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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).

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).

The Obama government has embarked on a campaign to promote healthy food. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (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).

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), or (impact on) something...
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impactar. to have a noticeable effect on something or someone.

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.

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).

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).

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: brighten up, liven up).

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: brighten up, liven up).

The new Chef jazzed up the food with a spicy sauce. ------------------------------------------ (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: brighten up, liven up).

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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emparejar. to make a situation more equal or fair.

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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emparejar. to make a situation more equal or fair.

The Mexican team have evened up the score. If they score again they’ll be ahead. ------------------------------------------ (even up) something...
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emparejar. to make a situation more equal or fair.

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

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

The Mexican government jacked up gasolin prices. ------------------------------------------ (jack up) something...
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subir. to increase a price or rate suddenly and by a large amount. (see also: put up).

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.

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.

The Oviedo's family 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).

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).

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.

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.

Have you been in the army for a long time?. I joined up as soon as I'd left school. ------------------------------------------ join up...
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inscribirse, apuntarse. to become a member of one of the armed forces or any other organization.

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).

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).

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).

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).

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.

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.

This year's good harvest will make up for last year's bad one. ------------------------------------------ (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.

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

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.

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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Ximena got "knocked up" when she was 16, inglés
Preñar a alguien. slang to make a woman pregnant. (ofensivo).

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


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