PHRASAL VERBS up 17

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We’re having a meeting with our employees to clear the confusion up. ------------------- clear up.
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Aclarar, explicar. To explain something. (see also: iron out, sort out, straighten out).

Why is Sue still angry with John? I thought they’d talked things over and cleared up their misunderstanding. ------------------- clear up.
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Aclarar, explicar. To explain something. (see also: iron out, sort out, straighten out).

We’re having a meeting with our suppliers to clear the confusion up. ------------------- clear up.
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Aclarar, explicar. To explain something. (see also: iron out, sort out, straighten out).

It was raining all morning but it’s clearing up now, so we can go for a walk after lunch if you like. ------------------- clear up.
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Aclarar, explicar. To get better, to Improve.

Carlos got some cream for his pimples, and it soon cleared them up. ------------------- clear up.
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Aclararse. To get better, to Improve.

Something has clogged up the pipe under the kitchen sink. Do you think you could clear it out for us?. ------------------- clog up.
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Bloquear, obstruir. To block something, to slow the movement of something right down. (see also: block up).

Heart attacks occur when fatty deposits clog up the heart’s blood vessels. ------------------- clog up.
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Bloquear, obstruir. To block something, to slow the movement of something right down. (see also: block up).

Jane was a long way behind the leaders, so she had to run fast to catch up and win the race, but she did it. She caught up and won!. ------------------- catch up.
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

I missed many classes, so I’ll have to work hard to catch up with the others. ------- catch up, or catch up on (something).
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

Richard Voughan hasn’t been to his hometown for a long time. When he goes back, he’ll catch up with his relatives and find out what they’ve been doing. ----------------------- catch up, or catch up on (something).
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

If Mike Mastruany travels on business, he takes his laptop computer and catches up on work or his emails whenever he gets the chance. ----------------------- catch up, or catch up on (something).
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

I'm hoping to catch up on some sleep. ----------------------- catch up, or catch up on (something).
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

I need a couple of days in the office to catch up with my paperwork. ----------------------- catch up, or catch up on (something).
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Ponerse al dia, ponerse al corriente. to bring one's efforts with something up to date: to do the work that one should have done.

Rose spends a lot of time contacting shipping companies to chase up deliveries that haven’t reached customers on time. --------------------- (chase up) something, somebody.
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Hacer un segumiento. Try to get more information about the progress of something. (see also: check on, track down, hunt down).

One of the most boring parts of her job is chasing up late payments. ---------------- (chase up) something, somebody.
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Hacer un segumiento. Try to get more information about the progress of something. (see also: check on, track down, hunt down).

Adrian still hasn't paid his rent - you're going to have to chase him up. ---------------------- (chase up) something, somebody.
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Hacer un segumiento. Try to get more information about the progress of something. (see also: check on, track down, hunt down).

Maria Oviedo said, I chased Yadira up as she hadn't paid for several months. ------------------------ (chase up) something, somebody.
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Hacer un segumiento... Try to get more information about the progress of something. (see also: check on, track down, hunt down).

The president’s party covered up the fact that he’d been treated for addiction to drugs and alcohol, and most people never found out. ---------------------- to cover up.
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Cubrir, tapar. to cover something or someone in order to hide or protect them.

Governments try to cover up mistakes or corruption any way they can. ---------------------- to cover up.
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Cubrir, tapar. to cover something or someone in order to hide or protect them.

Donals cracked up after losing all his savings on the stock exchange, and tried to kill himself. ---------------------- crack up.
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Volverse loco. to become mentally ill and be unable to continue your normal life and work.

When someone becomes neurotic about pens and paper clips, it's a sure sign they're cracking up. ---------------------- crack up.
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Volverse loco. to become mentally ill and be unable to continue your normal life and work.

That woman cracked up due to stress from work and ended up in hospital. ---------------------- crack up.
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Volverse loco. to become mentally ill and be unable to continue your normal life and work.

We all cracked up when Sally started acting and speaking like our boss. We couldn’t stop laughing. ---------------------- crack up.
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Cagarse de la risa. to suddenly laugh a lot, or to make someone suddenly laugh a lot.

The audience cracked up whenever the comedian told a funny joke. ---------------------- crack up.
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Cagarse de la risa. to suddenly laugh a lot, or to make someone suddenly laugh a lot.

Bolillo wanted to have the day off work, so he cooked up a story about having to visit his aunt in hospital. ---------------------- to (cook up) something.
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Inventar. Inventar. to invent something, especially in a dishonest or very imaginative way. (see also: dream up, come up with, make up, think up).

George Barriga said, I was late to work, so I cooked up a story about problems with my car. ---------------------- to (cook up) something.
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Inventar. to invent something, especially in a dishonest or very imaginative way. (see also: dream up, come up with, make up, think up).

Do you think the issue of getting more staff will come up at this week’s meeting?. ---------------------- come up.
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Salir. to be discussed mentioned or thought of something.

If a job vacancy comes up in your company, let me know and I’ll apply for it. ---------------------- come up.
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Salir. to be discussed mentioned or thought of something...


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