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Lay down Meaning: Establish rules or procedures Example: The rules of the sport were LAID DOWN early in the nineteenth century.
Phrasal Verb: Take down remuve Meaning: Make notes or write down in full
Get down Meaning: Make someone depressed, unhappy, exhausted, etc. Example: The...
Lista Phrasal VerbsPhrasal Verb / vbcompuestoSignificados en españolEjemploadd
sumar algoThe waiter added the bill up in no time.
parar de trabajar, averiarseThe car broke down when we werearriving.
explotar (bomba), desatarse (tormenta,crisis)A storm blew up...
Verb | Meaning | Example |
ask someone out | invite on a date | Brian asked Judy out to dinner and a movie. |
ask around | ask many people the same question | I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet. |
add up to something | equal | Your purchases add up to $205.32. |
back something up |...
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a. Pick up the toys, please. They are on the ground
b. Turn the TV off, I need to sleep now!
c. You have to clean the files up; they´re a mess (the opposite of order).
d. Please put the books away...
Compound verbs consist of a verb and another word or phrase, usually a preposition (to this other part is called particle). The resulting combination creates a new verb, whose meaning may be intriguing for nonnative speakers of English. Phrasalverbs often...
Be about | Get up |
Be after | Get on |
Be around | Get over |
Be away | Get round |
Be back | Get to |
Be for | |
Be from | |
Be into | |
Be like | Go away |
Be off | Go round |
Be on | Go on |
Be over | Go through |
Be through | Go with |
PhrasalVerbs - Ordered List by VerbsPhrasal Verb | Meaning | Examples |
act like (inseparable) | behave in a way that's like _____ Note: This phrasal verb is very informal. | What's wrong with Bob? He's acting like an idiot. |
act up (no object) | misbehave (for people); not work properly...
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fight up take out take in get ahead walk in go off with draw away bring back hang up eat out knock down grow into clear away hang behind look at go about come away call out tear away be off...
Verb ask someone out ask around add up to something back something up back someone up Meaning invite on a date ask many people the same question equal reverse support Example Brian asked Judy out to dinner and a movie. I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet...
Verb | Meaning | Example |
Be away | Go to another place | I’m sorry but Martin is away on holiday this week. Can I help you? |
Be back | Return | Lilly is back from her holidays in Australia |
Be down | To be unhappy or depressed | Until I found a new job, I was down for...
to be after - estar detrás de/en busca de
* Mandela has always been after the respect for black people's rights.
Mandela siempre ha luchado para que se respetaran los derechos de los negros.
to be around - estar cerca/ por los alrededores
* I'll stay two more hours, so I'll be around...