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18 de dez de 2015

Conheça 163 verbos frasais essenciais exigidos nos exames CAE e CPE de Cambridge




1. act like

inseparável
behave in a way that's liked
comportar-se de uma forma desejada.
this phrasal verb is very informal.

What's wrong with Bob? He's acting like an idiot.
O que há de errado com Bob? Ele está agindo como um idiota.

2. add up

no object
logically fit together
Encaixar-se logicamente.

His theory is hard to believe, but his research adds up.
Sua teoria é difícil de acreditar, mas sua pesquisa se encaixa.

This phrasal verb is often negative.

His theory seems, at first, to be plausible, but the facts in his research don't add up.
Sua teoria parece, a princípio, ser plausível, mas os fatos em sua pesquisa não se encaixam.

3. add up to

inseparável
to total
totalização

The bills add up to £734.96. That's more than I expected!
As contas totalizaram £ 734,96. Isso é mais do que eu esperava!

4. back off

no object
not follow a threat
não seguir um aviso, sair dessa, cair fora, desistir, dar um tempo, dar um descanso.

Tom was ready to call the police when I told him I'd wrecked his car, but he backed off when I said I'd pay for the damages.
Tom estava pronto para chamar a polícia quando eu lhe disse que tinha destruído seu carro, mas ele desistiu quando eu disse que pagaria pelos danos.

5. back up

separável
confirm a story, facts, or information.

If you don't believe me, talk to Dave. He'll back me up.
Se você não acredita em mim, fale com o Dave. Ele vai me confirmar.

6. blow up
                                                   
1. separável
inflate

We need lots of balloons for the party. Will you blow them up?
Nós precisamos muitos balões para a festa. Você vai soprá-los?

7. blow up

2. separável
explode; destroy by exploding.

That old building really came down quickly! That's because the construction company used dynamite to blow it up.
Aquele prédio velho realmente desmoronou rapidamente! Isso porque a empresa de construção usou dinamite para explodi-lo.

8. break down

1. separável
separate something into component parts.
decompor, analisar

We spent a lot of money at the supermarket. When we broke the total cost down, we spent more on cleaning supplies than food.
Nós gastamos muito dinheiro no supermercado. Quando nós analisamos o custo total, nós (percebemos que) gastamos mais em materiais de limpeza do que em alimentação.

9. break down

2. no object
stop working/functioning.

Sharon will be late for work today. Her car broke down on the freeway.
Sharon se atrasará para o trabalho hoje. Seu carro quebrou na autoestrada (tudo junto, sem hífen).

10. break in[to]

often no object; with an object/break into => inseparável
enter by using force and breaking a lock, window, etc.

Jane's apartment was burgled last night. Someone broke in while Jane was at the movies.
O apartamento de Jane foi assaltado ontem à noite. Alguém entrou enquanto Jane estava no cinema.

Somebody broke into Jane's apartment while she was at the movies.
Alguém invadiu o apartamento de Jane enquanto ela estava no cinema.

11. break up

usually no object; with an object/break up with => inseparável
end a personal relationship.

Tim and Julie aren't going steady any more. They got really angry with each other and broke up.
Tim e Julie não vão mais ficar juntos (união estável). Eles ficaram realmente zangados entre si e se separaram.

12. bring/take back

separável
return something.

This book is due tomorrow. I guess I should take it back to the library.
Este livro está vencendo amanhã. Acho que eu deveria devolvê-lo à biblioteca.

13. bring up

1. separável
mention as a topic of discussion.

We planned to discuss overtime pay in the meeting. Why didn't someone bring that topic up?
Nós planejamos discutir o pagamento de horas extras na reunião. Por que alguém não mencionou este assunto?

14. bring up

2. separável
raise; rear.
aumentar, dar origem/trazeiro, criar

Lucy's parents died when she was a baby. Her grandparents brought her up.
Os pais de Lucy morreram quando ela era um bebê. Seus avós a criaram.

