PHRASAL VERBS On 3

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The tennis match was stopped because of the rain, but carried on as soon as the rain stopped. --------------- carry on.
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Continuar. to continue doing something lately. (see also: go on).

We’ll stop the meeting now, and "carry on" after lunch. ---------------carry on.
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Continuar. to continue doing something lately. (see also: go on).

Hey lalo, did you "call on" Victor and see his new house while you were in Dallas?. --------------- (call on) somebody.
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Visitar. to visit someone. (see also: drop by, look up).

Whenever Richard Voughn and his wife are in Paris, they "call on" old friends who live there. --------------- (call on) somebody.
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Visitar. to visit someone. (see also: drop by, look up).

Cable TV took a while in the begining to catch on, but right now nearly everyone watches it. --------------- catch on.
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Entenderse, comprenderse. to figure out or understand someone or something, especially after a long time. (see also: cotton on).

The audience soon "catches on" to the fact that Donal sometimes is only joking. --------------- catch on.
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Entenderse, comprenderse. to figure out or understand someone or something, especially after a long time. (see also: cotton on).

The practice of taking cold showers is unlikely to "catch on" in Britain. --------------- catch on.
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Ser popular. to become popular. (see also: take off).

A new hairstyle can "catch on" quickly if kids see a pop star with it. --------------- catch on.
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Ser popular. to become popular. (see also: take off).

Martha's husband "cheated on" her in the second year of marriege. --------------- cheat on.
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Engañar, ser infiel. Be sexually unfaithful.

She "cheated on" me with my friend. --------------- cheat on.
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Engañar, ser infiel. Be sexually unfaithful.

I’d better go and check on the baby to make sure she’s all right. I’ll be back in a minute. --------------- (check on) somebody or something.
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echar un ojo, checar a alguien. to look at someone or something so that you are certain they are safe, satisfactory, etc. (see also: look in on (only used for people or animals).

I sent Michael to check on the kids. --------------- (check on) somebody or something.
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echar un ojo, checar a alguien. to look at someone or something so that you are certain they are safe, satisfactory, etc. (see also: look in on (only used for people or animals).

The fans competed to see which group could make the most noise when they cheered on their team. --------------- (cheer on) somebody.
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Animar, alentar. Encourage someone.

The champions played well today and everyone cheered them on. --------------- (cheer on) somebody.
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Animar, alentar. Encourage someone.

Dave Truska said, It just "dawned on" me that nearly all of our slow deliveries were sent by UPS. I hadn’t realized this before. --------------- (dawn on) someboby.
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Acabar de darse cuenta, darse cuenta de repente. if a fact dawns on you, you realize or understand something after a period of time when you did not realize or understand it. (see also: occur to).

Aleida said, I was watching TV last night and then it "dawned on" me that my exams were only 2 weeks away. --------------- (dawn on) someboby.
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Acabar de darse cuenta, darse cuenta de repente. if a fact dawns on you, you realize or understand something after a period of time when you did not realize or understand it. (see also: occur to).

The studio has already decided on the actors for the main roles in the next James Bond film. --------------- (decide on) somebody or something.
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Decidirse sobre algo. to choose something or someone after thinking carefully. (see also: settle on).

Have you decided on a name for the baby?. --------------- (decide on) somebody or something.
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Decidirse sobre algo. to choose something or someone after thinking carefully. (see also: settle on).

You can depend on Jill to do a good job. She’s very reliable and I’m sure she won’t let you down. --------------- (depend on) somebody or something.
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Depender, confiar. to trust someone or something and know that they will help you or do what you want or expect them to do. (see also: count on, rely on, bank on).

It's so hard to find a reliable hairdresser who you can depend on. --------------- (depend on) somebody or something.
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Depender, confiar. to trust someone or something and know that they will help you or do what you want or expect them to do. (see also: count on, rely on, bank on).

I don’t want to "lead Sandra on". ---------------------- lead somebody on.
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Dar falsas esperanzas. to make somebody believe something which is not true, especially that you love them or find them attractive.

I thought Gladis loved me, but she was just "leading me on". ---------------------- lead somebody on.
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Dar falsas esperanzas. to make somebody believe something which is not true, especially that you love them or find them attractive.

GET ON TO somebody. ----- Let me "get on to" my attorney and see what he says. ------------------------- GET ON to somebody.
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Contactar a, consultar con. to contact somebody by telephone, letter or email.

Richard Voughan said, for more information, GET ON TO my secretary. ------------------------- (GET ON TO) somebody.
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contactar a, consultar con. to contact somebody by telephone, letter or email.

My father is "getting on in years" and will retire soon. -------------------------------------- (GET ON), or (GET ON IN YEARS).
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Envejecer. To grow old, to become old or older.

As Donal is "getting on in years" he became more bitter. -------------------------------------- to (GET ON), or to (GET ON IN YEARS).
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Envejecer. To grow old, to become old or older.


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