PHRASAL VERBS through, round 1

 0    24 tarjetas    emigdiokaz
descargar mp3 imprimir jugar test de práctica
 
término English
definición English

The kids didn’t like their new teacher at first, but they’ve "taken to" him since they started using games and having fun in his classes. --------------- (TAKE TO) somebody/something.
empezar lección
empezar a gustar. to start to like someone or something.

The little girl "took to" her new puppy dog. They are now inseparable. --------------- (take to) somebody/something.
empezar lección
empezar a gustar. to start to like someone or something.

Ceci has "taken to" her new job with enthusiasm. --------------- (take to) somebody/something.
empezar lección
empezar a gustar. to start to like someone or something.

After his business failed, David "turned to" his father for help and advice. --------------- turn to.
empezar lección
Recurrir a. to go to someone for help when you are having difficulty dealing with a situation. (see also: resort to).

I’m sorry, but I had no one else to "turn to". --------------- turn to.
empezar lección
Recurrir a. to go to someone for help when you are having difficulty dealing with a situation. (see also: resort to).

Taking illegal drugs is very dangerous as it can "lead to" serious trouble with the law and can badly damage your physical and mental health. --------------- (lead to) something.
empezar lección
LLevar a. if an action or event leads to something, it causes that thing to happen or exist. (see also: result in).

The disagreement between the union and management could "lead to" a strike. --------------- (lead to) something.
empezar lección
LLevar a. if an action or event leads to something, it causes that thing to happen or exist. (see also: result in).

You cooked the meal, so "leave cleaning up the kitchen to" me. --------------- (leave something to) somebody.
empezar lección
Dejar a. to let or give the responsibility of someone. (see also: leave up to).

Jane said, It’s time you took more responsibility Jeft, so we’ll "leave this decision to" you. --------------- (leave something to) somebody.
empezar lección
Dejar a. to let or give the responsibility of someone. (see also: leave up to).

Whenever Brian Adams got into financial trouble, he "ran to" his parents to ask for help. --------------- (run to) somebody.
empezar lección
Correr a pedir ayuda a. to ask someone to help or protect you when you should be helping yourself.

I'm thirty-one said Pepin - I can't keep "running to" my parents every time something goes wrong. --------------- (run to) somebody.
empezar lección
Correr a pedir ayuda a. to ask someone to help or protect you when you should be helping yourself.

Sean Spicer said, even though there is no evidence to support it, some people still "cling to" the idea that communism offers a better life for the working class. --------------- (cling to) something/somebody.
empezar lección
Aferrarse a. to refuse to stop believing or hoping for something. (see also: hang on (to), hold on (to).

If a leader becomes addicted to power like Donal Trump, he’ll do anything to "cling to" it. --------------- (cling to) something/somebody.
empezar lección
Aferrarse a. to refuse to stop believing or hoping for something. (see also: hang on (to), hold on (to).

Cesar Lozano, you shouldn’t "attach too much importance to" what the critics say about your book. What really matters is what your readers think. --------------- attach to, or attach importance to. (UK)
empezar lección
Cesar Lozano, you shouldn’t "attach too  inglés
Dar importancia a, darle importancia a. attach importance, significance, value, weight, etc. (to something) to believe that something is important or worth thinking about.

Don't worry Quito - it was an accident and no blame "attaches to" either of you. --------------- attach to, or attach importance to. (UK)
empezar lección
Don't worry Quito - it was an accident a inglés
Dar importancia a, darle importancia a. attach importance, significance, value, weight, etc. (to something) to believe that something is important or worth thinking about.

April said, we have to make sure there are enough sales staff in our stores to "attend to" all the customers who need help, especially at busy times. --------------- (attend to) somebody/something.
empezar lección
Atender a, asistir a. to deal with something or help someone. (see also: deal with, see to).

Obama said, doctors tried to "attend to" the worst injured soldiers first. --------------- (attend to) somebody/something.
empezar lección
Atender a, asistir a.

Jane said, I "put my idea for saving costs to" the meeting, but they didn’t think our executives would like flying in economy class instead of first class. --------------- (put something to) somebody.
empezar lección
Someter a, pasar por. to suggest an idea or plan to someone so that they can consider it or discuss it. (see also: put forward (to).

The peace plan in Siria was first "put to" the prime minister of Canada last week. --------------- (put something to) somebody.
empezar lección
Someter a, pasar por.

The CNN cable news channel decided to "devote more time to" covering stories about health and the environment. --------------- devote something to something.
empezar lección
Dedicar a, dedicarse a. to use all of something, for example your life or your time, for a particular purpose.

Sinedin Sidan resigned from his job to "devote more time to" his family. --------------- (devote something to) something.
empezar lección
Dedicar a, dedicarse a.

After his wife's death from cancer, Roberto Carlos "devoted himself to" fundraising for cancer charities. --------------- (devote something to) something.
empezar lección
Dedicar a, dedicarse a.

Ceci's hair looked soft and "glossy". ------------- glossy.
empezar lección
brillante, lustroso. smooth and shiny.

Sandra said, I passed the time flicking through "glossy" magazines. ------------- glossy.
empezar lección
brillante, lustroso. smooth and shiny.


Debes iniciar sesión para poder comentar.