15. brush up on

inseparável
review/study thoroughly for a short time.
revisão/estudo meticuloso por um curto periodo de tempo.

If you're going to travel to Peru, you'd better brush up on your Spanish.
Se você for viajar ao Peru, é melhor revisar cudadosamente seu espanhol.

16. burn down

no object
become destroyed/consumed by fire.
tornar-se destruída/consumido pelo fogo.

Lightning struck Mr. Kennedy's barn last night. It burned down before the fire fighters arrived.
Um raio atingiu o celeiro do Sr. Kennedy na noite passada. Ele ficou destruido antes que os bombeiros chegassem.

17. butt in

no object
impolitely interrupt a conversation, an action.
to ​interrupt a ​conversation or ​discussion or someone who is ​talking.
interromper uma conversa ou uma ação grosseiramente.

Hey, you! Don't butt in! Wait for your turn!
Ei você! Não intrometer! Aguarde a sua vez!

18. call off

separável
cancel something that has been scheduled.
to ​decide that a ​planned ​event, ​especially a ​sports ​event, will not ​happen, or to end an ​activity because it is no ​longer ​useful (ela não é mais útil) or ​possible.

We don't have school today. The mayor called classes off because of the snow.
Não temos escola hoje. O prefeito cancelou as aulas por causa da neve.

19. call on

inseparável
ask someone for an answer in class.
pedir a alguém por uma resposta em classe (pedir explicações).
to ​ask someone in a ​formal way to do something.
perguntar a alguém de uma maneira formal para fazer alguma coisa.

I don't know why the teacher never calls on you. You always know the answer.
Eu não sei por que o professor nunca lhe pergunta. Você sempre sabe a resposta.

20. calm down

with or without an object; with an object, separável
help someone, become calm/less agitated or upset.
ajudar alguém, tornar-se calmo/menos agitado ou chateado.

Why are you so upset? Suzie didn't intend to spill orange juice on you. Calm down!
Por que você está tão chateado? Suzie não tinha a intenção de derramar suco de laranja em você. Acalme-se!

21. not care for

1. inseparável
like, want.
gostar, querer
This phrasal verb is usually negative, though it may be used affirmatively in questions.
Este verbo frasal é geralmente negativo, embora possa ser usado em afirmativamente em perguntas.

A -  Would you care for something to drink? We have coffee, tea, or orange juice.
A - Você gostaria de algo para beber? Temos café, chá, ou suco de laranja.
B -  Could I have water, please? I don't care for coffee, tea, or juice.
B - Eu poderia tomar água, por favor? Eu não gosto de café, chá ou suco.

22. care for

2. inseparável
take care of; supply care to; attend/watch.
Tomar cuidado de; fornecer cuidados a; assistir/cuidar.

Amy's father got out of the hospital last week. The family is caring for him at home.
O pai de Amy saiu do hospital na semana passada. A família está cuidando dele em casa.

23. catch up [with]

often without an object; with an object, inseparável
stop being behind.
deixar de estar atrás, ultrapassar

Terry stopped to rest for a few minutes. He'll catch up/catch up with us later.
Terry parou para descansar por alguns minutos. Ele vai nos ultrappassar mais tarde.

24. check in[to]

inseparável
register for/at a hotel, conference, etc.; let someone know officially that you have arrived.
registrar-se/em um hotel, salas de conferências, etc.; deixar alguém saber oficialmente que você chegou.

My plane will arrive around 500 PM. I should be able to check into the hotel by 600 or 630.
Meu avião chegará a cerca de 17h. Eu deveria estar pronto para o registro no hotel pelas 18h ou 18h30.

25. check off

separável
make a mark to indicate that something on a list has been completed.
fazer uma anotação para indicar que algo em uma lista foi completada.

Here are the things you need to do. Please check each one off when you've finished it.
Aqui estão as coisas que você precisa fazer. Por favor, anote cada uma delas quando você a tiver finalizado.



