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

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

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

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

What this election has shown up is the corroption and the inadequacies of the legal system. ----- to show up.
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What this election has shown up is the corroption and the inadequacies of the legal system. ----- to show up.
Resaltar, Mostrar, Sobresalir. to cause or make something easy to be seen or noticed.

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. ----- to shut up.
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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. ----- to shut up.
Callarse. to stop talking or making a noise, or to make someone do this. (see also: pipe down (inf), quieten down).

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

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

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

They’ve shut the building up for the weekend, so we can’t get in until Monday. ----- to (shut up) something.
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They’ve shut the building up for the weekend, so we can’t get in until Monday. ----- to (shut up) something.
Cerrar. to close a business, either permanently or at the end of the working day.

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

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

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

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

We put our guests up in the spare bedroom. ----- to put (someone) up.
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We put our guests up in the spare bedroom. ----- to put (someone) up.
Alojar, hospedar a alguien. to allow or pay for (someone) to stay in someone's home, a hotel, etc., for the night.

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

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

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

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

If the Mexican’s oil reserves dried up, the economy would collapse. ----- to dry up.
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If the Mexican’s oil reserves dried up, the economy would collapse. ----- to dry up.
Secarse, agotarse. if a supply of something dries up, it ends.

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

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

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

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

German soldiers swept through the territory, looting, burning, and killing. ----- to loot.
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German soldiers swept through the territory, looting, burning, and killing. ----- to loot.
saquear, robar. to steal things from shops/stores or buildings after a war, riot, fire, etc.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oviedo said, the robbers forced us out of the car at gunpoint. --- at gunpoint.
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Oviedo said, the robbers forced us out of the car at gunpoint. --- at gunpoint.
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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