PHRASAL VERBS up 15

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Hey, Mike make sure you haven’t forgotten to zip up your fly before you go on stage to give your speech. ---------------- zip, or, zip up (UK).
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Subir el cierre. to fasten a piece of clothing by using its zip a long metal or plastic fastener, or to help someone close the zip on a piece of clothing they are wearing. (see also: do up).

Zip your jacket up Quito, it's cold out there. ---------------- zip, or, zip up (UK).
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Subir el cierre. to fasten a piece of clothing by using its zip a long metal or plastic fastener, or to help someone close the zip on a piece of clothing they are wearing. (see also: do up).

I can't reach the back of my dress. Can you zip me up, please?. ---------------- zip, or, zip up (UK).
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Subir el cierre. to fasten a piece of clothing by using its zip a long metal or plastic fastener, or to help someone close the zip on a piece of clothing they are wearing. (see also: do up).

Mom said, It’s time I faced up to the fact that I’m getting older and I have to start taking better care of my body. ---------------- (face up to) something.
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Afrontar, tener que aceptar. to accept that a difficult or unpleasant situation exists.

Trump's daughther refuses to "face up to" reality and still believes the project will be a success. ---------------- (face up to) something.
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Afrontar, tener que aceptar. to accept that a difficult or unpleasant situation exists.

You're going to have to "face up to" the fact that you're not going to get that job. ---------------- (face up to) something.
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Afrontar, tener que aceptar. to accept that a difficult or unpleasant situation exists.

If you pour a glass of beer for someone, make sure you fill it up to the top. ---------------- fill up.
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llenar, rellenar. to become full, or to make something become full.

Fill that bucket up with water and bring it over here. ---------------- fill up.
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llenar, rellenar. to become full, or to make something become full.

Franco said, don’t forget to fill up the car with petrol before you leave. It’s a very long trip. ---------------- fill up.
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llenar, rellenar. to become full, or to make something become full.

After working her way around South America, Melany finished up in Mexico City working as an English teacher. ---------------- finish up.
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Terminar en. Ir a dar, ir a parar. to finally be in a particular place, state or situation, especially without having planned it. (see also: end up, wind up).

Jenny drank so much that she finished up in hospital. ---------------- finish up.
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Terminar en. Ir a dar, ir a parar. to finally be in a particular place, state or situation, especially without having planned it. (see also: end up, wind up).

We did a ten-mile walk and finished up in a village on the other side of the river. ---------------- finish up.
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Terminar en. Ir a dar, ir a parar. to finally be in a particular place, state or situation, especially without having planned it. (see also: end up, wind up).

The coach Tucca Ferreti fired up his players with his half-time talk, and they came out and played much better in the second half. ---------------- fire up.
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Encender los animos. to make someone become excited or angry. (See also: stir up, whip up).

The issues of Donal has fired up civil rights activists. ---------------- fire up.
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Encender los animos. to make someone become excited or angry. (See also: stir up, whip up).

Our sales manager is good at motivating sales staff. She really fires them up. ---------------- fire up.
empezar lección
Encender los animos. to make someone become excited or angry. (See also: stir up, whip up).

Edgar said, we bought an old house and fixed it up. We painted it and redecorated it and now it looks lovely. ---------------- fix up.
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Reparar, acondicionar, remodelar. to repair or arrange something [e.g. room, house] in order to improve it or to make it suitable for a particular purpose. (see also: do up).

Chava had fixed up one of the bedrooms for me to use as an office. ---------------- fix up.
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Reparar, acondicionar, remodelar. to repair or arrange something [e.g. room, house] in order to improve it or to make it suitable for a particular purpose. (see also: do up).

Jose Jimenez spent thousands of dollars fixing up an old house in the countryside. ---------------- fix up.
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Reparar, acondicionar, remodelar. to repair or arrange something [e.g. room, house] in order to improve it or to make it suitable for a particular purpose. (see also: do up).

