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SHOW UP ----- Once the word was out, a lot of Damian’s old school friends "showed up" at his birthday party. -------- SHOW UP.
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Aparecer. to arrive or appear, especially at a place where people are expecting you. (see also: turn up).

SHOW UP ---- Many people showed up at the product launch because of the free drinks. ---------- SHOW UP.
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Aparecer. to arrive or appear, especially at a place where people are expecting you. (see also: turn up).

SHOW UP ------ Obama's stripped tie, show up well against his dark red shirt. ----- show up.
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Resaltar, Mostrar, Sobresalir. to cause or make something easy to be seen or noticed.

SHOW UP ------ My wife said that a cream-coloured carpet would only show up the dirt. ----- show up.
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Resaltar, Mostrar, Sobresalir. to cause or make something easy to be seen or noticed.

SHUT UP ------- There were some selfish people in the cinema who wouldn’t stop talking. They made me so angry that I told them to shut up or get out. ---------- shut up.
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Callarse. to stop talking or making a noise, or to make someone do this. (see also: pipe down (inf), quieten down).

SHUT UP --------- Can you please find a way to shut your fucking dog up.? I can’t sleep when it barks. ----- shut up.
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Callarse. to stop talking or making a noise, or to make someone do this. (see also: pipe down (inf), quieten down).

SHUT UP something. --------- Every evening at 8 o’clock Lucas shuts up his shop and goes to the pub to meet his friends. ----- (shut up) something.
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Cerrar. to close a business, either permanently or at the end of the working day.

SHUT UP something. --------- Most of the shops in Gary were shut up for the winter. ----------------------- SHUT UP something.
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Cerrar. to close a business, either permanently or at the end of the working day. (see also: shut down).

PUT sb UP ------ Chicago Bulls put up 20 points in the first half. ----- put (someone) up.
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Anotar. to score (points).

PUT sb UP ------ If the tennis player wants to win this game, she needs to put up big numbers in today's game. ----- put (someone) up.
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Anotar. to score (points).

PUT sb UP ------ Cessi said, Could you put me up for the night?. ----- PUT sb UP.
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Alojar, hospedar a alguien. to allow or pay for (someone) to stay in someone's home, a hotel, etc., for the night.

PUT sb UP ------ His employers put Cesar Losano up at a hotel. ----- PUT sb UP.
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Alojar, hospedar a alguien. to allow or pay for (someone) to stay in someone's home, a hotel, etc., for the night.

PUT UP sb ------ The party "put Hilary clinton up" as its candidate for president. ----- put up somebody.
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Escoger, sugerir. to choose or suggest (someone) to be a candidate or competitor.

PUT UP sb ------- We want to "put you up" Clouds Jhon for club treasurer. ----- put up sombody.
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Escoger, sugerir. to choose or suggest (someone) to be a candidate or competitor.

DRY UP ------- The farm’s dams dried up during the drought, but they filled up again after some storms. ----- DRY UP.
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Secarse, agotarse. if a supply of something dries up, it ends.

DRY UP ---- The flow of foreign money into the country has almost dried up. ----- DRY UP.
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Secarse, agotarse. if a supply of something dries up, it ends.

PULL UP ----- We waved down a taxi and it (pulled up) and we all got in. --------------- PULL UP.
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Parar, pararse. if a car pulls up, it stops, often for a short time. (see also: pull over).

PULL UP ---- A car (pulled up) next to the church and two men got out. ----- pull up.
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Parar, pararse. if a car pulls up, it stops, often for a short time. (see also: pull over).

LOOT ----- More than 20 shops were looted in Monterrey. ----- loot.
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saquear, robar. to steal things from shops/stores or buildings after a war, riot, fire, etc.

LOOT --- After the riots in Mexico the merchandise had been looted from the warehouses. ----- loot.
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saquear, robar. to steal things from shops/stores or buildings after a war, riot, fire, etc.

HOLD UP sth/sb ---- Four black men held up the bank and escaped with $4 million. ---- (hold up) something or somebody.
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atracar, robar. to steal money from a building [esp. bank], a person, or a vehicle, by using violence or by threatening to use violence.

HOLD UP sth/sb ---- Emigdio was held up at gunpoint by a gang of black youths. ---- (hold up) something or somebody.
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atracar, robar. to steal money from a building [esp. bank], a person, or a vehicle, by using violence or by threatening to use violence.

CHOP UP ------ Cessi said, Could you "chop up" some vegetables and put them in the soup, please? There’s a knife over there. ------ chop up.
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Cortar en pedazitos. to cut into small pieces. (see also: cut up).

CHOP UP ------ My neighbor Louis Pasilas said, let’s "chop those old boards up" and use them as firewood. ------ chop up.
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Cortar en pedazitos. to cut into small pieces. (see also: cut up).

CALL UP ------ Call me up Martin when you get back from your vacation. ---- call up.
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llamar por telefono. to call someone on a telephone.

CALL UP ----- Hey Rose, did you find Bill Ferguson’s phone number and called him up while you were in New York ?. ---- call up.
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llamar por telefono. to call someone on a telephone.

AT GUNPOINT ----- Emigdio was held up at gunpoint by a gang of black youths. --- at gunpoint.
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A punto de pistola. used to describe a situation in which someone is being threatened by a person with a gun.

AT GUNPOINT ----- Oviedo said, the robbers forced us out of the car at gunpoint. --- at gunpoint.
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A punto de pistola. used to describe a situation in which someone is being threatened by a person with a gun.


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