Run out of agotarse, acabarse We just ran out of milk, can you buy some more, plea
se?
Run off imprimir copias de un de algo como un documento Can you run off a few mor
e survey sheets, please?
Set up fundar, establecer, instalar Ive always dreamt of setting up my own busines
s!
Show off presumir Michael always likes showing off in front of girls, thats the wa
y he is!
Show up aparecer (como cuando llegas a una reunion y llegas tarde)Well, well, loo
k who decided to show up! or He showed up late, and the game had already started w
ithout him.
Sort out resolver un problema Bill, please do something about the problem. OK, O
k Ill sort it out
Stand for representar What does AWOL stand for? What does J.K. stand for in J.K. Ro
wlings name?
Stand up for defender tus derechos. Ill definitely stand up for my rights to take
summer holidays this year as I havent had them for four years!
Stay on quedarse en algo o en algun lugar mas de lo esperado. Are you staying on
today as well?

Stick together estar juntos (cuando 2 o mas personas paran juntos) We should stic
k together, you know, itll be much easier as everyone else seems to be on their o
wn!
Take over asumir. When the president retires, Mr. Tanaka will take over.
Talk down to hablar con menosprecio haciendo a la otra persona que es es inferio
r. He is his boss but he should talk down to Juan.
Turn down rechazar Ill never forget how she turned downmy invitation!
Turn up significa llegar o aparecer. Has Michael turned up today. I havent seen hi
m?
Turn out cuando algo sale diferente a lo que esperado It turned out that I actual
ly knew that guy from my
Watch out! tener cuidado. Watch out! The floor is slipery. You might fall
los 20 mas hablados
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-Pick up: recoger
-Drop off: dejar en un sitio. Ambos son muy comunes, pero tienen alternativa. Rec
oger tambin puede decirse get y dejar, leave, comenta Price.
-Put on: vestirse
-Take off: quitarte ropa. Este tambin tiene alternativa, remove, pero put on no la
tiene, aade.
-Turn on: encender
-Turn off: apagar. Ambos se refieren a aparatos elctricos o mquinas.
-Turn up y turn down: subir y bajar el volumen. Pero tambin significan aparecer (t
urn up) y rechazar (turn down), aclara Price.
-Take off: despegar. Pero su antnimo no es un phrasal. Aterrizar se dice to land,
muchos alumnos intentan convertirlo en phrasal verb y dicen land on, pero no es
correcto. Lo mismo sucede con light, encender con fuego, y con put out (apagar f
uego), intentan decir light on, que no existe, explica.
-Stay away: mantenerse alejado.
-Get over: recuperarse de una enfermedad.
-Hay otros con muchas posibles traducciones que es importante conocer, como make
up que significa inventar, reconciliarse, maquillarse, recuperar (una clase).
-Put up: colgar, guardar.
-Fall down: caerse al suelo.
-Bring up: sacar un tema.
-Back up: dar marcha atrs.
-Fill up: llenar (hasta el borde).
-Get up: levantarse.
-Hurry up: darse prisa.

get up = levantarse
He got up at 5:30 this morning. Thats why hes tired!
go out = salir de marcha o a un evento social
Tonight Im going out. Im going to have a few beers with my friends.
come on! = venga! nimo!
Come on! We have to leave now or well miss the bus!
look out! = cuidado!
Look out! The floor is wet!
look for = buscar
Shes looking for her keys. She cant seem to find them.
ask for = pedir
He asked for a coffee and a croissant.
look after = cuidar
Shes looking after my dog while Im on vacation.
give up = dejar de hacer algo
Hes trying to give up smoking but he says its very difficult.
end up = acabar (de una manera u otra)
We were late for the film, and ended up going to the next showing.

