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Abide BY (intr.)

Accept and obey a decision, a rule

Ex: we agree to abide by the following conditions and obbligations

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Accuse OF (tr.)

Ex: they accused him of drug trafficking

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Adhere TO (intr.)

Aderire

Ex: The firm has always adhered to a strict no-smoking policy

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Agree ON/ABOUT/TO/WITH (tr./intr.)

Ex:

we agreed ON/ABOUT his proposal

We agreed TO share all the information

We agreed TO him sharing all the information

We agree WITH/ON winding up the company

We agree WITH you

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Aim TO (intrt)

Try Or intend to achieve something

Ex: we aim to sign the contract

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Aim AT (tr)

Aimed at (passive)

Say or do something for someone in particular

Ex: we will aim the campaign at teenegers


Ex (aimed at): the state launched a campaign aimed at reducing petty crime

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Allow TO (tr)

Let someone do or have something

Ex: do you think priests should be allowed to marry?

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Allow FOR (intr)

Make it possible for something to happen

Ex: Universal jurisdiction allows for the prosecution of war crimes

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Amount TO (intr)

Add up in number or quantity

Ex: your bill amounts to $ 50


Be equivalent

Ex: his accusation amount to an indictment

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Appeal AGAINST

Make a formal request to change a decision


Ex: he's decided to appeal against his dismissal

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Arrange FOR

Make preparations

Ex: We've arranged for extra training

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Auction OFF (tr)

Sell at an auction

Ex: the company will allows some employee to auction off their stock options to institutional investors

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Blame FOR/ON (tr)

Incolpare per qualcosa

Demonstrators blamed the crisis on the government's latest legislation

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Brach OUT (intr)

Move into a different area of business

Ex: many foreign banks are preparing to branch out

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Charge TO (tr)

Addebitare

Ex: we will charge this amount to your bank account

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Claim FOR (tr)

Pretendere


Can I claim compensation for these damages?

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Claim FROM (tr)

Pick up

Ex: can you ask your secretary to collect these documents from my Office?

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File FOR (intr)

Make a formal application to a law court on a specific matter


Ex: we are going to file for bankruptcy

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File WITH (tr)

Give a document so that it can be officially recorded


Ex: you should fill in this form and file it with the court

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Fine FOR (tr)

Make someone pay as a punishment

Ex: the police are fining more and more drivers for cell phone use

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To levy ON (tr)

Imports (tasse/tributi) su qualcosa

Ex: they are going to levy a penalty of a million on that company

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Lodge WITH/AGAINST (tr)

Make a formal or official complaint, protest


Ex: some members have lodged legal complaints with the European commissioni

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Notify OF (tr)

Notify me of any changes

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Plead OUT (intr)

Say that you are guilty to get a reduced sentenze or fine


Ex: The man is ready to plead out on charges of robbery

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Point OUT (tr)

Indicare, segnalare

Ex: The morder was well planned, as The inspector pointed out

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Prevent FROM (tr)

Keep someone/something from doing something

Ex: they locked him in a room to prevent him from escaping

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Sentece to (tr)

Give someone a punishment

Ex: the judge sentenced her to 9 months

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Siphon OFF (tr)

Spillare/trasferire
Dishonestly make money from a business (colloquiale)

Ex: The CEO had been siphoning off funds from his company

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Sue FOR (tr)

We are not going to sue The school for compensation

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Warn about/against (tr)

It is necessary to Warner citizens about/against pollution risks