Flashcards in Phrasal Verbs 4 Deck (53):
pay someone back
Thanks for buying my ticket. I'll pay you back on Friday.
pay for sth
That bully will pay for being mean to my little brother.
Ese matón pagará por ser malo con mi hermano pequeño.
pick sth out
escoger, elegir, seleccionar
I picked out three sweaters for you to try on.
point someone/sth out
señalar con el dedo
I'll point my boyfriend out when he runs by.
put sth down
You can put the groceries down on the kitchen counter.
put someone down
The students put the substitute teacher down because his pants were too short.
put sth off
We are putting off our trip until January because of the hurricane.
put sth out
The neighbours put the fire out before the firemen arrived.
put sth together
reunir, juntar encajar
I have to put the crib (cuna) together before the baby arrives.
put up with
I don't think I can put up with three small children in the car.
put sth on
ponerse, llevar puesto
Don't forget to put on your new earrings for the party.
encontrarse con, chocar, tropezar
I ran into an old school-friend at the mall (centro comercial).
I accidentally ran over your bicycle in the driveway.
Let's run over/through these lines one more time before the show.
escapar, irse inesperadamente
The child ran away from home.
quedarse sin, acabarse, salir corriendo
We ran out of shampoo so I had to wash my hair with soap.
send sth back
devolver (normalmente por correo)
My letter got sent back to me because I used the wrong stamp.
set sth up
Our boss set a meeting up with the president of the company.
set someone up
tender un trampa, instalar, armar
The police set up the car thief by using a hidden camera.
I want to shop around a little before I decide on these boots.
jactarse, presumir, alardear
He always shows off on his skateboard.
quedarse a dormir
You should sleep over tonight if the weather is too bad to drive home.
sort sth out
organizar, resolver un problema
We need to sort the bills out before the first of the month.
stick to sth
You will lose weight if you stick to the diet.
switch sth off
apagar, cortar la energía
The light's too bright. Could you switch it off.
switch sth on
encender, dar energía
We heard the news as soon as we switched on the car radio.
take after someone
I take after my brother. We are both impatient.
take sth apart
He took the car brakes apart and found the problem.
take sth back
I have to take our new TV back because it doesn't work.
My plane takes off in five minutes.
take sth off
quitar normalmente ropa
Take off your socks and shoes and come in the lake!
take sth out
Can you take the garbage (basura) out to the street for me.
take someone out
My grandparents took us out for dinner and a movie.
tear sth up
romper en mil pedazos
I tore up my ex-boyfriend's letters and gave them back to him.
When I think back on my youth, I wish I had studied harder.
think sth over
I'll have to think this job offer over before I make my final decision.
throw sth away
We threw our old furniture away when we won the lottery.
turn sth down
bajar el volumen o intensidad de algo
Please turn the TV down while the guests are here.
turn sth down
I turned the job down because I don't want to move.
turn sth off
apagar, cortar la corriente
Your mother wants you to turn the TV off and come for dinner.
turn sth on
encender, dar la energía
It's too dark in here. Let's turn some lights on.
turn sth up
subir el volumen o la intensidad de algo
Can you turn the music up?
Our cat turned up after we put posters up all over the neighbourhood.
try sth on
I'm going to try these jeans on, but I don't think they will fit.
try sth out
I am going to try this new brand of detergent out.
use sth up
gastar, agotar, usar todo
The kids used all of the toothpaste up so we need to buy some more.
We have to wake up early for work on Monday.
warm someone/sth up
You can warm you feet up in front of the fireplace.
calentamiento para hacer ejercicio
I always warm up by doing sit-ups before I go for a run.
Most of my make-up wore off before I got to the party.
I work out at the gym three times a week.
Our plant worked out fine.