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1

pay someone back

devolver, reembolsar
Thanks for buying my ticket. I'll pay you back on Friday.

2

pay for sth

pagar por
That bully will pay for being mean to my little brother.
Ese matón pagará por ser malo con mi hermano pequeño.

3

pick sth out

escoger, elegir, seleccionar
I picked out three sweaters for you to try on.

4

point someone/sth out

señalar con el dedo
I'll point my boyfriend out when he runs by.

5

put sth down

poner
You can put the groceries down on the kitchen counter.

6

put someone down

menospreciar, descalificar
The students put the substitute teacher down because his pants were too short.

7

put sth off

posponer
We are putting off our trip until January because of the hurricane.

8

put sth out

extinguir, apagar
The neighbours put the fire out before the firemen arrived.

9

put sth together

reunir, juntar encajar
I have to put the crib (cuna) together before the baby arrives.

10

put up with

tolerar, soportar
I don't think I can put up with three small children in the car.

11

put sth on

ponerse, llevar puesto
Don't forget to put on your new earrings for the party.

12

run into

encontrarse con, chocar, tropezar
I ran into an old school-friend at the mall (centro comercial).

13

run over

atropellar
I accidentally ran over your bicycle in the driveway.

14

run over/through

repasar
Let's run over/through these lines one more time before the show.

15

run away

escapar, irse inesperadamente
The child ran away from home.

16

run out

quedarse sin, acabarse, salir corriendo
We ran out of shampoo so I had to wash my hair with soap.

17

send sth back

devolver (normalmente por correo)
My letter got sent back to me because I used the wrong stamp.

18

set sth up

montar, organizar
Our boss set a meeting up with the president of the company.

19

set someone up

tender un trampa, instalar, armar
The police set up the car thief by using a hidden camera.

20

shop around

comparar precios
I want to shop around a little before I decide on these boots.

21

show off

jactarse, presumir, alardear
He always shows off on his skateboard.

22

sleep over

quedarse a dormir
You should sleep over tonight if the weather is too bad to drive home.

23

sort sth out

organizar, resolver un problema
We need to sort the bills out before the first of the month.

24

stick to sth

atenerse, persistir
You will lose weight if you stick to the diet.

25

switch sth off

apagar, cortar la energía
The light's too bright. Could you switch it off.

26

switch sth on

encender, dar energía
We heard the news as soon as we switched on the car radio.

27

take after someone

parecerse, asemejarse
I take after my brother. We are both impatient.

28

take sth apart

desmontar, desarmar
He took the car brakes apart and found the problem.

29

take sth back

retirar, devolver
I have to take our new TV back because it doesn't work.

30

take off

despegar
My plane takes off in five minutes.

31

take sth off

quitar normalmente ropa
Take off your socks and shoes and come in the lake!

32

take sth out

sacar, extraer
Can you take the garbage (basura) out to the street for me.

33

take someone out

invitar
My grandparents took us out for dinner and a movie.

34

tear sth up

romper en mil pedazos
I tore up my ex-boyfriend's letters and gave them back to him.

35

think back

recordar
When I think back on my youth, I wish I had studied harder.

36

think sth over

considerar
I'll have to think this job offer over before I make my final decision.

37

throw sth away

tirar
We threw our old furniture away when we won the lottery.

38

turn sth down

bajar el volumen o intensidad de algo
Please turn the TV down while the guests are here.

39

turn sth down

rechazar
I turned the job down because I don't want to move.

40

turn sth off

apagar, cortar la corriente
Your mother wants you to turn the TV off and come for dinner.

41

turn sth on

encender, dar la energía
It's too dark in here. Let's turn some lights on.

42

turn sth up

subir el volumen o la intensidad de algo
Can you turn the music up?

43

turn up

aparecer, presentarse
Our cat turned up after we put posters up all over the neighbourhood.

44

try sth on

probarse (ropa)
I'm going to try these jeans on, but I don't think they will fit.

45

try sth out

probar
I am going to try this new brand of detergent out.

46

use sth up

gastar, agotar, usar todo
The kids used all of the toothpaste up so we need to buy some more.

47

wake up

despertarse
We have to wake up early for work on Monday.

48

warm someone/sth up

calentar
You can warm you feet up in front of the fireplace.

49

warm up

calentamiento para hacer ejercicio
I always warm up by doing sit-ups before I go for a run.

50

wear off

desaparecer, quitarse
Most of my make-up wore off before I got to the party.

51

work out

ejercitarse
I work out at the gym three times a week.

52

work out

tener éxito
Our plant worked out fine.

53

work sth out

calcular
We have to work out the total cost before we buy the house.