Jane told Mike Mastruanny If you meet a potential client, make sure you get their business card and then follow up the initial contact with a phone call the next day. ---------------- follow up.
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seguir, continuar, dar segumiento. to do something in addition to what you have already done, in order to be certain of achieving your goal.

Hey April, follow up the phone call with a written confirmation. ---------------- follow up.
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dar segumiento, seguir, continuar. to do something in addition to what you have already done, in order to be certain of achieving your goal.

Richard Voughn said, we’ll follow this report up with occasional updates on developments. ---------------- follow up.
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dar segumiento, seguir, continuar. to do something in addition to what you have already done, in order to be certain of achieving your goal.

Dave Papioly said, we have to stop making some of our models for a while to free up machines in order to fill a huge order for one particular model. ---------------- free up.
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Dejar libre, dejar disponible. to have time or money available for a particular use by not using it in another way.

Jane said, I cancelled my meeting to free up the afternoon to write my report. ---------------- free up.
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Dejar libre, dejar disponible. to have time or money available for a particular use by not using it in another way.

The former president Obama said, If the developed nations cut their military spending it would free up huge resources. ---------------- free up.
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Dejar libre, dejar disponible. to have time or money available for a particular use by not using it in another way.

Felipe's company went under when the economy slowed down, and he had to go back to his old job. ---------------- go under.
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Irse a bancarrota, Irse a quiebra. Irse a pique. if a company or business goes under, it fails financially. (see also: close down, shut down).

The government has refused any financial assistance to stop the company from going under. ---------------- go under.
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Irse a bancarrota, Irse a quiebra. Irse a pique. if a company or business goes under, it fails financially. (see also: close down, shut down).

Thousands of small businesses went under during the recession. ---------------- go under.
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Irse a bancarrota, Irse a quiebra. Irse a pique. if a company or business goes under, it fails financially. (see also: close down, shut down).

The government has (come under) a lot of pressure from the media and protest groups to release the committee’s report on corruption. ----------- (come under) something.
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estar bajo tension, esta rexpuesto a, o estar en medio del ojo del huracan. to be expose, affected, controlled, or influenced by (something).

The president has (come under) fire for not solving the country’s problems. ----------- (come under) something.
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estar bajo tension, esta rexpuesto a, o estar en medio del ojo del huracan. to be expose, affected, controlled, or influenced by (something).

I can’t show anyone the new design yet. We’re keeping it under wraps until the new advertising campaign starts. ---------------- keep under wraps.
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Mantener bajo control. if something is keeped under control, people are able to limit it or make it do what they want it to do.

The name of the movie is being "kept under wraps". ---------------- KEEP UNDER WRAPS.
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Mantener en secreto. known to only a few people: secret.

If you’re going to bring your dog, you’ll have to keep it under wraps. ---------------- keep under wraps.
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Mantener en secreto. known to only a few people: secret.

The school is (coming under) pressure to change its policies. ----------- (come under) something.
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estar bajot tension, esta rexpuesto a, o estar en medio del ojo del huracan. to be expose, affected, controlled, or influenced by (something).

Hey Quito, your fly is down. Zip it up. ---------------- fly.
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bragueta. an opening in a piece of clothing (such as a pair of trousers, shorts, or a skirt) that is hidden by a fold of cloth and that is closed by a zipper or a row of buttons

Donal's fly was down and you could see his underwear. ---------------- fly.
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bragueta. an opening in a piece of clothing (such as a pair of trousers, shorts, or a skirt) that is hidden by a fold of cloth and that is closed by a zipper or a row of buttons.

Make sure you haven’t forgotten to zip up your fly before you go on stage to give your speech. ---------------- fly.
empezar lección
bragueta. an opening in a piece of clothing (such as a pair of trousers, shorts, or a skirt) that is hidden by a fold of cloth and that is closed by a zipper or a row of buttons.

Hey Genny, now you'll have to "face up to" the consequences. ---------------- (face up to) something.
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Afrontar, tener que aceptar. to accept that a difficult or unpleasant situation exists.


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