26. check out [of]

inseparável
follow procedures for leaving a hotel, etc..

Don't forget to take your room key to the front desk when you check out when you check out of the hotel.

27. chicken out

no object
lose the courage or confidence to do something often at the last minute.

Sam said he was going to ask Lulu for a date, but he chickened out.

28. cheer up

separável
help someone feel less worried/depressed/sad.

Suzie's brother was depressed about not getting a promotion, so she sent him a funny card to cheer him up.

29. clam up

inseparável
suddenly become quiet/refuse to talk about something.

Lila wouldn't talk about the accident. When I asked her what happened, she clammed up.

30. come across

inseparável
find unexpectedly.

I've lost my extra car keys. If you come across them while you’re cleaning the room, please put them in a safe place.

31. come down with

inseparável
become ill with

George won't be at the office today. He came down with the flu over the weekend.

32. come to

1. inseparável
total

Your charges come to £124.38. Will you pay by check, in cash, or with a credit card?

33. come to

2. no object
regain consciousness.

When I told Gina that she'd won a million dollars, she fainted. When she came to, I told her it was a joke and she almost hit me!

34. count on

inseparável
depend on; trust that something will happen or that someone will do as expected.

I'm counting on you to wake me up tomorrow. I know I won't hear the alarm.

35. cross out

separável
show that something written is wrong or unnecessary by making an X across it.

We can't afford to buy everything on your shopping list, so I've crossed all the unnecessary things out.

36. cut back [on]

often without an object; with an object/cut back on => inseparável]
use less of something.

You drink too much coffee. You should cut back.

37. drag on

no object
last much longer than expected or is necessary.

I thought the meeting would be a short one, but it dragged on for more than three hours.

38. draw up

separável
create a formal document.

The Ajax and Tip-Top Banks have decided to merge. Their lawyers will draw all the official documents up sometime this month.

39. drop by

inseparável
visit informally and usually without scheduling a specific time.

If you're in town next month, we'd love to see you. Please try to drop by the house.

40. drop in [on]

inseparável
visit informally and usually without scheduling a specific time.

If you're in town next month, we'd love to see you. Please try to drop in. Please try to drop in on us.

41. drop off

separável
deliver something; deliver someone by giving him/her a ride.

Yes, I can take those letters to the post office. I'll drop them off as I go home from work.

42. drop out [of]

inseparável
stop attending/leave school or an organization.

No, Paul isn't at the university. He dropped out/He dropped out of school.

43. eat out

no object
have a meal in a restaurant.

I'm too tired to cook tonight. Why don't we eat out?

44. egg on

separável
urge/encourage greatly toward doing something usually something negative.

At first Bob and Chuck were just having a mild argument, but Bob's friends egged them on until they started fighting.

45. end up

1. no object
finally arrive at; arrive at an unexpected place.

We got lost last night and ended up in the next town.

46. end up

2. no object
arrive somewhere as a result or consequence.

You're working too hard. If you don't take it easy, you'll end up in the hospital!

47. face up to

inseparável
admit to; take responsibility for.

You can't pretend that you're doing OK in this course, Joe. Sooner or later, you'll have to face up to the fact that you're failing it.

48. fall through

no object
not happen.
describes something that was planned but didn't happen.

We had originally intended to go to Mexico for our vacation, but our trip fell through when I got sick.

49. feel up to

inseparável
feel strong enough or comfortable enough to do something.

I know the accident was a terrible shock. Do you feel up to talking about it?

50. figure out

1. separável
logically find the answer to a problem; solve a problem by thinking about it carefully; to calculate; compute.
logicamente encontrar a resposta para um problema; resolver um problema pensando nele com com cuidado.

For a long time I couldn't understand the last problem, but I finally figured it out.
Há muito tempo eu não conseguia entender o último problema, mas eu finalmente consegui resolvê-lo.

51. figure out

2. separável
understand why someone behaves the way she/he does; to understand
entender por que alguém se comporta da maneira que ele/ela faz.

