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Phrasal Verb List PET AND FCE

AGREE WITH -      estar de acuerdo - "All women are bad drivers." "I don't agree with you." 
BE ABOUT TO -     estar a punto de -I was about to leave the house when my friends arrived. 
BE BACK -              regresar -I'm working late at the office tonight so I won't be back until 10. 
BE OUT OF -          quedarse sin - We're out of eggs so we can't make a tortilla. 
BE OVER -              terminarse - When the football match was over, we went to the pub. 
BE UP -                  estar levantado - "Phil isn't up yet: he's still in bed.
BLOW UP -           estallar (una bomba) - The bomb blew up killing six people. 
BLOW UP -           inflar - We blew up at least a hundred balloons for the Christmas party. 
BREAK DOWN -    averiarse - My car broke down on the way to Motril. 
CALL BACK -         olver a llamar -. Could you call back later?" 
CARRY ON -          seguir. continuar - I'm sorry if I interrupted you. Please carry on. 
CARRY OUT -        cumplir (una promesa) - The President carried out his promise to reduce taxation. 
CARRY OUT       llevar a cabo - The execution was carried out at seven o'clock in the morning. 
CLEAR UP -           poner en orden - It took four hours to clear up after the party. 
COME ACROSS - encontrar, dar con - I came across an old friend on the metro in Madrid. 
COME BACK -       regresar - I'm going to England for two weeks. I'm coming back on the fifth. 
COME IN -             entrar - "Good morning. Come in and sit down." 
COME ON -           ¡Vamos!, ¡Date prisa! - Come on. We're going to be late. 
CUT DOWN ON - consumir menos - You must cut down on cholesterol or you'll have a heart attack. 
CUT OFF -              cortar, desconnectar - When we didn't pay the bill, the electricity was cut off. 
CUT UP -               cortar en pedazos - We cut up the birthday cake and gave everyone a slice. 
DO UP -                                 abrochar, atar - I was five before I knew how to do up my shoelaces. 
DO WITH -            tener algo que ver con, tener relación con - "What's MS DOS?" "It's got something to do with computers." 
DO WITHOUT -    pasarse sin, prescindir de - The shops are shut so we'll have to do without sugar. 
DRAW UP -           pararse - The car drew up at the zebra crossing. 
GET BACK -            volver, regresar - Cinderella had to get back by twelve o'clock. 
GET IN(TO) -         entrar - I lost my keys and so I couldn't get into the house. 
GET OFF -              bajar (de un autobus, tren) - You have to get off the bus at the next stop if you want the station. 
GET ON -               subir (a un autobus, tren, moto) - Quick! Get on the train, it's about to leave. 
GET UP -                levantarse - When I got up this morning it was still dark. 
GIVE BACK -          devolver - If you don't like the dress, the shop will give you your money back. 
GIVE UP -              perder la esperanza, rendirse - If you find phrasal verbs difficult, don't give up. 
GIVE UP -              dejar (de fumar, beber) - You'll get cancer if you don't give up smoking. 
GO AHEAD -          Siga! - "Can I use the telephone?" "Yes, go ahead." 
GO AWAY -           irse, marcharse - Are you going away for Christmas, or are you staying at home. 
GO BACK -             volver, regresar - Although she's forty, she's going back to University to study French. 
GO DOWN -          bajar - The price of fruit goes down in the summer. 
GO OUT -              salir (por la calle) - I always go out and have a few drinks on Saturday night. 
GO UP -                                 subir - The price of cigarettes went up in January 1992. 
HANG ON/HOLD ON - esperar - Hold on for a minute as Pablo will be back in five minute. 
HANG UP -            colgar (el teléfono) - My ex-girlfriend hung up when I phoned her. 
KEEP UP WITH - mantenerse (a la altura de) - I can't keep up with my father when we go cycling as he goes too fast. 
KNOCK DOWN -derribar, atropear, demoler - My grandfather's old house was knocked down and a bank was built. 
LEAVE BEHIND -   olvidar, dejar - When I got to the airport, I realised I had left my passport behind. 
LET IN -                 dejar entrar - She opened the door and let in the cat. 
LOOK AFTER -       cuidar - My mother looks after the children when we go away. 
LOOK FOR -          buscar - I spent two hours looking for my glasses before I found them. 
LOOK FORWARD TO - esperar con ilusión - I'm looking forward to the Easter holidays. 
LOOK OUT -          tener cuidado, ¡Ojo! Look out! - There's a car coming. JOHN & SARAH 1996 (c) 
LOOK UP -            buscar algo (en un libro, diccionario) - If you don't understand the word, look it up in a dictionary. 
PUT IN -                meter, introducir - Put ten pence in the machine and you will get a cup of coffee. 
PUT ON -               encender - Put on the light, it's getting dark. 
PUT ON -               ponerse (la ropa) - Put your coat on or you'll get cold. 
RUN OUT OF -      quedars sin algo We ran out of petrol so we had to get the bus. 
SET OFF -               ponerse en camino - We set off to Madrid at five o'clock to avoid the traffic. 
TAKE AFTER -        parecerse a - Pablo takes after his mother: they are both optimistic. 
TAKE OFF -            despegar - The flight was delayed for two hours and the plane eventually took off at 6 p.m.
TAKE OFF -            quitarse la ropa - Take off your coat and make yourself comfortable. 
TAKE OUT -           extraer, sacar - He took out a cigarette and lit it. 
THROW AWAY -  tirar (en la basura) - Don't throw these papers away: they're important. 
TURN DOWN -     bajar (el volumen) - Turn down the radio: it's too loud. 
TURN UP -            poner el volumen más fuerte - Turn up the radio. I can't hear it. 
TURN ON -            encender (televisión, luces etc.) - Turn on the television, please; I want to see
the news.

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