AGREE WITH - estar de acuerdo - "All women are bad drivers." "I don't agree with you."
BE ABOUT TO - estar a punto de -I was about to leave the house when myfriends arrived.
BE BACK - regresar -I'm working late at the office tonight so I won't be back until 10.
BE OUT OF - quedarse sin - We're out of eggs so we can't make a tortilla.
BE OVER -terminarse - When the football match was over, we went to the pub.
BE UP - estar levantado - "Phil isn't up yet: he's still in bed. Phone again in ten minutes."
BLOW UP - estallar (una bomba) - Thebomb blew up killing six people.
BLOW UP - inflar - We blew up at least a hundred balloons for the Christmas party.
BREAK DOWN - averiarse - My car broke down on the way to Motril.
CALL BACK -volver a llamar - "I'm afraid the manager isn't here at the moment. Could you call back later?"
CARRY ON - seguir. continuar - I'm sorry if I interrupted you. Please carry on.
CARRY OUT - cumplir(una promesa) - The President carried out his promise to reduce taxation.
CARRY OUT - llevar a cabo - The execution was carried out at seven o'clock in the morning.
CLEAR UP - poner en orden - Ittook four hours to clear up after the party.
COME ACROSS - encontrar, dar con - I came across an old friend on the metro in Madrid.
COME BACK - regresar - I'm going to England for two weeks. I'mcoming back on the fifth.
COME IN - entrar - "Good morning. Come in and sit down."
COME ON - ¡Vamos!, ¡Date prisa! - Come on. We're going to be late.
CUT DOWN ON - consumir menos - You must cut downon cholesterol or you'll have a heart attack.
CUT OFF - cortar, desconnectar - When we didn't pay the bill, the electricity was cut off.
CUT UP - cortar en pedazos - We cut up the birthday cakeand gave everyone a slice.
DO UP - abrochar, atar - I was five before I knew how to do up my shoelaces.
DO WITH - tener algo que ver con, tener relación con - "What's MS DOS?" "It's got something...