Lista de verbos compuestos - Letra T

List of phrasal verbs - Letter T

talk back to tear off tick off track down
talk down tear out tidy up trade in
talk into tear up tie up trifle away
talk out of tell off tire out trip up
talk over think out/over total up try on
talk round think up touch down try out
tamper with thrust on/upon touch on tune in
talk back to - contestar mal
  • You shouldn't talk back to Betty, she is only trying to help you.
    No deberías contestarle mal a Betty, sólo está tratando de ayudarte.
talk down - (a) no dejar hablar a alguien hablando más fuerte o sin parar
(b) to - hablar como si los demás fueran tontos (c) hablar de mala manera
  • Nelson was so mad at Frances that he talked her down.
    Nelson estaba tan enojado con Frances que no la dejó hablar.
  • I don't like Richard, he is always talking down to his partners.
    No me gusta Richard, siempre está tratando de tontos a sus compañeros.
  • I can't understand why Sally stands Ben talking down to her.
    No entiendo porqué Sally soporta que Ben le hable de mala manera.
talk into - persuadir
  • We should talk Tony into thinking twice before dropping his career.
    Deberíamos persuadir a Tony de que piense dos veces antes de dejar su carrera.
talk out of - disuadir
  • Pam tried to talk Jenny out of divorcing Ross, but she didn't listen.
    Pam intentó disuadir a Jenny de que se divorcie de Ross, pero ella no esuchó.
talk over - discutir algo
  • Let's talk the new plan over before presenting it to the authorities.
    Discutamos el nuevo plan antes de presentárselo a las autoridades.
talk round - persuadir a alguien hablándole
  • His sister tried to talk George round into accepting Richard's offer.
    Su hermana intentó persuadir a George para que acepte la oferta de Richard.
tamper with - interferir, modificar
  • The police said that somebody haD tampered with the evidence.
    La policía dijo que alguien había alterado las pruebas.
tear off - arrancar, romper
  • It is a tradition to tear off the paper of a present.
    Es tradición romper el papel de un regalo.
tear out - arrancar
  • I couldn't finish reading the book, someone tore a page out of it.
    No pude terminar de leer el libro, alguien le arrancó una página.
tear up - romper en pedazos
  • After reading the letter, Cecil tore it up.
    Luego de leer la carta Cecil la rompió en pedacitos.
tell off - reprender
  • Henry has been told off because of his bad behaviour in class.
    A Henry lo reprendieron por su mal comportamiento en clase.
think out / think over - considerar
  • Before accepting the job, think over all your possibilities.
    Antes de aceptar el trabajo, considera todas tus posibilidades.
think up - inventar
  • I wonder what new story Vivian is going to think up now.
    Me pregunto qué nueva historia va a inventar Vivian ahora.
thrust on / thrust upon - obligar a alguien a aceptar un trato, oferta
  • The man was thrust upon signing the deal before leaving the room.
    Se obligó al hombre a que firme el trato antes de dejar el salón.
tick off - tildar
  • I asked Peter to tick off all the things we had already bought.
    Le pedí a Peter que tildara todas las cosas que ya habíamos comprado.
tidy up - ordenar
  • You can't go outside until you tidy up your room.
    No puedes salir hasta que ordenes tu cuarto.
tie up - (a) atar (b) estar tapado de trabajo
  • The police found the victim tied up in an abandoned house.
    La policía encontró a la víctima atada en una casa abandonada.
  • I won't be able to come tomorrow, I am tied up until Friday.
    No podré ir mañana, estoy tapada de trabajo hasta el viernes.
tire out - dejar exhausto
  • The long hike tired us out.
    La larga caminata nos dejó exhaustos.
total up - sumar
  • The man in charge totalled up the money and gave me my share.
    El hombre a cargo sumó el dinero y me dio mi porcentaje.
touch down - aterrizar
  • Helen couldn't have come, her plane is due to touch down at 10.
    Helen no pudo haber llegado, se espera que su avión aterrice a las 10.
touch on - mencionar, tocar un tema
  • I didn't want to talk about it, but Sally touched on Carl's divorce.
    Yo no quería hablar de trabajo, pero Sally mencionó el divorcio de Carl.
track down - localizar
  • It was impossible to track down the murderer with such few clues.
    Era imposible localizar al asesino con tan pocas pistas.
trade in - canjear
  • Kate changed her mind and traded in her ticket for a CD.
    Kate cambió de opinión y canjeó su entrada por un CD.
trifle away - desperdiciar tiempo, dinero
  • Don't trifle away your time trying to speak to her, it's worthless.
    No pierdas el tiempo intentando hablar con ella, no vale la pena.
trip up - hacer tropezar
  • The kid didn't mean to trip you up, he didn't see you.
    El niño no quería hacerte tropezar, no te vio.
try on - probarse ropa
  • If you are not sure about the size you should try the trousers on.
    Si no estás segura del talle deberías probarte los pantalones.
try out - probar usando
  • I think we should try the program out before buying it.
    Creo que deberíamos probar el programa antes de comprarlo.
tune in - sintonizar
  • Let's try to tune in that station Jenny has recommended.
    Intentemos sintonizar esa estación que nos ha recomendado Jenny.