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1

ask someone out

invitar a salir
Brian Asked Judy out to dinner and a movie.

2

ask around

preguntar por ahí
I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet.

3

add up to something

sumar, cifrar, ascender, comprender un total de
Your purchases add up to $205,32.

4

back something up

hacer una copia, confirmar, dar marcha atrás, retroceder
You'll have to back up your car so that I can get out.

5

back someone up

respaldar
My wife backed me up over my decision to quit my job.

6

blow up

explotar
The racing car blew up after it crashed into the fence.

7

blow something up

inflar
We have to blew 50 balloons up for the party.

8

break down

derrumbarse
The woman broke down when the police told her that her son had died.

9

break down

estropearse, averiarse
Our car broke down at the side of the highway in the snowstorm

10

break something down

descomponer, dividir
Our teacher broke the final project down into three separate parts.

11

break in

robar en una casa
Somebody broke in last night and stole our stereo.

12

break into something

entrar por la fuerza, asaltar
The firemen had to break into the room to rescue the children.

13

break something in

rodaje, domar, amansar
I need to break these shoes in before we run next week.

14

break in

interrumpir
The TV station broke in to report the news of the president's death.

15

break up

romper una relación
My boyfriend and I broke up before I moved to America.

16

Break up

estallar en risas
The kids just broke up as soon as the clown started talking.
Clown: payaso

17

break out

escapar
The prisoners broke out of jail when the guards weren't looking.

18

break out in something

sarpullido, urticaria, aparecer
I broke out in a rash after our camping trip.

19

Bring someone down

abatir, hundir
This sad music is bringing me down.

20

bring someone up

criar
My grandparents brought me up after my parents died.

21

bring something up

sacar un tema
My mother walks out of the room when my father brings up sports.

22

bring something up

vomitar
He drank so much that he brought his dinner up in the toilet.

23

call around

telefonear a diferentes sitios/personas
We called around bur we weren't able to find the car part we needed.

24

call someone back

devolver una llamada
I called the company back but the offices were closed for the weekend.

25

call something off

cancelar
Jason called the wedding off because he wasn't in love with his fiancé.

26

call on someone

preguntar por una respuesta o una opinión
The professor called on me for question 1.

27

call on someone

visitar a alguien, pasar a saludar
We called on you last night bur you weren't home.

28

call someone up

telefonear
Give me your phone number and I will call you up when we are in town.

29

calm down

calmarse, recuperar el control
You are still mad. You need to calm down before you drive the car.

30

not CARE FOR someone/something

no gustar
I don't care for his behaviour.

31

catch up

alcanzar
You'll have to run faster than that if you want to catch up with Marty.

32

check in

facturar o registrarse

33

check out

dejar el hotel...

34

check someone/something out

Mirar cuidadosamente, investigar
The company checks out all new employees.

35

check out someone/something

Mirar (informal)
Check out the crazy hair in that guy!

36

cheer up

alegrar, alegrarse
She cheered up when she heard the good news.

37

cheer someone up

hacer feliz a alguien
I brought you some flowers to cheer you up.

38

chip in

ayudar, poner un fondo, a escote
If everyone chips in we can get the kitchen painted by noon. (mediodía)

39

clean something up

limpiar, ordenar
Please clean up your bedroom before you go outside.

40

come across something

encontrarse con, toparse con
I came across these old photos when I was tidying the closet (armario).

41

come apart

desmoronarse, caerse a pedazos, descoserse

42

come down with something

caer enfermo, caer en cama
My nephew came down with chicken pox this weekend. (chickenpox: varicela)

43

come forward

presentarse ante la policia, ofrecerse
The woman came forward with her husband's finger prints.

44

come from somewhere

original de
The art of origami comes from Asia.

45

count on someone/something

contar con (rely on)
I am counting on you to make dinner while I am out.

46

cross something out

tachar
Please cross out your old address and write your new one.

47

cut back on something

recortar en, reducir en, recortar gastos
My doctor wants me to cut back on sweets and fatty foods.

48

cut something down

talar, bajar, derribar, recortar
We had to cut the old tree in our yard down after the storm.

49

cut in

interrumpir
Your father cut in while I was dancing with your uncle.

50

cut in

adelantarse, colarse, interponerse, parar muy cerca delante de otro vehículo.
The bus driver got angry when that car cut in.

51

cut in

empezar a funcionar (motor o máquina eléctrica)
The air conditioner cuts in when the temperature gets to 22ºC.