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1

Hacer explotar, hinchar, ampliar fotos

Blow up
I watched the Hindenburg blow up
I blew up the balloon
I would like to have this photo blown up

2

Presumir, alardear

Boast (about/of), show off
He was always boasting of his skill in the kitchen

3

Toparse con, chocar
Two cars ran into this morning

Come across
Run into
Bump into

4

Disimular, tapar

Cover up
He covered up his grief

5

Encogerse, atemorizarse

Cringe
To cringe with fear
To cringe with embarrassment
It makes me cringe

6

Poner a alguien al corriente de

Fill SO in on
Bring SO up to date on

7

Dejar de gustar, alejarse de

Go off
I've gone off the idea

8

Hacerse demasiado mayor para

Grow out of
You've grown out of your shoes again

9

Exhibir

Showcase
The album showcases her strong voice

10

Emprender, empezar

Take up, undertake
He took up woodworking after inheriting his grandfather's tools
Volunteers are needed to undertake a biodiversity survey

11

Rastrear hasta

Trace to
Trace something to someone
Identify someone as the origin or owner of something

12

Chirriar, cantar los pájaros

Chirrup, chirp

13

Surgir, aparecer por casualidad, aparecer pronto

Come up
It came up in the conversation
Turn up
I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited

14

Suponer

Daresay, dare say
I dare say that you're tired

15

Rogar, suplicar

Entreat
Beg
Plead
To entreat someone to do something
You've got me begging you for mercy
We plead for ourselves and the gathered community

16

Sentirse capaz de, tener ganas de

Feel up to doing ST

17

Elogiar, halagar

Flatter
You flatter me!
I was very flattered to be asked

18

Fruncir el ceño

Frown
Wear a frown
To frown at

19

Escudriñar

Go over

20

Sisear

Hiss

21

Demorarse

Linger, delay
They lingered over their coffee
His memory lingers onI don't want to delay you

22

Estropear

Mar

23

Deber, adeudar

Owe
To owe something to someone
How much do I owe you for the tickets
You owe it to yourself

24

Entornar los ojos

Peer

25

Verter, escanciar

Pour

26

Estremecerse

Shudder

27

Encoger

Shrug

28

Callarse, aprisionarse

Shut up

29

Manchar

Stain

30

Afirmar

State

31

Agitar

Stir

32

Pasear

Stroll

33

Forcejear

Struggle

34

Jurar

Swear
I could have sworn it was blueI swear it!

35

Venerar, adorar, rendir culto a

Worship
He worships her
The church where we worship

36

Aclarar, recoger

Clear up
The police managed to clear up the case
We clear up after dinner

37

Tocar el claxon, pitar

Hoot, beep

38

Consistir en

Consist of
Our spectacle consists of music and dancing

39

Retroceder, recular

Recoil
She recoiled in fear

40

Saltarse, evitar

Skip
I think I'll skip dinner today

41

Exagerar

Overstate
The company overstated its profits

42

Hurgar, escarbar

Rummage
She rummaged around in the drawer

43

Triplicar

Treble

44

Perseguir, luchar por

Strive for ST, strive to do ST
Pursue
Work hard to achieve
The animal strove to free itself

45

Calmarse, pasar los efectos

Wear off
After three hours, the effect of the injection wears off

46

Despreciar, menospreciar

Despise

47

Fastidiar, jorobar

Hassle
What a hassle!

48

Atropellar

Run over
He ran over her bicycle with the car

49

Deshacerse de, eliminar

To get rid of
To dispose of
Waste disposal
Disposable nappies

50

Producir, dar paso, ceder

Yield
The yield this year was outstanding for corn farmers
You must yield at this intersection to let other traffic pass

51

Intentar

Try (out), bid, attempt
Everest bid ends in failure

52

Apelar, llamar

Appeal (to)
Many brands appeal to what we would like to be

53

Distinguir, diferenciar

Tell apart (trans)
Distinguish
The twins are so alike that it's not easy to tell them apart

54

Aprovecharse, sacar provecho

Play on (trans)
Profit by, benefit from
They play on our need to feel safe

55

Ponerse al día con

Catch up on
I phoned my brother to catch up on the latest news

56

Salir bien, resultar
Hacer ejercicio

Work out (intrans)
Things all worked out fine
He works out every day

57

Rebotar, ser incobrable (un cheque)

Bounce
The buyer really let me down, because his cheque bounced

58

Compadecer, entender

Sympathise
She's willing to listen to people's problems and to sympathise with them when they are upset

59

Identificarse con alguien, sentir empatía

Empathise
It's easy to empathise with someone who has been trough the same experience as you

