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1

cut something off

cortar, amputar
The doctors cut off his leg because it was severely injured.

2

cut something off

cortar
The phone company cut off our phone because we didn't pay the bill.

3

cut someone off

distanciar, sacar del testamento
My grandparents cut my father off when he remarried.

4

cut something out

recortar
I cut this ad out of the newspaper.
ad: anuncio comercial.

5

do someone/something over

golpear, saquear
His shop was done over by a street gang.

6

do something over

hacer de nuevo, volver a hacer
My teacher wants me to do my essay over because she doesn't like my topic.

7

do away with something

eliminar, acabar con, deshacerse de
It's time to do away with all of these old tax.

8

do something up

abrochar, abotonar
Do your coat up before you go outside. It's snowing!

9

dress up

vestirse, arreglarse, ponerse elegante
It's a fancy restaurant so we have to dress up.

10

drop back

quedarse atrás
Andrea dropped back to third place when she fell off her bike.

11

drop in/by/over

pasar, dejarse caer
I might drop in/by/over for tea sometime this week.

12

drop someone/something off

dejar, llevar
I have to drop my sister off at work before I come over.

13

drop out

abandonar, dejar
I dropped out of science because it was too difficult.

14

eat out

cenar fuera, salir a cenar
I don't fell like cooking tonight, Let's eat out.

15

end up

acabar, terminar
We ended up renting a movie instead of going to the theatre.

16

fall apart

descuajaringarse, hacerse pedacitos
My new dress fell apart int he washing machine.

17

fall down

caerse
The picture that you hang up last night fell down this morning.

18

fall out

caérsele a uno algo
The money must have fallen out of my pocket.

19

fall out

caérsele el pelo, los dientes...
His hair started to fall out when he was only 35.

20

figure something out

resolver, entender, darse cuenta
I need to figure out how to fit the piano and the table in this room.

21

fill something in

completar, rellenar
Please fill in the form with your name, address, and phone number.

22

fill something out

completar, rellenar
The form must be filled out in capital letters.

23

find something up

llenar, saturar, abarrotar
I always fill the water jug (jarra) up went it is empty.

24

find out

descubrir
We don't know where he lives. How can we find out?

25

get something across/over

expresar, hacerse entender
I tried to get my point across/over to the judge but she wouldn't listen.

26

get along/on

llevarse bien
I was surprised how well my new girlfriend and my sister got along/on.

27

get around

moverse, sortear
My grandfather can get around fine in his new wheelchair.

28

get away

irse de vacaciones
We worked so hard this year that we had to get away for a week.

29

get away with something

librarse, salirse con la suya
Jason always gets away with cheating(trampas) in his maths tests.

30

get back

volver
We got back from our vacation last week.

31

get something back

devolver
Liz finally got her Science notes back from my roommate.

32

get back at someone

vengarse de
My sister got back at me for stealing her shoes.

33

get back into

volver a interesarse
I finally got back into my novel and finished it.

34

get on something

subirse a un vehículo
We're going to freeze out here if you don't let us get on the bus.

35

get over something

recuperarse, mejorar, ponerse mejor, superar un problema
I just got over the flu and now my sister has it.

36

get round to something

buscar un rato, encontrar un momento
I don't know when I am going to get round to writing the cards.

37

get together

juntarse, reunirse
Let's get together for a dinner this weekend.

38

get up

levantarse de la cama
I got up early today to study for my exam.

39

get up

levantarse

40

give someone away

revelar, acusar, delatar
His wife gave him away to the police.

41

give someone away

llevar la novia al altar
My father gave him away at my wedding.

42

give something away

revelar un secreto
My little sister gave the surprise party away by accident.

43

give something away

donar
The library was giving away old books on Friday.

44

give something back

devolver algo prestado
I have to give these skates back to Franz.

45

give in

rendirse, darse por vencido
My boyfriend didn't want to go to the ballet, but he finally gave in.

46

give something out

repartir, distribuir
They were giving out free perfume samples at the department store.

47

give something up

dejar, dejar de hacer algo
I am giving up smoking as of January 1st.

48

give up

rendirse, abandonar
My maths homework was too difficult so I gave up.

49

go after someone

perseguir
My brother tried to go after the thief in his car.

50

go after something

perseguir
I went after my dream and now I am a published writer.

51

go against

ir en contra de, oponerse, competir
We are going against the best soccer team in the city tonight.