766. Agree with - estar de acuerdo
"All women are bad drivers." “I don't agree with you."
767. Be about to - estar a punto de
I was about to leave the house when my friends arrived.
768. Be back - regresar
I'm working late at the office tonight so I won't be back until
769. Be out of - quedarse sin
We're out of eggs so we can't make a tortilla.
770. Be over - terminarse
When the football match was over, we went to the pub.
771. Be up - estar levantado
"phil isn't up yet: he's still in bed. Phone again in ten
772. Blow up - estallar (una bomba)
The bomb blew up killing six people.
773. Blow up - inflar
We blew up at least a hundred balloons for the christmas party.
774. Break down - averiarse
My car broke down on the way to motril.
775. Call back - volver a llamar
"i'm afraid the manager isn't here at the moment. Could you call
776. Carry on - seguir, continuar
I'm sorry if I interrupted you. Please carry on.
777. Carry out - cumplir (una promesa)
The president carried out his promise to reduce taxation.
778. Carry out - llevar a cabo
The execution was carried out at seven o'clock in the morning.
779. Clear up - poner en orden
It took four hours to clear up after the party.
780. Come across - encontrar, dar con
I came across an old friend on the metro in madrid.
781. Come back - regresar
I'm going to england for two weeks. I'm coming back on the fifth.
782. Come in - entrar
"good morning. Come in and sit down."
783. Come on - ¡vamos!, ¡date prisa!
Come on. We're going to be late.
784. Cut down on - consumir menos
You must cut down on cholesterol or you'll have a heart attack.
785. Cut off - cortar, desconnectar
When we didn't pay the bill, the electricity was cut off.
786. Cut up - cortar en pedazos
We cut up the birthday cake and gave everyone a slice.
787. Do up - abrochar, atar
I was five before I knew how to do up my shoelaces.
788. Do with - tener algo que ver con, tener relación con
"what's ms dos?" "it's got something to do with computers."
789. Do without - pasarse sin, prescindir de
The shops are shut so we'll have to do without sugar.
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790. Draw up - pararse
The car drew up at the zebra crossing.
791. Get back - volver, regresar
cinderella had to get back by twelve o'clock.
792. Get in(to) - entrar
I lost my keys and so I couldn't get into the house.
793. Get off - bajar (de un autobus, tren)
You have to get off the bus at the next stop if you want the
794. Get on - subir (a un autobus, tren, moto)
Quick! Get on the train, it's about to leave.
795. Get up - levantarse
When I got up this morning it was still dark.
796. Give back - devolver
If you don't like the dress, the shop will give you your money
797. Give up - perder la esperanza, rendirse
If you find phrasal verbs difficult, don't give up.
798. Give up - dejar (de fumar, beber)
You'll get cancer if you don't give up smoking.
799. Go ahead - ¡siga!
"can I use the telephone?" "yes, go ahead."
800. Go away - irse, marcharse
Are you going away for christmas, or are you staying at home.
801. Go back - volver, regresar
Although she's forty, she's going back to university to study
802. Go down - bajar
The price of fruit goes down in the summer.
803. Go out - salir (por la calle)
I always go out and have a few drinks on saturday night.
804. Go up - subir
The price of cigarettes went up in january 1992.
805. Hang on/hold on - esperar
hold on for a minute as pablo will be back in five minute.
806. Hang up - colgar (el teléfono)
my ex-girlfriend hung up when I phoned her.
807. Keep up with - mantenerse (a la altura de)
I can't keep up with my father when we go cycling as he goes too
808. Knock down - derribar, atropear, demoler
my grandfather's old house was knocked down and a bank was built.
809. Leave behind - olvidar, dejar
when I got to the airport, I realised I had left my passport
810. Let in - dejar entrar
she opened the door and let in the cat.
811. Look after - cuidar
my mother looks after the children when we go away.
812. Look for - buscar
I spent two hours looking for my glasses before I found them.
813. Look forward to - esperar con ilusión
i'm looking forward to the easter holidays.
814. Look out - tener cuidado, ¡ojo! Look out!
there's a car coming. John & sarah 1996 (c)
815. Look up - buscar algo (en un libro, diccionario)
if you don't understand the word, look it up in a dictionary.
816. Put in - meter, introducir
put ten pence in the machine and you will get a cup of coffee.
817. Put on - encender
put on the light, it's getting dark.
818. Put on - ponerse (la ropa)
put your coat on or you'll get cold.
819. Run out of - quedarse sin algo
we ran out of petrol so we had to get the bus.
820. Set off - ponerse en camino
we set off to madrid at five o'clock to avoid the traffic.
821. Take after - parecerse a
pablo takes after his mother: they are both optimistic.
822. Take off - despegar
the flight was delayed for two hours and the plane eventually
took off at 6 p.m.
823. Take off - quitarse la ropa
take off your coat and make yourself comfortable.
824. Take out - extraer, sacar
he took out a cigarette and lit it.
825. Throw away - tirar (en la basura)
don't throw these papers away: they're important.
826. Turn down - bajar (el volumen)
turn down the radio: it's too loud.
827. Turn up - poner el volumen más fuerte
turn up the radio. I can't hear it.
828. Turn on - encender (televisión, luces etc.)
turn on the television, please, I want to see the news