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Vocabulario, colocaciones y phrasal verbs sobre posibilidades

 

Glass doors – Puertas de cristal

My cousin broke the glass doors with his ball.

 

Kind of temptation – Tipo de tentación

There are different kinds of temptation.

 

Lottery tickets – Décimos de loteria

Guillermo sells lottery tickets every day.

 

Mood swing – Cambios bruscos de humor

That girl has constant mood swings.

 

Sense of guilt – Sentimiento de culpa

He has a sense of guilt because he brok me my heart.

 

Subject of publicity – Objeto de publicidad

Models are subjects of publicity.

 

Tabloid newspapers – Periódicos de formato grande

They sell tabloid newspapers at the church.

 

Big money – Mucho dinero

My associate owes me big money

 

Crowded room – Habitación abarrotada

The supermarket is always crowded.

 

Emotional panic – Pánico emocional

When I see a cockroach, I feel emotional panic.

 

Important meeting – Reunión imporatante

I have an important meeting on Tuesday.

 

Jackpot winner – Ganador del premio gordo

Many journalists visited the jackpot winners the day after their win.

 

Little handbook – Manual pequeño

I lost my little handbook in the bus.

 

Recurring nightmares – pesadillas que se repiten

Lately, I am recurring nightmares.

 

Regional office – Oficina regional

My uncle works in the regional office.

 

Social responsibility – Deber social

Having all that money implies a sort of social responsibility.

 

Sudden win – Victoria inesperada

The team got a sudden win.

 

Terrible state – Estado terrible

Your city sustains a terrible state.

 

Whole thing – Todo

Let’s forget the whole thing.

 

Becoming suspicious – Sospechar

Since he won a large prize he has become suspicious of all his friends.

 

Make the right decision – Tomar la decision correcta

Take your time and make the right decision.

 

Win the lottery – Ganar la lotería

Anyone winning the lottery will inevitably attract publicity.

 

Be in control – Estar en control, tener dominio propio

If I appear to be in control, it will give my child more confidence.

 

Be in debt – Estar en deuda

If I won the lottery, I would no longer be in debt.

 

Be in shock – estar en estado de shock

He was on shock after the accident.

 

Be on edge – Estar nervioso

My partner was on edge when the exam started.

 

Burst into tears – Echarse a llorar

I burst into tears because I lost my wallet with 200 €.

 

Check into – Registrar

When I arrived at the small town, I checked into a local hotel.

 

Cope with – Arreglárselas con

Will you able to cope with so much responsibility?

 

Deal with – Tratar con

You have to deal with professionals.

 

Go over – Revisar

To go over newspaper in one’s mind.

 

Sort out – Poner en orden

Thanks to the wage increase, I was able to sort out all my family’s debts.

 

Top of the range – El mejor (de su clase o ámbito)

I’d love to have a top of the range chef who could cook all different types of food.

 

Try to point out – Intentar resaltar

We just try to point out the pros and cons of the lottery.

 

Fast-flowing river– Río bravo, que fluye rápido

A fast-flowing river descends from the mountain.

 

Personally speaking– Propiamente hablando

Personally speaking, I disagree with your opinion.

 

Run endlessly – Correr una y otra vez

I was running endlessly to take the bus.

 

Shout nervously – Gritar nerviosamente

My mother shouted at me nervously because I did not clean my bedroom.

 

Turn upside down – Cambiar, poner al revés / patas arriba

Nowadays, the world has turned upside down.

 

Fairly standard – Bastante correcto

Your reaction was fairly standard when you lost the train.

 

Break down – Averiarse, estropearse

The car broke down during the journey.

 

Get out – Sacar

I can’t get it out of my mind.

 

Get up early – Levantarse temprano

Every day, my father gets up early to go to work.

 

Go in – Entrar

He goes in through the door.

 

Go over – Repasar, revisar

I am going over my homework.

 

Leak out – Filtrarse (información)

A journalist has leaked out the information.

 

Point out – Señalar

Everybody pointed out to that girl

 

Pull away – Arrancar (vehículo)

The car pulled away hastily.

 

Pull back – Correr (las cortinas), tirar hacia ti mismo

I have pulled back the courtains.

 

Pull up – Parar

A black car pulled up beside me.

 

Run out of – Quedarse sin algo

I run out of money so I decided to earn money.

 

Take off – Quitarse la ropa

I took off my clothes because I was hot.

 

Turn upside down – Volver algo del revés

I turned upside down the socks in order to wore them.

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