jueves, 24 de mayo de 2012

Frases verbales: To Put

Continuamos con el desarrollo de las frases verbales en inglés. En este caso, describimos las características del uso correcto de la frase verbal “To Put”, mediante ejemplos concretos:

    To put aside (tr.): Ahorrar (se refiere mayormente a dinero) para un empleo posterior.

        We should start putting aside money to pay an English summer course for our daughter

    To put (something) back: Atrasar la fecha de realización de un evento.

        Next Monday our president will be abroad; we have to put the meeting back

    To put (a watch) back / forward : Atrasar / adelantar un reloj.

        The 31st of October in Europe the watches have to be put back one hour

    To put (something) back: Volver a colocar algo en su lugar inicial.

        My kids never put their toys back; I always have to do it myself

    To put down (tr.): Sofocar una rebelión / revuelta.

        The police put down the demonstration using tear gas

    To put down (tr.): Escribir.

        I could put down the number plate of the car that hit yours

    To put down (tr.): Poner en un lugar (lo contrario de pick-up).

        I told my kid to put down the old watch but he didn't obey me

    To put (something) down to (tr.): Atribuir a algo.

        He was very listless in the party but I put it down to his tiredness

    To put forward (propuesta / idea): Proponer una cuestión para su debate.

        I put forward a proposal in the last meeting but no one supported it

    To put in (tr.): Colocar / instalar una máquina en su sitio correcto.

        The technician came yesterday to put in the new dishwasher

    To put in for ( a job / a post): Pedir un trabajo.

        When I finished my studies I put in for a job in a bank

    To put (someone) off: Comunicar a alguien que se retrasa una cita o entrevista.

        I invited him for dinner but had to put him off because I started feeling bad

    To put off (an action): Postponerla.

        We should put off our tennis match; I will be very busy this afternoon

    To put on (vestidos, joyas, etc.): Ponerse (lo contrario de take off).

        Which dress are you going to put on for this weeding?

    To put on (tr.): Poner en marcha un aparato accionando un dispositivo.

        The first thing he does when arrives at home is to put on the TV

    To put out (tr.): Apagar una luz / un fuego.

        Yesterday night you went to bed and forgot to put out the light

    To be put out: Enfadar a una persona.

        I was very put out when she didn't invite me to her party

    To put up (edificios, monumentos, etc.): Levantar.

        We need to put up a fence in the garden to avoid our dog goes out

    To put (someone) up to (something): Explicar a alguien cómo hacer algo, generalmente en referencia a un truco.

        My granny put my mother up to many of her delicious recipes

    To put up with (something): Soportar algo con paciencia.

        We have to put up with our neighbours; they are really rude

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