I can't figure Margie out. Sometimes she's very warm and friendly and sometimes she acts as if she doesn't know me.
Eu não consigo compreender Margie. Às vezes ela é muito calorosa e amigável e às vezes ela age como se ela não me conhecesse.

52 fill in

separável
add information to a form.

The office needs to know your home address and phone number. Could you fill them in on this form?
O escritório precisa saber seu endereço residencial e número de telefone. Você pode preenchê-los neste formulário?

53. fill in for

inseparável
temporarily do someone else's work; temporarily substitute for another person.

Professor Newton is in the hospital and won't be able to teach for the rest of the term. Do you know who's going to fill in for her?

54. fill out

1. separável
complete a form by adding required information.

Of course I completed my application! I filled it out and mailed it over three weeks ago!
É claro que eu completei o meu pedido! Preenchi-o e enviei-o há cerca de três semanas!

55. fill out

2. no object
become less thin; gain weight.         
tornam-se menos magro; ganhar peso.

Jerry used to be really skinny, but in the last year he's begun to fill out.
Jerry costumava ser muito magro, mas no ano passado ele começou a engordar.

56. find out

about inseparável
learn/get information about.

I'm sorry that you didn't know the meeting had been cancelled. I didn't find out find out about it myself until just a few minutes ago.

57. get across

separável
make something understood; communicate something understandably.

Alan is really intelligent but sometimes he has problems getting his ideas across.

58. get along [with]

inseparável
have a friendly relationship with; be friendly toward.

Why can't you and your sister get along? Everyone else gets along with her just fine!

59. get around

inseparável
avoid having to do something.

Teresa got around the required math classes by doing well on a math proficiency test.

60. get by

no object
survive, financially, in a difficult situation.

It's going to be hard to pay the rent now that you've lost your job, but somehow we'll get by.

61. get in

1. inseparável
enter a small, closed vehicle.

I don't know where Carole was going. She just got in her car and drove away.

62. get in

2. no object
arrive.

Do you know what time Fred's plane gets in?

63. get on

inseparável
enter a large, closed vehicle.

I'm sorry, but you're too late to say goodbye to Angela. She got on the plane about 20 minutes ago.

64. get off inseparável

leave a large, closed vehicle.

When you get off the bus, cross the street, turn right on Oak Street, and keep going until you're at the corner of Oak and Lincoln Street.

65. get out of

1. inseparável
leave a small, closed vehicle.

There's something wrong with the garage door opener. You'll have to get out of the car and open it by hand.

66. get out of

2. inseparável
escape having to do something.

Lisa said she had a terrible headache and got out of giving her speech today.

67. get over

inseparável
recover from an illness or painful experience.

Katy was really upset when she failed the test. She thought she would never get over feeling so stupid.

68. get rid of

inseparável
dispose of; give away or throw away.

That shirt is really ugly. Why don't you get rid of it?

69. get up

usually no object; with an object, separável
leave bed after sleeping and begin your daily activities.

I know I won't hear the alarm tomorrow morning. Can you get me up at 600 AM?

70. give up

1. separável
stop doing something usually a habit.

He knows smoking isn't good for his health, but he can't give it up.

71. give up

2. no object
decide not to try unsuccessfully to solve a problem.

Tom - What's black and white and red all over?
Lisa - I give up. What?
Tom - An embarrassed zebra!

72. go out with

inseparável
have a date with.

You went out with Sharon last night, didn't you?

73. go with

1. no object
look pleasing together.  for clothes, furniture, etc..

You should buy that shirt. It will go well with your dark brown suit.

74. go with

2. no object
date regularly and steadily.

Is Gina going with Jim? I see them together all the time.

75. grow up

1. no object
spend the years between being a child and being an adult.

Did you know that Frank grew up in Malaysia?

76. grow up

2. no object
behave responsibly; behave as an adult, not a child.
                                                                                              
A - Lee really irritates me sometimes. He's really silly and childish.
B - I agree. I wish he would grow up.

