PHRASAL VERBS up 8

 0    35 tarjetas    emigdiokaz
descargar mp3 imprimir jugar test de práctica
 
término English
definición English

Department stores usually mark up wholesale prices by around 40%. If they buy something for $7.00, they’ll sell it for about $10.00. ------------------------------------------ (mark up) something...
empezar lección
subir el precio de algo. to increase the price of something.

Hotels mark up their prices whenever there is a national holiday. ------------------------------------------ (mark up) something...
empezar lección
subir el precio de algo. to increase the price of something.

Jane said, If someone’s work doesn’t measure up to the required standard, we’ll let them go and find someone else who can do a better job. --------- measure up.
empezar lección
Dar el ancho. dar la talla. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else. (see also: live up to, come up to).

Do you really think Carmen measures up, or do you just feel sorry for her?. --------- measure up.
empezar lección
Dar el ancho. dar la talla. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else.(see also: live up to, come up to).

Many people say the countries that invaded Iraq to get rid of Saddam Hussein really messed things up and made life harder for most Iraqis. ------------------------------------------ mess up...
empezar lección
Regarla, dañar. to spoil or damage something, or to do something wrong or badly. (see also: screw up).

Martin says that his divorce has really messed his life up. ------------------------------------------ mess up...
empezar lección
Regarla, dañar. to spoil or damage something, or to do something wrong or badly. (see also: screw up).

I think I’m mixing him up with someone else. ------------------------------------------ (mix up) something or someone...
empezar lección
Confundir a alguien. to confuse, worry or upset someone. (see also: jumble up).

Brenan brothers look so alike that it’s easy to mix them up. ------------------------------------------ (mix up) something or someone...
empezar lección
Confundir a alguien. to confuse, worry or upset someone. (see also: jumble up).

I always mix those two sisters up because they look so like each other. ------------------------------------------ (mix up) something or someone...
empezar lección
Confundir a alguien. to confuse, worry or upset someone. (see also: jumble up).

The orders were sent to the wrong customers after one of the workers mixed up the addresses. ------------------------------------------ to mix up...
empezar lección
Revolver algo. to make a group of things untidy or badly organized, or to move them into the wrong order. (see also: jumble up).

Your jigsaw puzzles and games are all mixed up together in that box. ------------------------------------------ to mix up...
empezar lección
Revolver algo. to make a group of things untidy or badly organized, or to move them into the wrong order. (see also: jumble up).

Javier Hermosillo "got mixed up in" the drugs trade and got caught selling cocaine. He’ll be spending the next ten years locked up in prison. ---- (get/be mixed up in/with).
empezar lección
Quedar o estar envuelto en. to be involved in an illegal or unpleasant activity. (Only used for something or somebody bad).

The film's main character is Eugenio Derbez and he's a writer who "gets mixed up in" the violent world of drug-dealing. -------- (be/get mixed up in/with).
empezar lección
Quedar o estar envuelto en. to be involved in an illegal or unpleasant activity. (Only used for something or somebody bad).

Referees "got mixed up with" criminals and were paid to fix some matches. ------------------------------------------ (be/get mixed up in/with).
empezar lección
Quedar o estar envuelto en. to be involved in an illegal or unpleasant activity. (Only used for something or somebody bad).

Mauricio has never told me much about himself, but he opened up last night and told me about his past and about his dreams for the future. ------------------------------------------ open up...
empezar lección
Abrirse mas (dicese de los sentimientos). to start to talk more about yourself and your feelings.

Martin's quite a private person - it took quite a while for him to open up. ------------------------------------------ open up...
empezar lección
Abrirse mas (dicese de los sentimientos). to start to talk more about yourself and your feelings.

New markets are opening up in Asia, so many companies from outside the region are looking into the possibility of doing business there. ------------------------------------------ open up...
empezar lección
Abrir camino a algo nuevo. to show something that was hidden or not previously known.

Getting to know Patrick opened up a whole new world for me. ------------------------------------------ open up...
empezar lección
Abrir camino a algo nuevo. to show something that was hidden or not previously known.

The new road has opened up many areas of the country for development. ------------------------------------------ open up...
empezar lección
Abrir camino a algo nuevo. to show something that was hidden or not previously known.

We knew it was Bob who’d been looking at gambling websites on the office computer, but he wouldn’t own up. He said it wasn’t him. ------------------------------------------ own up...
empezar lección
Admitir, confesar. to admit that you have done something wrong, especially something that is not important.

Luis said, come on Mauricio, own up.!. Who's been using my mug?. ------------------------------------------ own up...
empezar lección
Admitir, confesar. to admit that you have done something wrong, especially something that is not important.

The Real Madrid team notched up another win this week, so they’ve now won ten games in a row. ------------------------------------------ notch up...
empezar lección
Lograr anotar, lograr triunfar, Ganar. to win or achieve something [e.g. victory, points].

Serena Williams has recently notched up her third win at a major tennis tournament. ------------------------------------------ notch up...
empezar lección
Lograr anotar, lograr triunfar, Ganar. to win or achieve something [e.g. victory, points].

The coach Miguel Herrera said his team would have to improve on its defensive play in order to win the championship. ------------------------------------------ (improve upon), or, (improve on)...
empezar lección
Mejorar. to do something in a better way or with better results than when it was done before.

Obama said, I don't think the design of the health reform can be "improved upon". ------------------------------------------ (IMPROVE ON), or, (IMPROVE UPON).
empezar lección
Mejorar. to do something in a better way or with better results than when it was done before.

She insists upon fresh fruit every morning. ------------------------------------------ (insist upon), or, (insist on) something...
empezar lección
insistir en. to say that you must have something.

The strikers are insisting on higher wages. ------------------------------------------ (insist upon), or, (insist on) something...
empezar lección
insistir en. to say that you must have something.

When we went to the bank we used to queue up at the counter, but now we take a number and sit down and wait until our number’s called out. ------------------------------------------ queue up. (UK)...
empezar lección
Hacer cola. to form or wait in a line. (see also: line up).

Don’t you hate it if you’ve been queuing up for ages and someone pushes in?. ------------------------------------------ queue up. (UK)...
empezar lección
Hacer cola. to form or wait in a line. (see also: line up).

Jascara is going to pack up all her things and move back to her parent’s house. ------------------------------------------ pack up...
empezar lección
Empacar. to collect your things together and put them into bags or boxes, especially when you have finished doing something.

Enrique Rodriguez has two days to pack his stuff up and move out of the apartment. ------------------------------------------ pack up...
empezar lección
Empacar. to collect your things together and put them into bags or boxes, especially when you have finished doing something.

Wayne Rooney has notched up a total of 34 goals this season. ------------------------------------------ notch up...
empezar lección
Lograr anotar, lograr triunfar, Ganar. to win or achieve something [e.g. victory, points].

That new guy will never measure up; we might as well go ahead and fire him now. ----------------------- measure up...
empezar lección
Dar el ancho. dar la talla. to be good enough, or as good as someone or something else. (see also: live up to, come up to).

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

No dar el ancho, no dar la talla?.
empezar lección
Leave up to. Come up to. Measure up.


Debes iniciar sesión para poder comentar.