- Bring up mencionar algo. Dont bring up the problem we had last year.
Carry on go on que significa continuar. We have to carry on with our work.
Chase up encontrar. Ill chase up Carlos because I need his help with homework.
Come across encontrarse con alguien de manera inesperada. I went to the mall and
I came across Claudio. I hadnt seen him for ages.
Come up with cuando quieres expresar que alguien ha propuesto una buena idea o p
lan. Brenda came up with a great solution.
- Fall apart desmoronarse, romperse The expensive toy we bought our son keeps fal
ling apart.
Get along tener una buena relacin con alguien. I dont get along with Howard. We alw
ays argue.
Get away with evitar ser castigado por hacer algo o por romper reglas. He is not
going to prison? I cant believe he got away with that
Get back to cuando no puedes dar una respuesta inmediata asi que usas este verbo

para decirle que despues le respondes.So what did you tell John about the proble
m?Ill get back to him later.
Get over Suparar I know it was hard to leave your country but you will get over i
t.
Get through conectar a la persona con quien quieras hablar por telefono. Sorry, b
ut I couldnt get through to her, Ill try in ten minutes
again!
Give up rendirse, abandonar I gave up smoking because it was killing me.
Go on! lo mismo que carry on
Hold on! esperar. Comun en ingls hablado. Hold on Es como WAIT FOR ME. Esperenme
Look after cuidar. I have to travel next week. Can you look after mu dog?
Look into investigar. Ill look into it right away and come back to you assoon as p
ossible!
Look up encontrar algo como en una agenda, en Internet o en algun catalogo. Can y
ou look up their address on the Net?
Make out Reconocer o distinguir detalles I just couldnt make out what she was sayin
g!
Point out sealar o hacer notar Braulio pointed out that their department hadnt done
early shifts for a good while
Pull over detenerse (tambin usado cuando estas en el carro y detienes el carro ll
evandolo a un lado de la carretera) Can you pull over?. I think we hit a dog
Put down escribir, anotar Hold on, Ill put it down, let me just find a piece of pa
per!
Put forward proponer una idea. Can I put forward something?
- Put off posponer o dejar para mas tarde I dont want to clean my house today,Ill p
ut it off till tomorrow
Put through transferir una llamada Can you put me through to the sales department
, please?
Run out of agotarse, acabarse We just ran out of milk, can you buy some more, plea
se?
Run off imprimir copias de un de algo como un documento Can you run off a few mor
e survey sheets, please?
Set up fundar, establecer, instalar Ive always dreamt of setting up my own busines
s!
Show off presumir Michael always likes showing off in front of girls, thats the wa
y he is!
Show up aparecer (como cuando llegas a una reunion y llegas tarde)Well, well, loo
k who decided to show up! or He showed up late, and the game had already started w
ithout him.
Sort out resolver un problema Bill, please do something about the problem. OK, O
k Ill sort it out
Stand for representar What does AWOL stand for? What does J.K. stand for in J.K. Ro
wlings name?
Stand up for defender tus derechos. Ill definitely stand up for my rights to take
summer holidays this year as I havent had them for four years!
Stay on quedarse en algo o en algun lugar mas de lo esperado. Are you staying on
today as well?
Stick together estar juntos (cuando 2 o mas personas paran juntos) We should stic
k together, you know, itll be much easier as everyone else seems to be on their o
wn!
Take over asumir. When the president retires, Mr. Tanaka will take over.
Talk down to hablar con menosprecio haciendo a la otra persona que es es inferio
r. He is his boss but he should talk down to Juan.
Turn down rechazar Ill never forget how she turned downmy invitation!
Turn up significa llegar o aparecer. Has Michael turned up today. I havent seen hi
m?
Turn out cuando algo sale diferente a lo que esperado It turned out that I actual
ly knew that guy from my
Watch out! tener cuidado. Watch out! The floor is slipery. You might fall

Call someone back


Devolver la llamada
Cheer up

I will call her back.

Ponerse alguien contento


Get over

She cheered up after hearing the good news.

Acabar o encontrar una solucin It took me a long time to get over the flu.
Hang on
Esperar un momento (informal)
Look for

Could you hang on for a second?

Probar y encontrar algo I am looking for my keys.


Run into
Encontrarse inesperadamente
Run into

I ran into Steve at the store today.

Tropezarse accidentalmente con alguien/algo


nd ran into the bookshelf.
Run out of

I was walking to the office a

Quedarse sin algo


We ran out of money.
Switch on/off Encender/apagar algo
I switched on the television.