PHRASAL VERBS up 18

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What time does the sun come up at this time of year?........ come up.
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Salir. to appear, to rise. to be mentioned or discussed. or to be going to happen very soon.

Why does the moon sometimes look so big when it’s coming up?........ come up.
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Salir. to appear, to rise. to be mentioned or discussed. or to be going to happen very soon.

We (come up against) many problems in life, and we have to deal with them........ (come up against).
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enfentrarse con, verselas con. enfentrarse con, verselas con. to have to compete against someone who will be difficult to beat. (see also: (be) faced with, run up against).

Anyone who competes in this karate tournament will (come up against) some very tough competition........ (come up against).
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enfentrarse con, verselas con. to have to compete against someone who will be difficult to beat. (see also: (be) faced with, run up against).

If Donal's work doesn’t come up to the standard we require, we’ll have to let him go and employ someone else instead....... (Come up to).
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Dar el ancho. dar la talla, estar al nivel. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else. (see also: live up to, measure up).

Did the design come up to the level of excellence Oscar de la Renta expect?....... (Come up to).
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Dar el ancho. dar la talla, estar al nivel. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else. (see also: live up to, measure up).

How did the Spanish architect Gaudi come up with such incredible designs for his buildings? ....... come up with.
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Crear, imventar. to think of or to suggest a plan or idea, a solution to a problem, or an answer to a question. (see also: make up, think up).

Juan Gabriel always comes up with powerful lyrics for his songs........ come up with.
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Crear, imventar. to think of or to suggest a plan or idea, a solution to a problem, or an answer to a question. (see also: make up, think up).

When the boy Ralf coughed up blood, his father drove him straight to the hospital........ cough up.
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escupir. arrojar. to bring a substance [e.g. blood, phlegm] into your mouth from your lungs or throat by coughing.

Most smokers cough more phlegm up from their lungs than non-smokers........ cough up.
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escupir. arrojar. to bring a substance [e.g. blood, phlegm] into your mouth from your lungs or throat by coughing.

The music isn’t loud enough. Let’s crank it up and get this party going... crank up.
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Subir, incrementar. to increase or improve something. (see also: turn up).

It’s too hot in here. We should crank up the air conditioning... crank up.
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Subir, incrementar. to increase or improve something. (see also: turn up).

Old age "creeps up on" you. One day you’re young, but before you know it you’ve got gray hair and a wrinkly face........ CREEP UP ON.
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Sorprender, aproximarse, llegar sin darse cuenta. To approach without someone realising.

Credit card debt "crept up on" Ibanka, and now she has a serious problem........ creep up on.
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Sorprender, aproximarse, llegar sin darse cuenta. To approach without someone realising.

We have to expect problems to crop up now and again, and we should know how to deal with them....... crop up.
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Pasar de repente. surgir, salir de la nada. if a problem crops up, it suddenly happens, often when it is not expected. (see also: pop up, come up).

Health problems start to crop up more when you’re over 60 years old....... crop up.
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Pasar de repente. surgir, salir de la nada. if a problem crops up, it suddenly happens, often when it is not expected. (see also: pop up, come up).

My son got in a fight at school today, and a teacher broke it up and kept both boys in after school. ------------------ break up.
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Parar una pelea. to stop a fight.

The police were called in to "break up" the rioters. ------------------ break up.
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Parar una pelea. to stop a fight.

The police were sent to "break up" the protest against the government. ------------------ break up.
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Parar una pelea. to stop a fight.

We got up to all sorts of mischief when we were kids, like stealing golf balls from golfers and then selling them to the golf shop. -------------------------------------- get up to.
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Ponerse tras algo, Tramar, hacer travesuras o diabluras. to make mischief or do something wrong or naughty.

The accountant (got up to) his usual tricks to cheat the company. -------------------------------------- get up to.
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Ponerse tras algo, Tramar, hacer trvesuras o diabluras. to make mischief or do something wrong or naughty.

The children are always (getting up to) some trouble or other. -------------------------------------- get up to.
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Ponerse tras algo, Tramar, hacer travesuras o diabluras. to make mischief or do something wrong or naughty.

Do you think going dancing would cheer Sally up? She’s still feeling bad about losing her job........ cheer up.
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Animar. To make someone less unhappy. (see also: brighten up).

Kim was upset so we took her to see a funny movie and it cheered her up........ cheer up.
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Animar. To make someone less unhappy. (see also: brighten up).

It's time to put up your toys and get ready for bed........ put up.
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Acomodar, poner en su lugar. to return (something) to the place where it belongs.

Mom washed, dried, and put up the dishes after dinner........ put up.
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Acomodar, poner en su lugar. to return (something) to the place where it belongs.

April tied up the phone for an hour....... tie up.
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Mantener ocupado, Saturarado. to prevent the use or progress of (something). (see also: use up, back up).

Teacher Rodolfo's had the printer tied up for the last half hour, printing out his reports....... tie up.
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Mantener ocupado, Saturardo. to prevent the use or progress of (something). (see also: use up, back up).

Evelia went around town putting up posters for the concert........ put up.
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Instalar, poner. to cause (something) to be on a wall, to hang from a ceiling, etc.

Ana said, I just put up new curtains........ put up.
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Instalar, poner. to cause (something) to be on a wall, to hang from a ceiling, etc.

The senator knew that questions about his campaign would come up........ come up.
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Salir. to appear, to rise. to be mentioned or discussed. or to be going to happen very soon.

The daffodils are just beginning to come up........ come up.
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Salir. to appear, to rise. to be mentioned or discussed. or to be going to happen very soon

Jane said that all her money was "tied up in" long-term investments, so she was short of cash. --------------- tie up something in.
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invertir a largo plazo. to invest money so that it is not easily available for use. (see also: invest in).

Donald said, you shouldn’t "tie all your money up in" one company’s stock. It’s better to spread it around and buy stocks in several companies. --------------- tie up something in.
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invertir a largo plazo. to invest money so that it is not easily available for use. (see also: invest in).

After my cold I still had phlegm coming up for a week....... phlegm.
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Flema. a thick, yellowish liquid that is produced in the nose and throat especially when a person has a cold.

Most smokers cough more phlegm up from their lungs than non-smokers....... phlegm.
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Flema. a thick, yellowish liquid that is produced in the nose and throat especially when a person has a cold

That fucking new president Donal Trump will never come up to; we might as well go ahead and fire him now....... (Come up to).
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Dar el ancho. dar la talla, estar al nivel. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else. (see also: live up to, measure up).


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