Frases Verbales para el examen Advanced

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Frases Verbales en inglés | Cambridge
Advanced 2016 (CAE) (Nivel C1)
Estos phrasal verbs mejorarán, no solo tu habilidad de comunicación a la hora de
hablar en inglés, si no que te ayudarán a la hora de completar el Use of English, a la
hora de escribir (Writing) y a la hora de entender conversaciones en inglés. ¡Los
nativos, utilizamos phrasal verbs todo el rato, así que más te vale aprenderlos!
Muchos de estos phrasal verbs tienen más de un significado en inglés.
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Take over
Take control | Tomar control
Example: “She took control of the project”
Get on | Llevarse (bien/mal)
To get on well: llevarse bien
To not get on well/ to get on badly: llevarse mal
To get on like a house on fire’: llevarse muy bien
To Pick up
a. To learn something | aprender algo
Example: “I picked up some French while I was in France”
b. Recoger algo del suelo o recoger a alguien en coche/autobus ect.
Bring up
a- To take care of and teach a person during their childhood years | Criar a una persona
(to bring up) o ser criado (to be brought up)
b- To mention a topic during a conversation | mencionar
Example: “He brought up the fight he had had with Mary”
4. Call off
To cancel or stop | Cancelar, parar o detener algo
Example: “We called off the trip because of the weather”
Call for Something
a. when someone or a group of people demand that something happens | Exigir
algo o que algo ocurra- eg- “to call for change”
b. To pick up the telephone and ring for a service | Realizar un pedido por teléfono
Example: “We called for a pizza half an hour ago so it should arrive soon”
Add up
a- To add numbers or parts | Sumar
Eg: “They added up the tomatoes and there were 9″
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b-To be logical or make sense | Ser lógico o tener sentido
Eg: “His explanation didn’t add up, I thought he was lying to me, it simply didn’t make
any sense”
Carry on
a. To continue or continue doing an action | Seguir hacienda algo | Continuar
Come across
a- To give the impression of something | dar la impresión de algo
Example: “Susan came across as confident”
b- To find a person or a thing without looking for them | Toparse con alguien o algo
Example: “I came across this old book while I was cleaning my loft”
Come up with
To think of an idea | Ocurrir
Example: “They came up with the solution while they were having dinner”
Get along
a- When two or more people are friendly towards eachother | Llevarse bien
Example: “We don’t get along/ We get along”
b- To achieve progress | Avanzar o progresar
Example: “How are you getting along with the homework?”
To go on
a. To go on: To continue | Continuar
Example “She went on speaking despite the noise from outside the lecture hall”
b. To Go on to: To progress | Progresar
Example: “After winning the World Cup, he went on to win the European
Championships in Berlin”
c. To go ahead of a person or group | Separarse de una persona o grupo para ir
por delate en el entendimiento que ellos/ellas van al mismo sitio.
Example: “You go on to the pub, I’ll be there in 20 minutes”
d. Happen | Pasar/ Ocurrir
Example: “What went on last night? / What’s going on?”
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e. Used as an expression to motivate or urge someone to do something- Example:
“Go on, come to the pub for one drink!”
Get over
a. To stop being controlled by a feeling | Superar algo emocionalmente
Example: “James still hasn’t got over his break-up with Maria”
b. To become healthy after being sick/ ill.
Example: “He got over his illness and went on to win 5 championships”
Look after a- To take care of | Cuidar de
Example: “I need someone to look after the kids while I go to the shop”
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