77. hand in

separável
submit homework, an assignment, etc.

You'd better get started on your report. You know that you have to hand it in at 830 tomorrow morning!

78. hand out

separável
distribute

Why don't you have a course description and list of assignments? The teacher handed them out on the first day of class.

79. hang up

no object
end a phone conversation by replacing the receiver.

I'd like to talk longer, but I'd better hang up. My sister needs to make a call.

80. hold up

1. separável
delay

I'm sorry I'm late. There was an accident on the freeway and traffic held me up.

81. hold up

2. separável
rob; threaten someone with harm unless he/she gives her/his money or other valuable things.

Sarah is very upset. When she was walking home last night, two men held her up and took her purse and jewellery.

82. keep on

inseparável, followed by an -ing verb
continue

I'm not ready to stop yet. I think I'll keep on working for a while.

83. kick out

separável
expel; force someone to leave because of his/her poor performance or unacceptable behaviour.

Jim's club kicked him out because he didn't pay his dues or come to meetings.

84. knock out

separável
make unconscious.

The boxing match ended when one boxer knocked the other one out.

85. lay off

separável
dismiss someone from a job because of lack of work or money not because of poor performance.

I feel really sorry Sally's family. Her father was laid off yesterday.

86. leave out

separável
forget; omit.

Oh, no! When I made the list of those who attended the meeting, I left your name out!

87. let down

separável
disappoint.

I know I let you down when I didn't do what I promised. I'm really sorry.

88. look down on

inseparável
hold in contempt; regard as inferior.

It's not surprising that Fred has few friends. He seems to look down on anyone who doesn't like the same things that he does.

89. look forward to

inseparável
anticipate pleasantly; think about a pleasant thing before it happens

I'm really looking forward to vacation. I can't wait for it to begin!

90. look into

inseparável
investigate/get more details about something.

Someone said there was a meeting at 930 but I haven't heard anything about it. Shall I look into it?

91. look like

inseparável
resemble in appearance.

Does he look like his father or his mother?

92. look over

separável
check; review.

I think I may have some typos in this report. Could you look it over?

93. look up

separável
find something in a reference work.

I'm sorry, but I don't know what that word means. I'll have to look it up.

94. look up to

inseparável
respect.

Everyone looks up to Joyce because she always makes time to help others.

95. make fun of

inseparável
make jokes about usually unkindly.

I agree that Bob looks ridiculous since he shaved his head, but don't make fun of him. You'll hurt his feelings.

96. make up

separável
invent/create imaginaryinformation.

Judy's story is hard to believe. I'm sure she made it up.

97. make out

separável
see/hear something well enough to understand what it means.
often negative.

Ruth's writing is very small. I almost need a magnify glass to make it out.

98. make for

inseparável
go to or toward.

Her teen-aged children are always hungry. As soon as they arrive home from school, they make for the refrigerator.

99. mark down

separável
reduce the price as an incentive to buy.

These shoes were really a bargain! The store marked them down by 40%!

100. mix up

separável
cause to become confused.

I didn't complete the assignment because I didn't know how. The directions mixed me up.

101. nod off

no object
fall sleep usually unintentionally.

The speech was so boring that several people in the audience nodded off before it was finished.

102. pass away

no object.
to go out of existence

I was very sorry to hear that your grandfather passed away.

103. pass out

1. no object
faint; lose consciousness.

When Ella heard that she'd won a million dollars, she was so shocked that she passed out.

104. pass out

2. separável
distribute

Everyone in the room needs one of these information sheets. Who will help me pass them out?

105. pick out

separável
choose; select.

Billy's grandmother especially liked her birthday card because Billy had picked it out himself.

106. pick up

1. separável
lift; take up.

Those books don't belong on the floor. Will you help me pick them up?

107. pick up

2. separável
get; buy.

The children just drank the last of the milk. Could you pick some more up on your way home this evening?

