TWO WEEKS OF PHRASAL VERBS FOR THE NEW YEAR

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Day One:聽 to turn up

  • To arrive/to appear
  • They turned up at three o鈥檆lock.
  • Se presentaron a las tres en punto.
  • Van apar猫ixer a les tres en punt.

Day Two: to bring up

  • To mention
  • Bob brought up his proposal at the meeting.
  • Bob plante贸 su propuesta en la reuni贸n.
  • En Bob va plantejar la seva proposta a la reuni贸.

Day Three: to drop in

  • To visit
  • My neighbors always drop in to visit on the weekends.
  • Mis vecinos siempre vienen a visitarme los fines de semana.
  • Els meus ve茂ns sempre venen a visitar-me els caps de setmana.

Day Four: to get away

  • To escape
  • It鈥檚 always great to get away from the city on Saturdays.
  • Siempre es bueno escaparse de la ciudad los s谩bados.
  • Sempre 茅s fant脿stic escapar-se de la ciutat els dissabtes.

Day Five: to work out

  • To solve
  • Have you worked out the problem yet?
  • 驴Ya has solucionado el problema?
  • Ja has solucionat el problema?

Day Six: to set off

  • To start
  • They set off on their trip last Friday.
  • Comenzaron el viaje el viernes pasado.
  • Van comen莽ar el viatge el divendres passat.

Day Seven: to take after (someone)

  • To be similar to
  • John really takes after his father.
  • John se parece mucho a su padre.
  • En John assembla molt al seu pare.

Day Eight: to go over

  • To review
  • The teacher went over the material for the test.
  • El profesor repas贸 el material para el examen.
  • El professor va revisar el material per l鈥檈xamen.

Day Nine: to carry on

  • To continue
  • The man carried on talking even though no one was listening to him.
  • El hombre sigui贸 hablando a pesar de que nadie lo escuchaba.
  • L’home continuava parlant tot i que ning煤 l’escoltava.

Day Ten: to cut down on (something)

  • To reduce
  • My father鈥檚 doctor told him that he had to cut down on his smoking.
  • El m茅dico de mi padre le dijo que ten铆a que fumar menos.
  • El metge del meu pare li va dir que havia de deixar de fumar tant.

Day Eleven: to fall out with

  • To stop being friendly with
  • Mary fell out with her best friend.
  • Mary rompi贸 la relaci贸n con su mejor amiga.
  • Mary va trencar la seva relaci贸 amb la seva millor amiga.

Day Twelve: to give up

  • To surrender
  • The soldiers gave themselves up when their captain was killed.
  • Los soldados se entregaron cuando su capit谩n fue asesinado.
  • Els soldats es van rendir quan el seu capit脿 va ser assassinat.

Day Thirteen: to break down

  • To stop working
  • My car broke down last weekend.
  • Mi coche se estrope贸 el fin de semana pasado.
  • El meu cotxe es va espatllar el cap de setmana passat.

Day Fourteen: to put out

  • To extinguish
  • The man put out his cigarette and went into the shop.
  • El hombre apag贸 su cigarrillo y entr贸 en la tienda.
  • L’home va apagar la seva cigarreta i va entrar a la botiga.

Written by聽Mike Dean Alger聽for聽Aston School

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