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Galera, quero neste primeiro post de 2014, colocar uma super dica do meu grande amigo Professor Perry.
Phrasal verbs are verbs with a verb and a preposition. eg. get up, get on, get out, get over, get into etc.
They are especially difficult for people learning English
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. Phone again in ten minutes.”
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 – volver a llamar – “I’m afraid the manager isn’t here at the moment. 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.
Sarah and John 1996 (c) http://www.lingolex.com/spanish.htm
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.
Sarah and John 1996 (c) http://www.lingolex.com/espan.htm
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 at6 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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