Phrasal verbs (R-W) - English Vocabulary

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charge too much - colloquial



have enough money

run over=run through
empezar lección

a bill - let a bill get longer without paying

run up against
empezar lección
encounter - usually a problem

see someone off
empezar lección
go to station, airport, etc to say goodbye to someone

see through
empezar lección
realize the truth about

make fun of by imitation

start working

establish itself - especially weather

give in detail in writing/arrange/start an action


set (up) on
empezar lección

realize slowly - colloquial, intransitive

make a mistake - colloquial

find a solution - colloquial

keep to an agreement

represent - initials/tolerate

stand in for
empezar lección
take the place of

stand up to
empezar lección
resist, bear stress

resign - colloquial


stick up for
empezar lección
defend - especially yourself, your rights - colloquial


take (it) out on
empezar lección
make someone else suffer because of one's own sufferings

imitate - colloquial

acquire a new characteristic/do something extra

insurance - sign an insurance agreement

gain control of

take to someone
empezar lección
develop a liking for

time - occupy time

talk out of
empezar lección
dissuade from

persuade into

scold - colloquial

tie in with
empezar lección
be in agreement with

trace the whereabouts of

test - a machine

reject an offer

happen to be in the end/come to a meeting or to form a crowd

be discovered by chance/arrive - often unexpectedly

lose effect - especially a drug

calculate - also work out at for specific amounts

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