108. pick on

inseparável
bully; intentionally try to make someone upset.

You should be ashamed of teasing your little brother, Bob! Pick on someone your own size!

109. pull over

no object
drive a vehicle to the side of the rode.

When the policeman indicated that I should pull over, I knew he was going to give me a ticket.

110. put away

separável
return something to the proper place.

I just took these clothes out of the dryer. Will you help me put them away?

111. put back

separável
return something to the proper place.

I've finished with these books. Do you want me to put them back on the shelves?

112. put off

1. separável
postpone; delay; avoid.

I can't put this work off any longer. If I don't do it soon, it'll be impossible to finish it in time.

113. put off

2. separável
discourage, reject.

His manner trends to put people off.

114. put on

separável
begin to wear.

It's a little bit chilly outside. You'd better put a sweater on.

115. put up

separável
provide someone with a place to sleep.

There's no need for you to check into a hotel. I'll be happy to put you up.

116. put up with

inseparável
tolerate

It's really important to come to work on time. The boss won't put up with lateness.

117. rip off

separável
cheat; take advantage of; charge too much

Don't even think about buying a car there. They'll rip you off.

118. round off

separável
change from a fraction to the nearest whole number.

Round all prices off to the closest whole-dollar amounts. For example, round £33.73 off to £34.00.

119. run into

inseparável
meet by chance.

Yesterday at the supermarket, Jan ran into her former roommate. Before yesterday, they hadn't seen each other for nearly five years.

120. run out of

inseparável
use the last of.

On the way home from work, Arthur ran out of gas.

121. set up

separável
make arrangements for something.

You'll see Mr. Thomas tomorrow. I've set a meeting up for 930 AM.

122. slip up

no object
make a mistake.

You slipped up here. The amount should be £135.28, not £132.58.

123.  out

no object
be noticeably better than other similar people or things.

Good job, Ann! Your work really stands out!

124. stand up

1. no object
rise to a standing position.

When the Chairperson entered the room, everyone stood up.

125. stand up

2. separável
make a date but not keep it.

Angela was supposed to go to the dance with Fred, but she stood him up and went with Charles instead.

126. show up

no object arrive; appear.

The boss was very upset when you didn't show up for the meeting. What happened?

127. stand for

1. no object
represent

These letters seem to be an abbreviation. Do you know what they stand for?

128. stand for

2. inseparável
tolerate; permit
usually negative.

I'm not surprised that Mrs. Johnson rejected your report. She won't stand for shoddy work.

129. take after

inseparável
resemble; favour in appearance.
used for people.

Both my sister and I take after our father.

130. take/bring back

separável

This book is due tomorrow. I guess I should take it back to the library.
Este livro est[a vencendo amanhã. Acho que eu deveria levá-lo de volta para a biblioteca.

131. take care of

inseparável
provide care for; watch one's health.

Lois has been taking care of her father since he returned home from the hospital.

132. take off

1. separável
remove something you're wearing.

Please take your hat off when you go inside a building.

133. take off

2. no object
leave; depart often suddenly or quickly.

When does your plane take off?

134. take up

separável
begin a hobby or leisure-time activity.

Tim - Do you like to ski?
Lisa - I've never been skiing, but I think I'd like to take it up.

135. tell someone off

separável
speak to someone bluntly and negatively, saying exactly what she/he did wrong.

Julie was really angry at Bob; she told him off in front of all of us.

136. tick off separável

show that something has been completed by putting a tick check beside it.

Here are the things you need to do. Tick each one off when you finish it.

137. throw away

separável
discard; put in the garbage.

You shouldn't throw those newspapers away; they're recyclable.

138. throw out

1. separável discard; put in the garbage.

This food smells bad. You'd better throw it out.

139. throw out

2. separável
forcibly make someone leave usually because of bad behaviour.

Those people are drunk and making everyone uncomfortable. The manager should throw them out.

