vince 23 phrasal verbs

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add up
empezar lección
mieć sens (make sense)
His evidence just doesn't add up.
Ask after
empezar lección
rozpytywać się o kogoś (inquire about
Jim was asking after you.
back down
empezar lección
wycofać się (yield in an argument)
Sheila was right, so Paul had to back down.
bargain for
empezar lección
spodziewać się, oczekiwać (take into account)
We hadn't bargained for there being so much traffic, and we missed the plane.
bear out
empezar lección
otwierdzić coś (confirm the truth)
Helen's alibi was borne out by her sister.
break down
empezar lección
załamać się (lose control of the emotions)
David broke down and wept when he heard the news.
break off
empezar lección
przestać nagle mówić, urwać (stop talking)
He broke off to answer the phone.
break up
empezar lección
zerwać (come to an end)
The party finally broke up at 3.00 am.
bring about
empezar lección
spowodować (cause to happen)
The crisis was brought about by Brenda's resignation.
bring off
empezar lección
dokonać czegoś (succeed in doing something)
The crisis was brought about by Brenda's resignation.
bring on
empezar lección
ściągnąć coś na kogoś (cause the onset of an illness; cause trouble to happen to oneself)
Sitting in the damp brought on his rheumatism; You have broughtthis on/upon yourself.
bring round
empezar lección
przekonać kogoś (influence someone to your point of view)
After much discussion, I brought the committeeround to my point of view.
bring up
empezar lección
wspomnięć (mention)
I feel I ought to bring up another small matter.
call up
empezar lección
powołać do wojska (mobilize for military service)
Mark was called up when the war broke out.
carry off
empezar lección
poradzić sobie z czymś (complete successfully)
Jane had a difficult role to play, but she carried itoff.
carry out
empezar lección
zrealizować coś (complete a plan)
The attack was successfully carried out.
catch on
empezar lección
przyjąć się, stać się popularnym (become popular)
This new hair style is beginning to catch on.
come about
empezar lección
stać się /niespodziewanie/ (happen)
Let me explain how the situation came about.
come down to
empezar lección
be in the end a matter of
It all conies down to whether you are prepared to accept less money.
come in for
empezar lección
otrzymać (receive)
The government has come in for a lot of criticism over the decision.
come off
empezar lección
powieść się (take place successfully)
I'm afraid that deal didn't come off after all.
come out
empezar lección
wychodzić na jaw (appear)
All the flowers have come out. When the news came out, everyone was shocked. My photos didn't come out very well.
come up
empezar lección
(occur -- usually a problem)
ook, something has come up, and I can't meet you.
come up against
empezar lección
napotykać trudności (meet a difficulty)
We've come up against a bit of a problem.
come up to
empezar lección
spełniać coś (equal -- especially expectations, standards)
The play didn't come up to expectations.
come up with
empezar lección
wpaść na coś (think of - especially an answer, a plan, a solution)
We still haven't come up with a solution to the problem.
count on
empezar lección
liczyć na (rely on)
Don't worry, you can count on me.
crop up
empezar lección
wypaść coś niespodziewanie (happen unexpectedly)
I can't come to your party, something has cropped up.
do away with sth
empezar lección
pozbyć się czegoś (abolish)
Dog licences have been done away with.
do up
empezar lección
remontować (decorate)
We are having our living room done up.
draw up
empezar lección
podjeżdżąć np pod bramę (come to a stop)
A white sports car drew up outside the door.
draw up
empezar lección
sporządzić (organize -- especially a document)
The contract is being drawn up at the moment.
drop in
empezar lección
wpaść do kogoś (pay a visit)
Drop in any time you're passing.
drop off
empezar lección
zasnąć (fall asleep)
The baby has just dropped off.
end up
empezar lección
skończyć w jakimś miejscu (finish in a certain way, or place)
We ended up staying there for lunch. The car ended up in a ditch.
face up to
empezar lección
stawić czoła, zmierzyć się (have courage to deal with -- especially responsibility)
You have to face up to your responsibilities.
fall about
empezar lección
padać ze śmiechu (show amusement -- especially laughing)
Everyone fell about when Jane told her joke.
fall back on
empezar lección
zdawać się na kogoś (use as a last resort)
If the worst comes to the worst, we've got our savings to fall back on.
fall for
empezar lección
polecieć na coś (be deceived by)
It was an unlikely story but he fell for it. (fall in love with - colloquial) I fell for you the moment I saw you.
fall out with
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kłócić się (quarrel with)
Peter has fallen out with his boss.
fall through
empezar lección
nie powieść się (fail to come to completion)
The plan fell through at the last minute.
feel up to
empezar lección
czuć się na siłach (feel capable of doing)
Old Mr Smith didn't feel up to walking all that way.
follow up
empezar lección
act upon a suggestion; take more action
Thanks for the information about that book. I'll follow it up. (take more action) We'll follow up this lesson next week.
get across
empezar lección
przekazać co, wytjaśnić (co na myśli), be understood
I had the feeling I wasn't getting the meaning across.
get at
empezar lección
(imply) mieć na myśli
what are you getting at exactly?
get down to
empezar lección
zabrać się doczegoś (begin to seriously deal with)
It's time we got down to some real work.
get off with
empezar lección
ujść z czymś (lub płazem) avoid punishment
They were lucky to get off with such light sentences.
get on for
empezar lección
zbliżąć się do czegoś (approach a certain age/time/number)
He must be getting on for seventy.
get on
empezar lección
robić progres (make progress -- especially in life)
Sue is getting on very well in her new job.
get over
empezar lección
be surprised
7 couldn't getover how well she looked.
get over with
empezar lección
mieć coś z główy (come to the end of something, usually unpopular)
I'll be glad to get this awful business over with.
get (a)round to
empezar lección
find time to do
Sorry, but I haven't got round to fixing the tap yet.
get up to
empezar lección
do something-- usually bad when about children
The children are getting up to something in the garden; What have you beengetting up to lately?

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