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TIDY UP ------ Most of the time our house is messy, but if we’re expecting guests we tidy up and it’s clean and neat for a day or two. -------- tidy up.
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Ordenar, organizar, hacear, limpiar. to make a room or a group of things tidy by putting things in the correct place. (see also: clean up, straighten up).

TIDY UP ------- I'd better tidy up before my girfriend come. -------- tidy up.
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Ordenar, organizar, hacear, limpiar. to make a room or a group of things tidy by putting things in the correct place. (see also: clean up, straighten up).

PUT UP something. ----- Essy said, We're not leaving without putting up a fight. --------- put up something.
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Poner resistencia, dar pelea, causar problemas. to do (something) as a way of resisting or struggling against someone or something.

PUT UP something. ------ As expected, the kids put up a fuss when we said it was time for bed. --------- put up something.
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Poner resistencia, dar pelea, causar problemas. to do (something) as a way of resisting or struggling against someone or something.

TIE UP ------- The convoy "tied up" the road for an hour. --------- tie up.
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Bloquear, obstruir. to block a road or other track so that vehicles cannot move in the usual way.

TIE UP ------ The airport was tied up for 45 minutes, waiting for the Presidential plane to take off. --------- tie up.
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Bloquear, obstruir. to block a road or other track so that vehicles cannot move in the usual way.

TOP something UP. ------- Cessi mobile phone’s nearly run out of pre-paid calls, so she’s going to the phone shop to top it up. --------- top something up.
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Recargar, rellenar. to refill, or to add more liquid to a container that is partly empty in order to make it full. (see also: fill up, top off ).

TOP something UP. ------- You've almost finished your drink. Let me top up your glass. --------- top something up.
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Recargar, rellenar. to refill, or to add more liquid to a container that is partly empty in order to make it full. (see also: fill up, top off ).

TOUCH UPON/ON -------- The president Obama touched on many important issues and topics in his speech. --------- TOUCH UPON/ON.
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mencionar de pasada. to mention something. (see also: bring up).

TOUCH UPON/ON -------- The talk "touched on" the issue, but didn't give any new information. --------- TOUCH UPON/ON.
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mencionar de pasada. to mention something. (see also: bring up).

TURN something UP. ----- I can’t hear the radio. Could you turn it up, please?. --------- turn something up.
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Subir. to increase the amount of something, especially sound or heat, that is produced by a machine [e.g. television, radio, oven].

TURN something UP. ----- Can you turn up the television a little - I can hardly hear it. ------ turn something up.
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Subir. to increase the amount of something, especially sound or heat, that is produced by a machine [e.g. television, radio, oven].

TURN UP ------- Thousands of people turned up to see the parade and watch the fireworks. --------- turn up.
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Presentarse, aparecer. if someone turns up somewhere, they arrive at that place. (see also: come along, show up, turn out).

TURN UP --------- George Barriga turned up late, as usual. --------- turn up.
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Presentarse, aparecer. if someone turns up somewhere, they arrive at that place. (see also: come along, show up, turn out).

LAP UP something. ------- At first, movie stars lap up all the media attention, but after a while the attention can get too much for them and they want more privacy. ------------------------ LAP UP something.
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Aceptar con entusiasmo. Recivir con gusto. to enjoy something [e.g. atmosphere, praise] very much.

LAP UP something. -------- We walked around the city and lapped up the atmosphere. ------------------------ LAP UP something.
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Aceptar con entusiasmo. Recivir con gusto. to enjoy something [e.g. atmosphere, praise] very much.

LEAD UP TO something. ------------ The shops are always busy in the weeks leading up to Christmas. ------ LEAD UP TO something.
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En vísperas de, en el período previo a. in the period before of something. To happen or exist immediately before something. in the period before, to happen or exist immediately before something.

LEAD UP TO something. ------------ The bride and the groom said, the days leading up to the wedding were so busy with many details to finalise. ----------- LEAD UP TO something.
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En vísperas de, en el período previo a. in the period before of something. To happen or exist immediately before something. in the period before, to happen or exist immediately before something.

LEAVE UP TO ------ We can all make suggestions about the advertising campaign, but the final decisions are left up to the head of marketing. --------- leave up to.
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Dejar a, depender de. to give the responsibility of someone. (see also: leave to).

LEAVE UP TO ------ We "left everything up to" the manager to make the final decision. --------- leave up to.
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Dejar a, depender de. to give the responsibility of someone. (see also: leave to).

LAP UP something. ------- The calf lapped up the bucket of milk. --------- lap up something...
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Beber a lengüetadas. to drink all of something by licking with the tongue and with great enjoyment.

LAP UP something. ------- The little cats lapped up the milk from its bowl. --------- lap up something.
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Beber a lengüetadas. to drink all of something by licking with the tongue and with great enjoyment.


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