PHRASAL VERBS up 7

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EMBARK UPON/ON something. ------- After quitting her job as a nurse, Gladys embarked upon a new career as a travelling fashion photographer. ----------------------------------------------------- (EMBARK UPON), or, (EMBARK ON) something.
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Embarcarse en, ponerse a hacer algo. to start something, especially something large, important, or new. (see also: launch into).

EMBARK UPON/ON something. ------- So does Ernesto Alonso have any advice for those about to embark on an acting career?. ---------------------------------------- (EMBARK UPON), or, (EMBARK ON) something.
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Embarcarse en, ponerse a hacer algo. to start something, especially something large, important, or new. (see also: launch into).

IMPACT UPON/ON something. ------- The drought seriously impacted on every farmer in California, and some even had to sell off their land to pay off their debts. ------------------------------------------ IMPACT UPON/ON something.
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impactar. to have a noticeable effect on something or someone.

IMPACT UPON/ON something ------- Adriana said that any problems with the computers here in Macdonals will impact on our schedules. ------------------------------------------ (IMPACT UPON), or (IMPACT ON) something.
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impactar. to have a noticeable effect on something or someone.

END UP ----- Quito If you hadn’t studied hard and got good qualifications, you might have ended up in a boring, low-paying job. ------------------------------------------ END UP.
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Terminar en. ir a parar en. to be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it. (also: finish up, wind up).

END UP ------ Somehow Karla ended up on my bed. ------------------------------------------ END UP.
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Terminar en. ir a parar en. to be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it. (also: finish up, wind up).

JAZZ UP something ------ Let’s jazz up the office. We could paint the walls a bright colour and put up some nice pictures. ------------------------------------------ JAZZ UP something.
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Realzar, Mejorar, dar un toque de color, darle vida a algo. to make something more lively, exciting, or interesting. (see also: beef up, brighten up, liven up).

JAZZ UP something. ------- Jazz the dress up Kaz with some bright accessories. ------------------------------------------ (JAZZ UP) something.
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Realzar, Mejorar, dar un toque de color, darle vida a algo. to make something more lively, exciting, or interesting. (see also: beef up, brighten up, liven up).

EVEN UP something. ------ You paid for dinner last time Emmy, so if I pay this time that’ll even things up. ------------------------------------------ EVEN UP something.
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Estar a mano. emparejar. to make a situation more equal or fair.

EVEN UP something. ------ Lalo's been on three trips this year so if you go on this one Edgar that evens things up a bit. ------------------------------------------ (EVEN UP) something.
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Estar a mano, emparejar. to make a situation more equal or fair.

to JACK UP something ------- The price of beer will go up if the government jacks up taxes on alcoholic beverages. ------------------------------------------ to JACK UP something.
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subir. to increase a price or rate suddenly and by a large amount. (see also: put up).

to JACK UP something. ----- Once tourists start visiting a place, the restaurant owners jack up their prices. ------------------------------------------ to JACK UP something.
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subir. to increase a price or rate suddenly and by a large amount. (see also: put up).

GO DUTCH -------- I'll go Dutch with you on the movie if you want. ------------------------------------------ GO DUTCH.
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Cada quien paga lo suyo. to go to a movie, restaurant, etc., as a group with each person paying for his or her own ticket, food, etc.

GO DUTCH ------- When my boyfriend and I eat out, we always go Dutch treat. ------------------------------------------ GO DUTCH.
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cada quien paga lo suyo. to go to a movie, restaurant, etc., as a group with each person paying for his or her own ticket, food, etc.

JACK UP something. -------- Manuel Oviedo had to jack up the truck to change the tyre. ------------------------------------------ JACK UP something.
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Levantar. to lift a heavy object [esp. car] off the ground by using a jack a piece of equipment for lifting. (see also: lift up).

JACK UP something. ------- We had to jack up the car to change the tyre. ------------------------------------------ JACK UP something.
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Levantar. to lift a heavy object [esp. car] off the ground by using a jack a piece of equipment for lifting. (see also: lift up).

JOIN UP ------- The LA fitness gym is offering a special to get new clients to join up. ------------------------------------------ JOIN UP.
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inscribirse, apuntarse. to become a member of one of the armed forces or any other organization.

JOIN UP ------ The young man wants to join up and fight, but his mum doesn’t want him be a soldier and risk his life in a war she doesn’t support. ------------------------------------------ JOIN UP.
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inscribirse, apuntarse. to become a member of one of the armed forces or any other organization.

MEET UP ------- We usually meet up with four or five friends for dinner on Saturday night. ------------------------------------------ MEET UP.
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reunirse, juntarse. to meet another person in order to do something together. (see also: get together).

MEET UP ------- Why we don't "meet up" at samantha's house to do homework. ---------------------------- MEET UP.
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reunirse, juntarse. to meet another person in order to do something together. (see also: get together).

MAKE UP something. ------ My daughter is really good at making up stories and says she wants to write movie scripts when she grows up. ------------------------------------------ MAKE UP something.
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Imventar. to invent something, such as an excuse or a story, often in order to deceive. (see also: come up with, cook up (inf), think up).

MAKE UP something ----- I made up an excuse about having to look after the kids. ------------------------------------------ MAKE UP something.
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Imventar. to invent something, such as an excuse or a story, often in order to deceive. (see also: come up with, cook up (inf), think up).

MAKE UP FOR something ------ Cathy Williams couldn’t come to work for two days last week, so she wants to make up for it by working overtime this week. ------------------------------------------ to MAKE UP FOR something.
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Compensar. to compensate or to take the place of something lost or damaged for something bad with something good.

MAKE UP FOR something. ------ No amount of money can make up for the death of a child. ------------------------------------------ to MAKE UP FOR something.
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Compensar. to compensate or to take the place of something lost or damaged for something bad with something good.

SPRUCE -------- My wife looked very spruce in her new dress. ------------------------------------------ SPRUCE. (Adj.)
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Aseado, pulcro, arreglado. adj (of people or places) neat and clean in appearance.

SPRUCE ------- Jose looked very spruce in his new suit. ------------------------------------------ SPRUCE. (Adj.)
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Aseado, pulcro, arreglado. adj (of people or places) neat and clean in appearance.

KNOCK UP ------ Ximena got "knocked up" when she was 16, which put an end to her dreams of being an actress. -------- KNOCK UP.
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Preñar a alguien. slang to make a woman pregnant. (ofensivo).

KNOCK UP ----- Julián Gil got his girlfriend "knocked up" and they're getting married. -------- KNOCK UP.
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Preñar a alguien. slang to make a woman pregnant. (ofensivo).


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