140. throw up

usually no object; with an object => separável
vomit, puke, spew, disgorge, spue

Paul was so nervous about his job interview that he threw up just before he left for it.

141. try on

separável
wear something briefly to check its fit, how it looks, etc..

I'm not sure that jacket is large enough. May I try it on?

142. try out

separável
use a machine briefly to determine how well it works.

I really like the way this car looks. May I try it out?

143. turn around

usually no object
move so that you are facing the opposite direction.

Everyone turned around and stared when I entered the meeting late.

144. turn down

1. separável
decrease the volume.                          

Your music is giving me a headache! Please turn it down or use your headphones!

145. turn down

2. separável
refuse.

I thought I could borrow some money from Joe, but when I asked, he turned me down.

146. turn in

1. separável
give/deliver/submit to someone.

I've written my report, but I haven't turned it in.

147. turn in

2. separável
report or deliver wrongdoers to the authorities.

Two days after the robbery, the thieves turned themselves in.

148. turn off

separável
stop by turning a handle or switch.

I'm cold. Do you mind if I turn the air conditioner off?

149. turn on

1. separável
start by turning a handle or switch.

It's cold in here. I'm going to turn the heater on

150. turn on

2. separável
interest very much; excite often sexually
very informal.

What kind of music turns you on?

151. turn up

1. separável
increase the volume.

I can barely hear the TV. Can you turn it up a little?

152. turn up

2. no object
appear unexpectedly.

We were all surprised when Pam turned up at the party. We didn't even know she was in town.

153. wait on

1. inseparável
serve usually customers in a restaurant, shop, etc..

I want to make a complaint. The person who just waited on me was very impolite.

154. wait on/upon

2. inseparável
to wait for something or somebody .
wait upon is more formal

I’m always waiting on her. We’re waiting upon instructions from head office

155. wake up

no object
stop sleeping.

I usually wake up around 500 AM each day.

156. watch out for

inseparável be careful of; beware of.

If you take that road, watch out for ice during the winter.

157. wear out

1. separável
wear something/use something until it can no longer be worn/be used.

I need a new pencil sharpener. I wore this one out.

158. wear out

2. separável
cause to become exhausted; cause to become very tired.

I had four different meetings today. They wore me out.

159. work out

1. no object
exercise usually in a gym, etc. to build muscles, body tone, etc.
exercício geralmente em um ginásio, etc, para construir músculos, modelar o corpo, etc.

Instead of eating lunch on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Sheila goes to the recreation centre to work out.
Em vez de comer o almoço na segunda-feira, quarta-feira e sexta-feira, Sheila vai para o centro de recreação para se exercitar.

160. work out

2. separável
solve a problem/resolve a difficult situation usually by working together.         
resolver um problema/resolver uma situação geralmente difícil, trabalhando em conjunto.

I know we disagree on many points, but I believe we can work things out.
Eu sei que nós não concordamos em muitos pontos, mas eu acredito que nós podemos resolver as coisas juntos.


161. wrap up

1. no object
wear enough clothes to keep warm.
usar roupas suficientes para se manter aquecido.

It's really cold today. Be sure you wrap up when you leave the house.
Está realmente frio hoje. Certifique-se que você está agasalhado quando você sair de casa.

162. wrap-up

2. United States of America.
end of a deal, business or campaign, conclusion or summary of a meeting or a seminar.
fim de um acordo, negócios ou campanha, conclusão ou resumo de uma reunião ou um seminário.
1. a final report or summary: a wrap-up of the evening news.
2. the conclusion or final result: the wrap-up of the election campaign.

The wrap-up was masterminded by Kim Gavin, the man who produces live concerts for the pop group Take That.
O realtório final  foi idealizado por Kim Gavin, o homem que produz concertos ao vivo para o grupo pop Take That.

163. write down

separável
record something in writing.                         
registrar algo por escrito.

Could you tell me your e-mail address again? I want to write it down.
Pode dizer-me o seu endereço de e-mail de novo? Eu quero escrevê-lo.

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