60

Resolver, arreglar, poner en orden, preparar

Sort out
We feel we ought to sort out our own problems
Julia went home early in order to sort out the dinner arrangements

61

Retirarse, retraerse en sí mismo

Withdraw
The troops had to withdraw from their position
I'd like to withdraw a hundred pounds from my account
They had to withdraw the product from the market

62

Tomarle el pelo a, burlarse de

Tease
I got teased at school because my hair looked funny

63

Echarse atrás

Back down (intrans)
Give in, yield
She has no intention of backing down

64

Disminuir

Diminish
To diminish in value

65

Merecer, ser digno de

Merit
I am angry over something which doesn't merit such an outburst

66

Enfurruñarse

Sulk
She's sulking
She's in a sulk
She's got the sulk

67

Ponerse en camino, proponerse algo, disponer

Set out
A French anatomist set out to prove this

68

Envolver

Wrap
A glass tube wrapped in paper

69

Ser injusto con

Wrong somebody
To feel that one has been wrong
You wrong me

70

Hipar, tener hipo

Hiccup
Hiccough

71

Tener paciencia con

Bear with
Bear with me

72

Pelear, reñir (usado mucho entre hermanos)

Bicker, squabble

73

Comunicar una idea

Get across
The teacher failed to get the idea across to them

74

Estimar, considerar

Deem
He deemed the concept vital to the success of the project

75

Llevar a cabo, realizar

Carry out
Attacks were carried out against the immigrants

76

Quedarse con poco suministro de algo

Run short of ST
I've run short of cigarettes

77

Rastrear

Scan, scour
Computers scour radio data for signs of life on other planets

78

Inscribir(se)

Sign up
Millions of PC owners have signed up worldwide

79

Pujar, montar una tienda, modular (ajustar), lanzar

Pitch
The agency pitched for the client's business
The camperers decided to pitch their tent
Pitch your voice lower and you'll sound more serious
To pitch a ball in baseball
To pitch a product at a specific market

80

Quejarse de algo, quejarse por algo

Complain about/of ST
I am writing to complain about the late arrival, of the tickets

81

Concentrarse en

Concentrate on
He decided to concentrate on a career in music

82

Marcar, parar con una seña, flaquear, comunicarse

Flag
Flag files for later, flag down the car, the runner began to flag, flag messages

83

Sellar (cerrar), acordonar, impermeabilizar

Seal
Seal an agreement, seal an envelope, seal off the area, the layer of concrete will seal the leaks

84

Prestar, evitar (ahorrar), reservar, administrar bien

Spare
Spare a couple of minutes, spare the gore details, spare a thought for poor people, spare your money

85

Apañárselas, arreglárselas

Make do, get by
We don't have much, but we'll make do
She had learned to get by with her small income

86

Tener éxito, hacer bien

Do well
As director he's done well

87

Bajar el nivel de lenguaje, hablar en cristiano, explicarse con sencillez

Dumb down
Attempts to dumb down news coverage

88

Traer consigo, llevar aparejado

Bring about
This brings about a change in the law

89

Recibir noticias de alguien

Hear from SO (trans)
To get news from SO
I look forward to hearing from you

90

Decidirse

Make up SO's mind, make SO's mind up, make it up (trans)
Make a decision, decide, make SO's choice
I've made up my mind, I'm keeping my baby

91

Reducir el consumo de algo, cortar con algo

Cut down on ST (trans)
Cut back on ST (trans)
Lower, cut off
You're drinking too much, you really should cut down

92

Sugerir o proponer una nueva idea

Come up with ST (trans)
Suggest, propose
He came up with the idea of selling badges

93

Contar con algo

Count on (trans)
Be sure ST will happen, budget for, depend on
Count on ST happening
Count on SO to do ST
Count on SO doing ST
He's counting on winning
You can depend on me

94

Romper una relación, cortar con alguien

Split up (with SO)
My parents split up when I was a child

95

Romper o desarmar algo en sus componentes

Break down ST in/into

96

Esperar a algo mejor, reservarse

Hold out for
I'm holding out for a better job

97

Continuar hablando de algo sin parar

Hold forth on

98

Planear

Map out
Everything for our trip has to be mapped out in advance

99

Librarse, salir impune, salirse con la suya

To get away with
The murderer got away with his crime

100

Cumplir con (una promesa, una esperanza, una expectativa)

To live up to
To come up toIt didn't live up to our expectations
The film didn't come up to expectations

101

Decepcionar(se), desilusionar(se)

Let someone down (trans)
She let her family down
Be let down (interns)
I was really let down when my friend didn't even call on my birthday